- 1). Put your horse in a halter.
- 2). Tie the lead rope to a railing near a water hose.
- 3). Use a gentle spray of water. It's easiest to use a hose with an adjustable nozzle.
- 4). Start at your horse's hooves and work your way up his legs.
- 5). Wash his body from the belly up.
- 6). Hold the lead rope and with a light mist gently wash off your horse's face. Most horses don't like this and may fuss.
- 7). Hose your horse's neck, including under the mane, and continue down the neck to the tail.
- 8). Pull the horse's tail away and wash underneath.
- 9). Use a big, soft sponge and gentle shampoo if you want a more thorough wash. Do not put shampoo on the horse's face.
Rinse entire horse with a gentle spray.
Use a sweat scraper or the side of your hand to wipe away excess water.
Let the horse dry thoroughly before putting him back in his stall.
Apply fly repellant once the horse is dry.