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Five-Step Post-Competition Horse Care
Posted: January 2017
Watch professional groom Lee McKeever, who manages horses for Olympic show jumper McLain Ward, discuss five steps for proper post-competition horse care. This video is brought to you by NetJets.
Professional groom Lee McKeever, who manages horses for Olympic show jumper McLain Ward, walks you through cooling your horse after competition, assessing your horse’s condition, and checking your horse’s legs.
To learn more about the sport of show jumping, please visit the United States Hunter Jumper Association and US Equestrian’s jumping page.
- The 15-Minute Cool Down Walk
- Assessing and Washing Your Horse
- Leg Care
- Poultice or Liniment
- Packing Feet
This video is brought to you by NetJets.
About The Expert
Professional Groom and Competition Horse Manager
Lee McKeever has worked for Olympic gold medal-winning show jumper McLain Ward for more than two decades and is based at Ward’s Castle Hill Farm in Brewster, N.Y., where McKeever’s wife Erica also works. The McKeevers manage Ward’s show jumping barn. For more about Castle Hill Farm, please visit McLain Ward's website.
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