Deciding Which Leistner Brush to Choose
There are many Leistner Horse Grooming Brushes to choose from and sometimes it can get confusing as to which brush to use and when to use it.
The basic rule of thumb is during the grooming process, start with the stiffest brush and end with the softest brush.
Based on your horse’s sensitivity and your personal preference to how much you like to groom, you can mix and match the brushes for your needs.
At the bottom of this page are some brush sets that we’ve put together that might also help you decide.
Here are the steps for grooming and the brushes appropriate for each step. You can click on the images to go to the page where those brushes are on the website.
Step 1: Curry
Step 2: Mud – stiff
The dandy flick removes the loosened dirt, dust, dander, and hair by using a flicking motion with the brush.
- Dandy Dust Brush
- Sweepy Flick Brush
- Mixed Bristle Dandy Step
Body brushes smooth the coat and removes the dirt and dust left behind by the dandy flick brush. Body brushes are available in different styles and sizes to accommodate personal preferences.
- Grand Gilbert
- Fury - Satchmo
- Esprit Angled (dual use medium soft and medium bristles)
Finishing brushes get the last of the dust on the coat revealing the shine.
- Dandy Coat Shine (soft)
- Large Goat Hair (very soft)