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January, 1963 20 (Continued from page IS) below the knees or hocks, about the head, or over bony prominences. Likewise, it should not be used on animals that have been recently clipped or that have a fine, thin coat of hair. A wisp of hay or the grooming cloth can bs used on animals with fine, thin coats. Body brush: Principal tool used for grooming. It can be used for brushing the entire body. Dandy brush: Made of stiff fiber, usually about two inches in length. If can be used instead of the curry comb for removing light dirt from the skin and is excellent for brushing the mane and tail. Mane and tail comb: Convenient for coming out a matted mane or tail. Grooming cloth, drying cloth: A suitable grooming cloth can be made from old toweling or old blankets. A con­ venient size is 18 to 24 inches square. The grooming cloth is used to remove dirt and dust from the coat; to wipe out the eyes, ears, nostrils, lips and dock; and to give the coat a final sheen or polish. Also, it may be used to dry or ruffle the coat before brushing. A suitable drying cloth can be made from an ordinary burlap bag. It is used to dry par­ tially the coats of horses that have been worked. Sweat scraper: Used to remove excess perspiration from heated, wet and sweating animals. Hoof pick (or hook) : Use to clean out the feet. oonting C)~^rocec(itre and