Stables - Tools of the Trade

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The tools or props that would be used in the stables would include the following:

  • Hoof Pick - a flat-edged metal hook used to clean the hooves of horses and mules.
  • Curry Comb - a wooden, rubber or metal oval comb with rows of dull teeth which is used to clean a horse's, mule's or ox's coat.
  • Brush - used to brush dust and sweat from the horse's coat and mane.
  • Rub Rag - used to remove sweat and moisture from the horse's coat.
  • Whisp - a tool to clean and curry the horse's mane and tail hair.
Stable Tools Stable Frock CoatHeadRakesPitchforksBroom

  • Frock Coat - used by dragoons during stable duty.
  • Head - used in drill known as "running at the heads."
  • Hay and Manure Forks and Rakes - used for cleaning out and putting hay back in stalls.
  • Stable Brooms - for sweeping floors.
  • Shovels - for scooping manure out of stalls (not pictured).
Stable Tools TubWheelbarrow
Dragoon Saddle
  • Tack - includes saddles, halters, and bridles.
  • Utility Tub - used for various chores.
  • Wheelbarrow

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