Grooming essentials 

Three types of grooming products have been put to the test by the team of grooms and owners at Tim and Antonia Brown's yard in Northamptonshire. If you'd like to know the full scores given to each product, please find details below.

Each product is given a mark out of five for ease of use, effectiveness and value for money.

Detanglers

Detanglers

Groom Away Tangleaway £7.99 for 500ml

Ease of use 4.5 / 5

Effectiveness 3.5 / 5

Value for money 4.5 / 5

Score 12.5

Equimins Detangler Ultra Silky £9.35 for 500ml

Ease of use 5 / 5

Effectiveness 5 / 5

Value for money 4 / 5

Score 14

HySHINE Magic Finish Detangler £9 for 500ml

Ease of use 4 / 5

Effectiveness 3.5 / 5

Value for money 3.5 / 5

Score 11.5

Carr & Day & Martin Canter Mane & Tail conditioner £16 for 600ml

Ease of use 5 / 5

Effectiveness 5 / 5

Value for money 5 / 5

Score 15

Absorbine Showring shine £13 for 946ml

Ease of use 4.5 /5

Effectiveness 4.5 / 5

Value for money 4.5 / 5

Score 14.5

NAF Shine On £9.99 for 500ml

Ease of use 4 / 5

Effectiveness 3.5 / 5

Value for money 4 / 5

Score 11.5

Cavalor Star Shine £14.75 for 500ml

Ease of use 4.5 / 5

Effectiveness 5 / 5

Value for money 4 / 5

Score 13.5

SHOWMASTER Tail Detangler £5.49 for 500ml

Ease of use 3.5 / 5

Effectiveness 3.5 / 5

Value for money 4 / 5

Score 11


Plaiting sprays

Plaiting products

 

Equimins Plaiting Liquid £10.70 for 500ml

Ease of use 5/5

Effectiveness 3.5 / 5

Value for money 3.5 / 5

Score 12

Quit Braid £14.50 for 473ml

Ease of use 4.5 / 5

Effectiveness 4 / 5

Value for money 4 / 5

Score 13

NAF Plait it Up £9.99 for 500ml

Ease of use 4 / 5

Effectiveness 5 / 5

Value for money 5 / 5

Score 14

Nettex Plaiting Spray  £11.95 for 500ml

Ease of use 4 / 5

Effectiveness 3.5 / 5

Value for money 3.5 / 5

Score 11


Stain removers

Stain removers

 

Equimins Stain Remover £7.99 for 500ml

Ease of use 4 / 5

Effectiveness 4 / 5

Value for money 4 / 5

Score 12

Stain Master (Carr Day Martin) £13 for 600ml

Ease of use 5 / 5

Effectiveness 4 / 5

Value for money 4 / 5

Score 13

Hawkins Organic Secret Weapon £12.95 for 230ml

Ease of use 5 / 5

Effectiveness 5 / 5

Value for money 4.5 / 5

Score 14.5

NAF Muck Off £7.99 for 500ml

Ease of use 3.5 / 5

Effectiveness 4 / 5

Value for money 4 / 5

Score 11.5

Nettex stain remover £9.15 for 500ml

Ease of use 4.5 / 5

Effectiveness 4 / 5

Value for money 4 / 5

Score 11.5

HySHINE Magic Vanish stain remover £9 for 500ml

Ease of use 3.5 / 5

Effectiveness 3.5 / 5

Value for money 4 / 5

Score 11