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Melody Hames, The Horse Barber

“Inspiring Professionalism Within The Equestrian Clipping Industry”.


What We Do?


Online Equine Clipping Education

E-Learn how to traditionally and creatively clip horses with The Horse Barber.

North West Based Horse Clipping Service

We take huge pride in our traditional and creative clipping. The Horse Barber is a fully insured professional and friendly service, providing your horse with the very best care and attention for his clip.

One to One confidence building

Fear is the main emotion that undermines confidence. Learn how to connect on a deeper level with your horse, improving his confidence and trust around clipping, as well as every day interactions.




The Healing Horse

The Healing Horse ‘May he spread his healing powers with every beat upon the ground’ – The Horse Barber


We let our reviews speak for themselves…

“Her knowledge and passion of her job always shines through.”

Jill Parkinson

Mottram, General Clipping

“Mel you are outstanding as a trainer and SIMPLY THE BEST!”

Correen Thornton

Bolton, Clipping Tuition

“One truly professional and very talented trainer! Thank you!”

Vicky Hogkiss

Bolton, Confidence Building

Newest Horse Clip COMING SOON in 2021

The next major creative horse clipping project by The Horse Barber has commenced! It will be released in early 2021! (Excited, much!) This time, you will have the opportunity to see behind the scenes footage and online training videos, to see and learn exactly how it is done from start to finish... simply sign up with your email and you will be notified when this is released (2021)


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