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Get swept up in our pick of the best yard brooms


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  • Having the best outdoor brooms on your yard can make all the difference. To the untrained eye a broom is just a broom, but to anyone who has spent even a small amount of time sweeping a yard with a sub-standard outdoor broom will know this is not the case. Every equestrian has a favourite type of broom – some sweep better in a certain direction, while others are designed to be anti-clogging. They also come in a range of sizes that will suit different users. The best outdoor brooms will sweep in all directions, be easy to handle, cope with wet and dry debris, be durable and store well.

    Best outdoor brooms for yard use

    Herbie’s Quickie 24in Super Bulldozer broom review best outdoor brooms

    Herbie’s Quickie 24in Super Bulldozer broom

    Handle length: 152cm | Head width: 61cm | RRP: £34 | Review: 8/10 |

    This broom from Herbie’s is described as suitable for use on wet or dry debris, and on rough or smooth surfaces. It is lightweight and has an extra-long steel handle, which has a swivel hanging feature for easy storage. The  heavy-duty resin broom head is warp-, rot- and crack-resistant, and it doesn’t absorb water in the way that wood might do. The bristles are made of stiff natural fibres that are great for heavy debris and rough surfaces, and provide a good flick action. Replacement heads and handles are available, and the broom comes with a five-year guarantee. It is available as a single broom or as a carton of four.

    This broom scored 8/10 as part of our independent testing scheme – read the full review.

    View now at equus.co.uk

    Equerry British Bulldog yard broom review best outdoor brooms

    Equerry British Bulldog yard broom

    Handle length: 150cm | Head width: 45cm | RRP: £19.99 | Review: 8/10 |

    This Equerry broom combines two fibre strengths to help make light work of sweeping away all types of dirt and debris – the stiff fibres at the front will remove stubborn dirt and debris whilst the softer fibres at the back will enable the broom to catch lighter debris. The hollow centre in the middle of the broom head is designed to ensure the brush fibres don’t become clogged. The broom comes with a black handle and has a screw fixing for easy assembly.

    This Equerry broom scored 8/10 as part of our independent testing scheme – read the full review.

    View now at amazon.co.uk or equus.co.uk

    Harold Moore stable and yard broom review best outdoor brooms

    Harold Moore stable and yard broom

    Colours: Blue, green, pink or purple | Handle length: 140cm | Head width: 30cm, 45cm, 60cm | RRP: From £19 | Review: 6/10 |

    These Harold Moore brooms are designed to be compatible with any surface, including concrete, rubber matting, stone, tarmac or cobbles. They are hard wearing and specifically designed for the demands of the professional equestrian environment. They have a low wear rate and are designed to work on the toughest surfaces while remaining soft enough to be rubber matting friendly. The bristles are crimped to increase the contact surface area and create a more effective material grab. They’re also non-absorbent, rot proof and easy to clean. The design minimises clogging and the increased hole depth provides additional bristle support, while anti-corrosive stainless steel staples securely fixes them in place. The pole is made of high performance durable aluminium and topped with an ergonomic hanging handle.

    This broom scored 6/10 as part of our independent testing scheme – read the full review.

    View now at viovet.co.uk, amazon.co.uk or equus.co.uk

    Red Gorilla Gorilla broom review best outdoor brooms

    Red Gorilla Gorilla broom

    Colours: Blue, red, pistachio, pink, yellow or purple | Handle length: 120cm or 147cm | Head width: 30cm or 50cm | RRP: From £16 | Review: 6/10 |

    This Red Gorilla broom is available in six different colours, which is great if you’re on a livery yard, and three different sizes. It has a colourful and practical design, and comes with a built-in scraper blade and anti-clog channel, which cuts down flying dust for a clean sweeping action. The extra-wide head on the larger broom allows you to shift more with minimal effort. It performs well in a wet environment as the head and bristles don’t soak up any fluid.

    This broom scored 6/10 as part of our independent testing scheme – read the full review.

    View now at amazon.co.uk or viovet.co.uk

    BroomRaker review best outdoor brooms

    BroomRaker cleaning tool

    Handle length: 115cm | Head width: 30.6cm | RRP: £35 |

    This lightweight and robust tool from BroomRaker is the handy combination of a broom and a rake in one, eliminating the need for two separate tools. It is made of recyclable and sustainable materials, and has been designed, developed and manufactured in Britain. This dual-purpose tool is he only tool designed to fit and clean the grooves on the Ifor Williams horse trailers.

    View now at ebay.co.uk


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