It is an old school grooming technique. When I say 'old school', I mean really old.
So, you take some old hay and twist it up a bit until you have a lump slightly bigger than your hand.
How to make a wisp
Then, you wet it in a bucket of water and proceed to beat the meaty parts of your horse with it.
|mine might be little big|
So, I proceeded to beat my horse about his meaty parts. He didn't run away...
In fact, I think he liked it!
And bonus! He is also a little cleaner!!