How to Style Your Horse's Mane and Tail

You always want your horse's mane and tail to look professional and clean. Here is how to style both of them for fun or a horse show.

Steps

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    Divide a section of your horse's mane in your hand.
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    Plait, tie the hair with a hair tie, and repeat with the rest of the mane.
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    Take the first plait, twist it up (like a plaited bun), and tie it together with a hair tie.
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    Tie your ribbon around the plaited bun like a bow, and do this with the rest of your horse's plaits.
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    Divide your horse's tail into a small strand in your hand.
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    Plait the strand of hair with a hair tie.
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    Tie your ribbon around the hair tie into a bow and repeat this for the rest of the horse's tail.
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    Pet your horse for letting you style its mane and tail.

Tips

  • It's also good to have a few extra hair ties and ribbons.
  • It is a good idea if you style your horses mane and tail with the help of an adult.
  • Your horses mane and tail will look nicer if you stick to one colour for the hair ties and ribbons.

Warnings

  • Be careful when you are styling your horses tail. If your horse has ever kicked, you SHOULD have a helper with you, so you don't get kicked!
  • You might not get the styling right the first time so don't worry.
  • Do NOT style your horse's mane and tail if your horse is not in a good mood.

Things You'll Need

  • Horse brush
  • Carrot
  • 35 hair ties and ribbons (more or less)
  • Helper (optional)

Article Info

Categories: Horse Grooming