Should I trim his Rockstar mane? - The Horse Forum
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post #1 of 52 Old 03-28-2012, 08:07 PM Thread Starter
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Should I trim his Rockstar mane?

To trim or not to trim for a CDE that is the question.
Should I leave it long and braid?
Should I leave it long and not braid?
Should I trim it up?
I posted some examples of what he looks like trimed and not.
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post #2 of 52 Old 03-28-2012, 08:12 PM
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What a gorgeous boy!!! I am a sucker for long manes....I say leave it long
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post #3 of 52 Old 03-28-2012, 08:19 PM
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post #4 of 52 Old 03-28-2012, 08:33 PM
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Its so gorgeous long, I would definitely leave it long and braid it :)
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post #5 of 52 Old 03-28-2012, 08:38 PM
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I would do a running braid and leave it as it is.
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post #6 of 52 Old 03-28-2012, 08:50 PM
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Nooo! Dont cut it....it's so preeeeety :)
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post #7 of 52 Old 03-28-2012, 10:55 PM Thread Starter
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Oh my, I thought everyone would say cut it, which is the way I was leaning.
I do think long helps with the horseflys. Now I am in quite a delema.
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Thanks for the replys!!

Here is a photo I took on todays drive, we were trotting and you can just see that his mane is flowing and barely flipping up at the ends, I love that. The bridle path looks like a peacock though.
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post #8 of 52 Old 03-28-2012, 11:21 PM
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I'm going to say trim it. I bet he'd look real sharp with the short mane braided up short would look smart when he's in harness.
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post #9 of 52 Old 03-28-2012, 11:58 PM
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I second the running braid!
Or a lattice if it's allowed!
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post #10 of 52 Old 03-28-2012, 11:59 PM
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I would leave it, but he needs his bridle path done! He would look sharp with those little button braids or whatever thier called, or a running braid like someone mentioned. He's beautiful!

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