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Should I trim his Rockstar mane?

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    03-28-2012, 09:07 PM
  #1
Green Broke
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.
Thanks for looking
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    03-28-2012, 09:12 PM
  #2
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Green Broke
What a gorgeous boy!!! I am a sucker for long manes....I say leave it long
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    03-28-2012, 09:19 PM
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Green Broke
Braided
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    03-28-2012, 09:33 PM
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Weanling
Its so gorgeous long, I would definitely leave it long and braid it :)
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    03-28-2012, 09:38 PM
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Green Broke
I would do a running braid and leave it as it is.
     
    03-28-2012, 09:50 PM
  #6
Started
Nooo! Don't cut it....it's so preeeeety :)
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    03-28-2012, 11:55 PM
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Green Broke
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.
Long -6 Cut - 0
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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    03-29-2012, 12:21 AM
  #8
Showing
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.
     
    03-29-2012, 12:58 AM
  #9
Banned
I second the running braid!
Or a lattice if it's allowed!
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    03-29-2012, 12:59 AM
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Weanling
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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