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post #1 of 17 Old 06-16-2014, 06:04 PM Thread Starter
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Another "Should I Roach?" Thread

I apologize for this topic because I know there are already a few like it, but I'm looking for opinions.

I am wanting to roach Nav's mane. He has a thick mane but it's usually pretty uneven and scraggly. I prefer the look of a roached mane and don't mind the silly mohawk look when it grows out (at least on other horses that I've seen).

Can I get a few opinions?

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post #2 of 17 Old 06-16-2014, 06:10 PM
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Hair grows back. You can roach it and see if you like it and if not let it grow back out. Roaching it will definitely show off his nice neck.
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post #3 of 17 Old 06-16-2014, 06:43 PM
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Yes yes yes yes! I love roaching. When I get back into horses I can't wait to roach my first mane! Especially a horse with an exceptional neck
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On him, I would! He has such a pretty, thick neck so it would look quite dashing on him.
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post #5 of 17 Old 06-16-2014, 09:20 PM
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He is built to carry of the roached look, I would do it, and post pics for everyone to admire
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post #6 of 17 Old 06-16-2014, 10:17 PM Thread Starter
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Wow, thanks all! I went ahead and did it tonight while I was out at the barn.

It's not perfect by any means, had to use scissors, but I think he looks quite good. I'll see about getting some pictures tomorrow. :)
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subbing for pics!
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post #8 of 17 Old 06-16-2014, 10:29 PM
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He's a doll! I think he could rock just about any look you chose ;D

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post #9 of 17 Old 06-24-2014, 02:58 PM Thread Starter
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Alright, I finally got around to taking some pictures of him with the new doo. :) I apologize if they're a little big... It's grown out a bit by now and looks really good, I like it more than I thought I would!

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post #10 of 17 Old 06-24-2014, 04:07 PM
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