Does your horse have a bridle path? - Page 5
   

       The Horse Forum > Keeping and Caring for Horses > Horse Grooming

Does your horse have a bridle path?

This is a discussion on Does your horse have a bridle path? within the Horse Grooming forums, part of the Keeping and Caring for Horses category
  • Pony club bridlepath
  • Bridle path pony club

View Poll Results: Does your horse have a bridle path?
Yes 65 64.36%
No 25 24.75%
Maybe so 11 10.89%
Voters: 101. You may not vote on this poll

 
LinkBack Thread Tools
    05-08-2010, 06:39 PM
  #41
Trained
I always do, since it was ingrained in me during my Pony Club Day's.

I remember my Pony Club instructor in my level said to me "A loved Pony has a bridle path" so since then, I've always done it. Lol.

Funny how Adults imprint things into you.
     
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
    05-09-2010, 12:22 AM
  #42
Yearling
XD I like that quote MIEventer. My poor, unloved, spoiled pony without a bridle path...

Thanks for all the voting and responses everyone!
     
    05-09-2010, 12:26 AM
  #43
Weanling
Gunner has a sad, sad mane, so he already has a natural separation. Maybe as he gets healthier he'll grow some more there, but it may just be his natural look.

Hoover isn't ridden anymore, so I don't really see a reason to clip him, but I did when he was ridden. He has a fairly thick mane, so he needed it to help his bridle fit right.
     
    05-09-2010, 08:58 PM
  #44
Foal
I have some with and some without bridle paths.







I think either way can look pretty, however, I do like at least a an inch or so for a bridle if they are working under saddle.

Kristine
     
    05-09-2010, 09:06 PM
  #45
Trained
My riding horses have bridle paths. I hate fighting to get their mane untangled from the halter/bridle and there's no head shaking because it's being rubbed or pulled.

*sigh*
Spencer... I LOVE that horse!
     
    05-09-2010, 09:09 PM
  #46
Yearling
My thoroughbred had a bridle path back when he raced, and when it starts to grow back I really don't like the mohawk look on him, it makes him not look as "neat"...even thou we don't show. But I must admit the little mohawk does look quite cute so I cut his.
     
    05-11-2010, 05:39 PM
  #47
Weanling
Yes, I do, I use clippers, fold back her ear and cut the length from 1/2'' behind the poll to the tip of the ear. She's always been cut that way, and I wouldn't have the hair there to be in a tangled mess anyway.
     
    05-11-2010, 06:11 PM
  #48
Green Broke
Ok so is it strange that rather than use real clippers I prefer to use one of those little purple horse razors? Lol does anyone else use those??

Sandie hates the clippers on her muzzle but doesn't care at all about that little razor :)
Posted via Mobile Device
     
    05-12-2010, 01:16 AM
  #49
Foal
Yes.. Actually I just touched them up today. Its easier to halter and bridle and also looks neat
     
    05-12-2010, 10:54 AM
  #50
Started
The horses I work have bridle paths. The pasture ponies, not so much. I just think about how I get a headache when my hair is pulled back, then I wonder if it feels like that for my horse. So, I clip them if they spend any amount of time in a halter and/or bridle.
     

Thread Tools

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
clipping the bridle path rottenweiler Horse Grooming 24 05-09-2010 09:58 PM
cutting a bridle path? crystal8489 Horse Grooming 10 05-20-2009 09:49 PM
The Bridle Path thebp Horse Talk 0 04-24-2009 07:26 AM
Bridle Path? OnlySamwise Horse Grooming 15 04-09-2009 09:32 PM
When should I cut the bridle path? GiddyVirgil Horse Grooming 6 02-22-2009 07:12 PM



All times are GMT -4. The time now is 08:26 AM.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.5
Copyright ©2000 - 2014, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
Search Engine Friendly URLs by vBSEO 3.6.0