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post #1 of 8 Old 09-25-2011, 11:13 AM Thread Starter
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The Evolution of Hair

I was going back over my pictures and realized that my Walking Horse gelding has gone through a bunch of different hairstyles in a short amount of time, so I just thought I'd post them :)

At first he had the really long, stallion-like mane
Spirit braided.jpg

Then he got his HUGE knot, so I cut it off to this awkward length
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Then I dyed it red :)
Spirit Red Mane.jpg

Then it faded to orage so . . .
Spirit Faded.jpg

I dyed it back to black
2011-03-18 14.02.43.jpg

Then we took up dressage, so I had to cut it short (it's kinda poofy in the picture)
2011-06-16 14.31.43.jpg

And yesterday, I had a bad day. I was trimming his mane and he jerked his head and . . . yeah, it was bad. So I shaved it all off. His forelock is really awkward . . .
2011-09-24 15.06.56.jpg

So there is Spirit's evolution of hair

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post #2 of 8 Old 09-25-2011, 11:38 AM
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Awesome!!! His neck now looks very thick in my opinion but, but he is beautiful!
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post #3 of 8 Old 09-25-2011, 12:00 PM
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It never occurred to me that you could dye horses' hair. That looks so cool!
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post #4 of 8 Old 09-25-2011, 03:26 PM
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Good looking, solid, robust Walking Horse. More like what we had when I was a kid. Wish they were more common today.

I guess dressing up the mane is a girl thing. Guys usually just do their horses hair like we do our own. A good brushing to keep out the knots and cut if needed :))
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post #5 of 8 Old 10-16-2011, 04:55 PM
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Very cute horse! i love his face
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post #6 of 8 Old 10-16-2011, 05:28 PM
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I think he looks the best roached!

He's a cutie. Looks like a sweetheart.
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post #7 of 8 Old 10-17-2011, 04:30 PM
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I love the red streaks! what kind of dye did you use?

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post #8 of 8 Old 10-18-2011, 09:33 AM
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I love the roached look on him. Looks like you have had a lot of fun with his hair.

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