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post #1 of 4 Old 04-21-2010, 08:55 PM Thread Starter
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Grooming for my Photoshoot

K, my boyfriend & I have a photoshoot coming up pretty soon with one of my horses. He's my jumper, and we want to do some shots of just us by the lake with him, but I also want to get some shots of him U/S.
I looooove the way he looks braided (like a baby warmblood!) but I don't want to braid his tail because I don't want him to look like a little hunter (he'll be wearing his martingale and big sheepskin jumping boots so it'll be pretty evident he's a jumper).
I know a lot of riders at higher levels braid manes and not tails, but usually if I'm just showing in the jumpers I leave him unbraided (mane nicely pulled) or if I take him to do dressage I braid him mane & tail.
What do you think? Both, just mane, or neither?

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post #2 of 4 Old 04-21-2010, 09:47 PM
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just mane in dressage we leave the tails unbraided
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post #3 of 4 Old 04-25-2010, 12:11 AM
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Definitely just mane. :)

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post #4 of 4 Old 04-26-2010, 02:41 PM
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I agree whole heartedly...mane only. Just make sure he is nicely clipped, and all polished up

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