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    10-13-2012, 10:45 PM
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Growing out a short mane..

So my mare had a decently long mane before I pulled it for our english shows..

Anyone have tips on how to help it grow? I'm assuming to just not brush it?
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    10-14-2012, 02:23 PM
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MTG and Olive oil can help it grow out faster, and like you said, try to avoid brushing it often.
     
    10-14-2012, 02:26 PM
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Lol. What actually got my mare's mane to grow in nice and thick was to shave it all off and let it grow back.
     
    10-14-2012, 02:36 PM
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:O my girl would look so silly
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    10-14-2012, 04:56 PM
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I second MTG, best product I've found out there, worth every penny!
     
    10-14-2012, 05:01 PM
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I didn't have much luck with MTG, just remember that it stinks, it's greasy, the mane will look dirty, and it increases the risk of sunburn.
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    10-14-2012, 05:14 PM
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I've used mtg before
But I think my girl may have a slight sulfur allergy so i'm a little iffy to be putting it on her weekly
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    10-14-2012, 05:17 PM
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I feel the hassle of MTG wasn't worth the little bit of extra hair growth.

I would just condition it and only use your fingers to untangle any knots.
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    10-16-2012, 09:28 PM
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I feed my horses soya in a bean form.. gives then a really good looking coat, shiny, full and always help with mane and tail problems.. veg or cod oils help too ..:)
     
    10-16-2012, 09:31 PM
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There are also supplements that help with hair and hoof growth. Anything that helps hooves grow will help hair grow. MSM and Biotin I believe (could be mistaken) are both good options. My mare's mare was rubbed completely bald when I got her, it's been a year on MSM and it's already about 12 inches long xD
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