how can yo get a horses mane to lay flat?

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how can yo get a horses mane to lay flat?

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    08-24-2010, 08:40 PM
how can yo get a horses mane to lay flat?

Please tell me how!
Tess has a feral kinda lays up towards her ears.
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    08-24-2010, 08:40 PM
Green Broke
You could try wetting it, then braiding it all to one side.
    08-24-2010, 10:19 PM
I would trie to wet it down than after that brush it that drie it with a hair drier
    08-25-2010, 10:32 PM
There are sleezie type things that are made for that. Here is one you could try: Smith Brothers
See that the mane is all to one side and leave it on. I have not used this so I don't know if it works or how long to keep it on but you could experiment!
    08-25-2010, 11:06 PM
Is it one of these that your talking about....its not mine its my friends but I will get one.
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    08-26-2010, 02:58 PM
I know exactly what you mean. My mare's mane does the same thing, and her mane is really long. I think it's from their heads being down grazing all day. I banded my horses mane to try to fix it. Wet it down with a leave in conditioner, and band it down. Replace the bands as necessary, and re-condition daily. That's what I do for it anyway.

Good luck, by the way our mares look a whole lot alike. It's really very freaky to me.

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