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    03-02-2010, 12:12 AM
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I Roached It!

I definitely hadn't planned on this, but today I went to pull Kainne's mane and I always cut it first with thinning shears so I started cutting it the length I usually pull it to (pretty short so there's a lot of room to grow and I can be lazy since he's not showing anyway) and wasn't really paying attention and without noticing was working my way up..until I realized I had angled wrong and started cutting it WAY too short and it looked a little silly.. but when I took a step back I realized he could actually pull off a roach, and hey, I've been wanting to try roaching a mane for awhile.

I didn't think he could pull it off but I've got to say I'm liking how it looks!
I do plan to grow it back out to normal pulled length though, I just figured since it was so short I might as well do it.
Here's the man himself sporting his new look:
(excuse if it looks a little weird, I had put micro tek in it because he was kind of itchy)


Before:



Now:







Also he may look a little impatient..it was dinner time and he was getting a little annoyed, haha
     
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    03-02-2010, 02:58 AM
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Hmm, in hindsight this probably should have gone in pictures..
     
    03-08-2010, 01:38 PM
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Foal
Aww, I like his mane before it was roached, but he's quite handsome so he can pull it off!
     
    03-08-2010, 05:26 PM
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Originally Posted by wubbie    
Aww, I like his mane before it was roached, but he's quite handsome so he can pull it off!
Yeah, I definitely like it more too..but I quite like this too!
It's sort of just been an interesting thing to try, probably won't do it again xD
     
    03-12-2010, 01:51 AM
  #5
Foal
He looks so handsome! I've thought about doing the same to my mares mane and just haven't gotten the guts to do it yet, haha.
     
    03-12-2010, 02:07 AM
  #6
Foal
Hahaha I really like the way it looks roached!! Its looks neater and suits his body well I think (=
     
    03-12-2010, 09:12 AM
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He looks awesome!
He looks very similar to my gelding that I've been wanting to roach but can't bring myself to do it. Seeing these gives me a little more reason to go for it :)
     
    03-12-2010, 12:59 PM
  #8
Foal
I do that to my mom's mare all the time. I love the look of a roached mane. It shows off the arch of their neck more. He looks very handsome!
     
    03-12-2010, 07:48 PM
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Thanks everybody! =D
And Kainne thanks you too, haha
     
    03-15-2010, 08:42 PM
  #10
Foal
I think he looks really cute with it roached.
     

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