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post #1 of 4 Old 06-05-2012, 10:07 PM Thread Starter
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Keeping mane on one side

There's a piece of my horse's mane that always flips over to the other side. I have a show in a few days and don't plan on braiding it, so I need it neat. I'm going to try to braid it until then to keep it down, but if that doesn't work what can I use to keep it on the correct side on show day?
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post #2 of 4 Old 06-05-2012, 10:12 PM
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My suggestion is to put a hoodie on your horse to train that piece of hair to stay there for the show and when you get to the show, use a lot of tail and mane tamer to keep it there.
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post #3 of 4 Old 06-05-2012, 10:20 PM
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Get some bands, get it wet, and band it on that side. Maybe hairspray the roots as well. Normally they go back within a week that way, but since your show is in a few days I would band and get a hood, and definitely leave it on as long as you can. All else fails, buy some of the BedHead Control Freak human hair gel from walmart or some hairspray and gel/spray it down. As girly as this is you could try using a flat iron too on show day, I've done that before too.

Pssh.I didn't pick up the wrong lead
It's called a counter canter...
...A very advanced maneuver.
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post #4 of 4 Old 06-05-2012, 11:29 PM
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love that I found this thread! A whole section of Drifter's mane falls to his left side. It makes it look like he has an incredibly awkward butt part. Hahaha
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