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  • Hunter braids left or right side?

View Poll Results: Do you prefer manes to lay on the left or the right?
Left 6 7.23%
Right 42 50.60%
It completely doesn't matter 35 42.17%
Voters: 83. You may not vote on this poll

 
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    12-20-2008, 10:57 AM
  #11
Weanling
Right looks better for halter because outlaw has the perrfect mane for pleasure.
     
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    12-20-2008, 11:51 AM
  #12
Started
Doesn't matter to me, but my prefrence is both sides
     
    12-20-2008, 12:07 PM
  #13
Yearling
I have always been taught the right side because that is the side we always braid on for shows.
     
    12-20-2008, 05:55 PM
  #14
Foal
I don't care as long as it's all on the same side, unfortunatly my horses mane is half on each side and it annoys the cr.p out of me, I'v left it plaited on the right side for days at a time and it just won't stay there:(
     
    12-20-2008, 06:18 PM
  #15
Foal
Hilly's is on her right side (looking at her head on - our left)
Towards her withers it goes both ways which I constantly correct, but just prefers to be like that I suppose!
As long as she has a mane :P
     
    12-20-2008, 10:13 PM
  #16
Green Broke
I had no idea it even mattered! I have a horse calendar with little "fun facts" that says all horses have 2 legs on one side that are slightly shorter than their other two legs...and the side the mane naturally falls on is their shorter side. I've also heard others say that it falls on their "stronger" side...who knows how much of either is true.

Sandie's falls on the left side, and I hadn't really thought of switching it...I would think that would take a LOT of effort!! Are there rules on which side it's SUPPOSED to fall on?? I've never heard of this...I always thought it just falls on whichever side is most natural and is just another personal characteristic of your horse.
     
    12-20-2008, 11:01 PM
  #17
Started
For some reason this makes me think of my mom. She is naturally left handed. Her parents and teachers made her use her right hand. She's now this odd combination of a righty and lefty.
     
    12-20-2008, 11:03 PM
  #18
Weanling
I do hunter braids in my horse's mane for every show. His mane is on the right side. It really throws me off to braid a mane on the left side. It just doesn't feel right. I am kinda anal about my braids though, each one has the exact same number of cross overs. It is only a matter of habit for me looks wise I don't care what side it falls on. When my horse isn't braided for a show his mane pretty much goes every which way.
     
    12-20-2008, 11:34 PM
  #19
Foal
Quote:
Originally Posted by mudypony    
I have always been taught the right side because that is the side we always braid on for shows.
yup. =]
     
    12-21-2008, 02:35 AM
  #20
Started
I agree with the "ive been taught right b/c of showing" ... that's how we roll in CA ;)
     

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