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    11-30-2011, 01:34 PM
  #1
Foal
Mane Rubbed Out

So my 2 year old rubbed most of his mane out before I bought him. What would be best??

Leave it be
Cut the long part/s to match the short
Roach it and start over

I'm open to any suggestions. No showing going on this winter but possibly in the spring.
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    11-30-2011, 01:56 PM
  #2
mls
Trained
How much has it grown out since you got him?

If he grows really slow, I would be hesitant to roach it.
     
    11-30-2011, 02:04 PM
  #3
Foal
I've only had him for a week or so. Not really sure how fast it grows yet
     
    11-30-2011, 09:50 PM
  #4
Weanling
I'd roach it and start with some MTG
     
    11-30-2011, 09:59 PM
  #5
Trained
When mine do lovely things like that, I roach 'em, and then I use MTG until I'm sure it's not a fungal thing, then I switch to Healthy Hair Care conditioner sprayed on everyday. It smells BETTER! I also use Eqyss Products Microtek leave in conditioner once a week or so. Also, they get a sleazy from then on.
     
    11-30-2011, 11:58 PM
  #6
Trained
Sorry, but there is no fixing this, you have to make it even. So roach it off. The rotter, huh?
     
    12-04-2011, 12:27 AM
  #7
Weanling
Oh, the glorious times when horses decide they want a new hair style.

Roach that sucker!
     
    12-04-2011, 09:51 PM
  #8
Banned
GET THE CLIPPERS! Roached maned don't acctually look to bad... buzzzzzzz!
     
    12-04-2011, 10:34 PM
  #9
Foal
I would shave his mane and start over. Be careful with MTG because it burned my horses mane off :/ It works great for some horses but some can have a reaction to it.
     
    12-04-2011, 10:50 PM
  #10
Started
I agree with the masses. Roach it and start over!
     

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