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  • What do i do for my horse for main and tail growth that i can find at home
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    07-20-2011, 07:02 PM
  #11
Foal
Don't fret! Hahah it will eventually grow out even if you don't apply any product :) When I got my QH Nahvar he has a very (and I mean VERY) short tail and he was 4 years old, When I brought him home all I ever did was brush when he was caught but didn't braid it because I tried that once with his forlock and he ripped nearly all of it out.. :/ now he is 8 and sporting a ground length thick, black glossy tail! I believe that it is because where he used to be boarded the other horses may have chewed on it. I have a friend that used to keep her arab gelding with a goat and the goat ate the hair off the horses tail :/
     
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    07-24-2011, 03:37 AM
  #12
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Originally Posted by eqkidd    
Wash it/condition, let it dry, apply detangler and leave in conditioner, then braid it. You can put the tail in a tailbag or vet wrap. This is what I do to my Arab show horse and his tail drags like a foot on the ground and it's THICK.
thank you very much
     
    07-24-2011, 03:39 AM
  #13
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Originally Posted by MHFoundation Quarters    
I second MTG. Great stuff! I've been using it on my yearling filly, her tail is only about 6 inches from the ground now & her mane is past her shoulder
i think so now thanks and 2f
     
    07-24-2011, 03:43 AM
  #14
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Originally Posted by ipal01    
I'm not certain there is much you can do about that. I think it depends on their pedigree. I have a yearling that is going to have a very long mane, not certain about the tail yet. Both sire and **** have long ones. Then I have others that are thick and wavy and so on. Everyone is different. My little spotted mare has a beautiful mane and foreloc is short??? Don't figure. Hope you can find something that works.
do something more than do nothing better
Thanks
     
    07-24-2011, 03:47 AM
  #15
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Originally Posted by Nahvar4ever    
Don't fret! Hahah it will eventually grow out even if you don't apply any product :) When I got my QH Nahvar he has a very (and I mean VERY) short tail and he was 4 years old, When I brought him home all I ever did was brush when he was caught but didn't braid it because I tried that once with his forlock and he ripped nearly all of it out.. :/ now he is 8 and sporting a ground length thick, black glossy tail! I believe that it is because where he used to be boarded the other horses may have chewed on it. I have a friend that used to keep her arab gelding with a goat and the goat ate the hair off the horses tail :/
I hope so
But it's always don't follow my will
So I would try and I think is useful
     
    07-24-2011, 10:03 AM
  #16
Foal
I have a part appaloosa! Lol, I use MTG as well, and when brushing I use veteroline and am very careful to not pull out hairs, His mane will never grow longer than 7 inches but I keep it cut short for showing anyway.. his tail is looking beautiful!

My b.o told me about this concauction with listerine in it that she says works better than mtg though.. try googling it.
     
    07-24-2011, 01:05 PM
  #17
Weanling
I have used the listerine concussion and did not like it for my horse but I think it depends on what you are trying to do. I had a friend that used it cause her horse had a fungus in her tail and it worked great.
     

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