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    10-22-2011, 11:46 PM
  #1
Yearling
Mane and tails

How to get my paints horses mane and tail thicker? Its thin and not as long as I would like. My other two horses are thick and long. My Qh is wavy and to the ground. And id like his be long and thick too. Any advise?
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    10-23-2011, 02:04 PM
  #2
Foal
Apply MTG once a week to tail bone. It's like magic.
     
    10-23-2011, 04:59 PM
  #3
Trained
I just finished posting this on another thread here......

Managing a Long Mane: Makeover Edition

I was unable to copy my post-it is on page 2.

Seems to be pertinent.
     
    10-23-2011, 10:24 PM
  #4
Yearling
I do cut them every few weeks to keep them healthy but his is always so thin.
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    10-28-2011, 08:05 PM
  #5
Banned
I am trying to do the SAME thing. Although my Paints have GREAT tails... long and thick and healthy. It's their manes that are short, and they have almost NO bangs.

I have been brushing them and applying MTG once a week to the root area. Hoping for some results, but I am totally with you here!
     
    10-28-2011, 09:13 PM
  #6
Yearling
What is MTG???
     
    10-28-2011, 09:29 PM
  #7
Banned
Its a hair conditioner for horses. Mane Tail Groom. You should be able to get it at any store that sells that type of product...
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    10-28-2011, 10:13 PM
  #8
Yearling
Okay, thanks ill look for it.
     
    10-28-2011, 10:17 PM
  #9
Weanling
MTG can help, also you may want to consider adding rice bran to his diet. It tends to help with a healthy looking coat/mane/tail. If he's pulling parts of it out, you may want to protect it with a tail bag.

Also, remember that some horses simply don't grow pretty tails - but if you want to show, you can always buy a tail extension for him!
     
    10-28-2011, 10:27 PM
  #10
Yearling
He doesnt pull it out. I do wanna show but he will be a gammer or maybe a roping horse he's pretty calm when I throw stuff around him he doesnt flinch if it hits him. He's not going to be a Westren pleasure or trail horse.
     

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