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post #1 of 8 Old 11-06-2009, 08:47 AM Thread Starter
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Mane Tamer Substitute

I don't have a mane tamer or a sleazy, and neither is really in the budget at the moment, any tips or tricks on how to protect my horses' braids (or at least keep them from being totally destroyed) the night before the show?
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post #2 of 8 Old 11-06-2009, 08:49 AM
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i just use A LOT of hairspray & hope for the best =]

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post #3 of 8 Old 11-06-2009, 08:55 AM Thread Starter
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sounds like a plan.
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post #4 of 8 Old 11-06-2009, 10:06 AM
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just so you know, there are sleazy type hoods for $10 or $15 on

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post #5 of 8 Old 11-07-2009, 04:07 PM
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try looking around on ebay, craigslist and other websites for an affordable sleazy.

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post #6 of 8 Old 11-07-2009, 04:28 PM
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If you buy a sleazy hood once, it will probably save you money on lots of hairspray or quick braid, braiding bands, and time redoing braids.

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post #7 of 8 Old 11-26-2009, 12:35 PM
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I use a towel and use safety pins to hold it on.

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post #8 of 8 Old 11-28-2009, 03:37 PM
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Is itt for showing or something else - sowing I would still do it on the morning....

other wise I leave them in but dont roll them up... Use somethign designed to keep plaits in - we have pro plaits over here and it works a treat...

leave out the bottom plaits by the wither and the top ones by the ears and do them from scratch inthe mornign as they are usually the ones that will fall out if any ;)
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