Nice, full, thick Mane and Tail questions - Page 3
 
 

       The Horse Forum > Keeping and Caring for Horses > Horse Grooming

Nice, full, thick Mane and Tail questions

This is a discussion on Nice, full, thick Mane and Tail questions within the Horse Grooming forums, part of the Keeping and Caring for Horses category
  • Mane n tail shampoo the other side of it
  • The mane is on the care

Like Tree5Likes

 
LinkBack Thread Tools
    09-11-2011, 04:43 PM
  #21
Foal
It's mostly natural gens. One of my horses as this white thick, beautiful mane and tail but then my other horse has thin and short mane and tail. I can't do anything about it! :( but cleaning it and combing, and using conditioners help to make it look fuller and neater. Putting oil over his hay helps the hairs to get natural oils into the coat.
     
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
    09-11-2011, 06:02 PM
  #22
Trained


I never use a brush or comb on the mane and tail. I wash monthly, braid weekly and put the tail in a tail bag, and spray Healthy Hair Care conditioner on the mane and tail braids daily. I work the hair smooth with my fingers only. I wash with Eqyss Micro Tek shampoo and condition with Micro Tek Rebuilder. When it's warm enough or if I have time to heat the water, I use Kolestral from Sally's Beauty Supply for a 'hot oil treatment' and let them stand in the sun under a cooler for 30 mins and rinse with warm water. In winter, I use a blow dryer over the cooler to warm up the conditioner if I need to do a deep condition.

The picture is of Marq My Words, a lovely 7 y.o. Arabian gelding I used to own. He's a Horsey Fabio when it comes to the hair. Not necessarily real thick but very long, sturdy, healthy hair.
Corporal likes this.
     
    09-11-2011, 06:05 PM
  #23
Weanling
Show off :-p
     
    09-11-2011, 06:06 PM
  #24
Weanling
What do you guys think about the hair looking better on one side of the neck? My dad was over yesterday and he put all of my gelding's hair to one side and it did look pretty good. I don't know necessarily if it looks better to one side or on both. It didnt stay to one side long though , after few minutes he shook his head and it went back to both sides.

Thoughts?
     
    09-11-2011, 06:09 PM
  #25
Weanling
I think it depends on the situation. If you're showing, I think it looks best neatly down one side. But I love my ponys mane cause its equally on both sides.
     
    09-11-2011, 06:11 PM
  #26
Trained
Quote:
Originally Posted by Idlepastures    
Show off :-p

LOL, hay, that took YEARS of work and growing. And it's also why I USED to own him, his new owner fell in love with all that blonde mane.
sbienusa likes this.
     
    09-11-2011, 07:47 PM
  #27
Foal
I have to agree, he is very pretty! :)
     
    09-13-2011, 01:04 AM
  #28
Foal
Quote:
Originally Posted by nyg052003    
should a horses mane be all on one side or is it supposed to be some on each side?
My boys mane is all over the place, and I let it do it's thang unless we have a show. Then I band it all to one side. I'm thinking of braiding it tomorrow even though it is so short. Just to teach it to part on one side.
     
    09-13-2011, 12:40 PM
  #29
Weanling
Quote:
Originally Posted by touchofsleep    
My boys mane is all over the place, and I let it do it's thang unless we have a show. Then I band it all to one side. I'm thinking of braiding it tomorrow even though it is so short. Just to teach it to part on one side.
so to my dad's point the other day, it might look better to some on one side but there's no way to actually make it stay like that all the time lol?
     
    09-13-2011, 12:51 PM
  #30
Trained
Probably not unless you pull a bunch to thin it so that it's not so thick.
     

Quick Reply
Please help keep the Horse Forum enjoyable by reporting rude posts.
Message:
Options

Register Now

In order to be able to post messages on the The Horse Forum forums, you must first register.

Already have a Horse Forum account?
Members are allowed only one account per person at the Horse Forum, so if you've made an account here in the past you'll need to continue using that account. Please do not create a new account or you may lose access to the Horse Forum. If you need help recovering your existing account, please Contact Us. We'll be glad to help!

New to the Horse Forum?
Please choose a username you will be satisfied with using for the duration of your membership at the Horse Forum. We do not change members' usernames upon request because that would make it difficult for everyone to keep track of who is who on the forum. For that reason, please do not incorporate your horse's name into your username so that you are not stuck with a username related to a horse you may no longer have some day, or use any other username you may no longer identify with or care for in the future.

User Name:
Password
Please enter a password for your user account. Note that passwords are case-sensitive.
Password:
Confirm Password:
Email Address
Please enter a valid email address for yourself.
Email Address:

Log-in

Human Verification

In order to verify that you are a human and not a spam bot, please enter the answer into the following box below based on the instructions contained in the graphic.


Old Thread Warning
This thread is more than 90 days old. When a thread is this old, it is often better to start a new thread rather than post to it. However, If you feel you have something of value to add to this particular thread, you can do so by checking the box below before submitting your post.

Thread Tools

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
THICK mane Uma Horse Grooming 6 04-25-2011 01:25 PM
Thick dandruff in mane? LeahDaisyD Horse Grooming 5 11-15-2010 07:50 PM
How do you get the mane shorter but keep it thick for W/P? Citrus Horse Grooming 12 07-18-2010 11:04 PM
Very THICK mane and tail cjessy Horse Grooming 25 07-03-2009 04:45 PM
How to get that thick tail!? Britt Horse Grooming 17 03-26-2009 01:10 PM



All times are GMT -4. The time now is 08:33 PM.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.5
Copyright ©2000 - 2014, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
Search Engine Friendly URLs by vBSEO 3.6.0