Well, for now, there is only so much you can do. Keep in mind that those, along with many reiners who are show horses, do not go out. My horse was in training all last winter for 8 months at a reining barn. His tail and mane are really fabulous! but, in the real world, if you want them to be horses.....stuff happens.
That said, my reining trainer uses a spray on conditioner every single time a mane of tail is brushed-I will have to go look for it. It is a peachy color, and you mix it with water and spray it on prior to ever brushing it. Works great, and is silicone free. I also bag tail in the winter....or braid and wrap it (below the bone, of course.)
THe trainer had a couple of these ("barbie" horses as I call them.....) The mane was braided most of the time. Definitely high maintenance.
Just curious-at 6 months old-how do you know she has the "brain to do it"? Unless she is bred to the nines-then the odds are with you.
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