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post #1 of 3 Old 09-05-2011, 11:56 PM Thread Starter
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Running braid on a short mane?

the mane is about 4 inches long i think. can a running braid be done? at least along the ridge of his neck? i've never done any braiding on a horse before and am reli eager to try my hand at it..

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post #2 of 3 Old 09-05-2011, 11:59 PM
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Well, what are you going to be using the braid for (such as showing or just for fun)? And if it's for showing, what breed is your horse?

ETA: Looks like it's just for fun, four inches is a little short but I don't see why you couldn't try it.

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post #3 of 3 Old 09-06-2011, 10:47 PM
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I've tried to do a running braid on my horse when his mane has been about 4 or 5 inches in length. Sadly, it didn't work and it all just fell out. It works wonderfully with my horse who has a mane that is about 10 inches to a foot. You could always try, though, you never know. Plus running braids don't take too long to do.
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