I'm taking my green mare to a local county fair show this weekend. I was wondering if you thought I should braid, or leave it pulled. We went last year, but I was just worried about keeping calm, and didn't look if any one else was braided. Im doing a model mare class, then have a long break before a trail class, a in0hand class, and then english eqand pleasure classes, and an over fence (eighteen inches). Should I worry over braiding her, like after the model class, and if show what should I do. She has a naturally thick mane, and its about 6 inches long now.