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    08-16-2009, 10:52 AM
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Weanling
Thin long straggly mane

My new mare has a long mane, but it is very thin and straggly. I want to pull it to a nice short hunter length, but it is so thin already. It is also not just thin but really fine in texture too. Should I just cut it, but cutting vertically not horizontally. Someone suggested that I just use a razor.

I am not sure what to do. Any suggestions?
     
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    08-16-2009, 03:07 PM
  #2
Yearling
Hm, I've never heard of someone using a razor, but it sounds like it would work. Why don't you just roach it? Maybe it will grow back thicker...
     
    08-16-2009, 04:14 PM
  #3
Trained
If you do end up roaching, please take part in my experiment at:
Does roaching make a mane grow in thicker?

:)
     
    08-16-2009, 05:12 PM
  #4
Weanling
I used to work on a polo farm and have come to really dislike roached manes. The razor is inside the teeth of a comb and you comb it just where you want to cut. It is not a blunt cut so it will lie down fine. Some people call them humane pullers. You can thin with them if need be but don't have to.
     

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