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    07-18-2011, 12:02 AM
Trimming Forelock

I pulled my horses mane the other day. It came out great! Perfectly even! He stood still the entire time it took to finish. Today he got a bath, I noticed his forelock needs to be trimmed to.

Do I pull that like I would pull his mane? Like brush it in with his mane pull it and them put it back between his ears?
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    07-18-2011, 12:07 AM
In my experience, forelocks are left natural, and of course braided for shows. Pulling a mane is to make it easier to braid nicely for shows, and forelocks (in my experience) are a lot easier to do, regardless of thickness, because you're doing a French braid rather than a simple three-strand braid.

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