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What color of yard/bands to use when braiding?

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    04-12-2013, 09:27 PM
Thanks! You guys have been a lot of help :)
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    04-12-2013, 10:03 PM
I used the clear bands on my dun.....that is until I roached her mane....now I maintain it at a nice short mohawk. I love how from the top it is dark on the edges and light in the middle. But then again she is not showing and is a trail horse now.

I really like the idea of clipping some mane and taking it to the yarn store to match the color....wish I would have thought to do that. I used to use a burnt reddish-orangeish yarn. It worked well enough.
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    04-12-2013, 10:22 PM
I second the clear bands like DA posted, that's what I have for the exceptionally rare occasion that I actually braid a mane/tail.

Best part? You can generally find them at wal-mart and dollar stores nationwide. You don't have to specifically order them from a horse supply store or look for them at tack shops.

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