Those are amazing braids! Your horses are beautiful too! Is Willow a Gypsy Vanner?
Firstly, directions PLEASE on how you did the weave with the blue and gold ribbons. That is NEAT. Is that a rope weave? It looks like something I've seen in rope halters. In which case, what is that called? I can look it up.
What about scallop braids?
You look creative enough that you could modify the base design.
Instructions: The Dappled Bay: July 2012
As for the other things I put in their manes, they are (from what my boss told me) Native American hair wraps and instead of using the leather string that comes with it we just use more tulle.
Here is the kind of tulle that we use. It works really well and makes the manes pop.
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