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post #1 of 7 Old 02-22-2009, 11:46 AM Thread Starter
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When should I cut the bridle path?

We have a horse at the barn that's mane grows like crazy.How short should I cut the bridle path and how often should I cut it?

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post #2 of 7 Old 02-22-2009, 12:04 PM
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You should cut it about an inch long and all the way to the base of the mane. Just cut it again when it gets long!

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post #3 of 7 Old 02-22-2009, 12:10 PM Thread Starter
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Okay,because some people say only cut it in the summer,spring Etc. And didnt believe that was right.

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post #4 of 7 Old 02-22-2009, 12:11 PM
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you can cut it anytime. I've never seen a problem with it!

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post #5 of 7 Old 02-22-2009, 02:16 PM
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I usually cut my horses when he starts looking like he has a mohawk. I never really have heard of people only cutting it in the Spring/ Summer, but from what I've seen noone really has had any problem with cutting in all year long.

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post #6 of 7 Old 02-22-2009, 04:15 PM
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you can push the horses ear back and use that as a reference. Just cut the bridle path as long as the horses ear.

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post #7 of 7 Old 02-22-2009, 07:12 PM
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I agree with everyone, any time is fine. I like to do Jubilee's often because her's grows fast as well and I've never been a fan of the mohawk look.

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