When should I cut the bridle path?
 
 

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When should I cut the bridle path?

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    02-22-2009, 12:46 PM
  #1
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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?

Thanks!

Giddy
     
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    02-22-2009, 01:04 PM
  #2
Green Broke
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!
     
    02-22-2009, 01:10 PM
  #3
Banned
Okay,because some people say only cut it in the summer,spring Etc. And didnt believe that was right.

Thanks!
     
    02-22-2009, 01:11 PM
  #4
Green Broke
You can cut it anytime. I've never seen a problem with it!
     
    02-22-2009, 03:16 PM
  #5
LMW
Foal
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.
     
    02-22-2009, 05:15 PM
  #6
Weanling
You can push the horses ear back and use that as a reference. Just cut the bridle path as long as the horses ear.
     
    02-22-2009, 08:12 PM
  #7
Started
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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