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        03-29-2012, 02:40 AM
    I am a Groomer though so im pretty experienced with clippers. Although I use standard size clippers, not the pocket ones at work.
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        03-29-2012, 02:42 AM
    Originally Posted by sinsin4635    
    I am a Groomer though so im pretty experienced with clippers. Although I use standard size clippers, not the pocket ones at work.
    Are they just regular pocket clippers? Nothing fancy?
        03-29-2012, 02:58 AM
    Ya, they are just cheap little ones I got at my feed store. Sorry, I can't remember what their called but they are definitely nothing special. I think their made by Wahl & they come with a 40 blade.
        03-29-2012, 02:59 AM
    And their battery operated.
        03-29-2012, 03:05 AM
    Originally Posted by sinsin4635    
    And their battery operated.
    Cool! Thanks!
        03-29-2012, 08:04 AM
    Originally Posted by sinsin4635    
    Thanx. I've only done the peace sign. I use those little pocket clippers. It can be a little tricky! As you can see, it's not perfect.
    Hm, I've never seen quarter marks done with clippers. That's interesting. Most people I know, wet the horse's hair and then use a stiff brush to brush the hair the wrong way. Many places sell stencils for this type of thing, in all different shapes. Or you could make your own stencil.

    Global Horse Culture: Quarter Marks

    Also, thanks for all the complements on Willie! It really only takes a minute or two to braid his hair like that, though it does take a lot of practice to build up speed and have it look neat at the same time! But that's all it really takes. If you're not very good at braiding, just take some time to practice and your skills will improve. :)
        03-29-2012, 02:05 PM
    It's not meant to be quarter marks. Just something I do for fun., and it's a little more permanent which is what I want, quarter marks are'nt.
        03-29-2012, 08:07 PM
    I came across a few how to videos on you tube that may be some ideas for you.

    Plait a Long Mane with a Spanish Braid

    Diamond Braid (horse is crabby, but hopefully you get the concept)

    Braiding an Eventer's Mane

    Fishtail Braid
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        03-31-2012, 04:30 AM
    Nice job, both of you :)

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