Do you think a twh would look good with his mane pulled? - The Horse Forum

Reply
 
LinkBack Thread Tools
post #1 of 11 Old 02-26-2010, 01:38 AM Thread Starter
Foal
 
Join Date: Feb 2010
Location: Manning, SC
Posts: 6
• Horses: 1
Do you think a twh would look good with his mane pulled?

I have a Tennessee walking horse gelding and he doesnt have the thickest mane and I was thinking about pulling/cutting it short to look a little more sporty. What do you think?






Jumperchick1 is offline  
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
post #2 of 11 Old 02-26-2010, 02:24 AM
Started
 
Join Date: Oct 2007
Location: California
Posts: 1,911
• Horses: 6
Personally I think he'd look great! He's a very handsome guy by the way =)
rocky pony is offline  
post #3 of 11 Old 02-26-2010, 05:04 AM
Green Broke
 
Join Date: Sep 2009
Location: northern arkansas
Posts: 3,100
• Horses: 1
I think a full roach or short mohawk would look great on him too, I thin anything longer will just look too piddly.

Ω Horses are a projection of peoples dreams Ω
Honeysuga is offline  
post #4 of 11 Old 02-26-2010, 06:23 PM
Started
 
Join Date: Jul 2008
Location: Canada
Posts: 1,613
• Horses: 0
I think all horses look bad with pulled manes. It's a stupid practice that frustrates riders and horses alike.

But then, I don't show... Although silly grooming practices are part of the reason why!
ponyboy is offline  
post #5 of 11 Old 02-26-2010, 06:26 PM
Started
 
Join Date: Oct 2007
Location: California
Posts: 1,911
• Horses: 6
I beg to differ, my horse looks silly and ratty with his thin icky thoroughbred mane long..
rocky pony is offline  
post #6 of 11 Old 02-26-2010, 06:28 PM
Green Broke
 
Join Date: May 2008
Location: Oregon
Posts: 2,716
• Horses: 1
No!!!

You have a stunning looking horse. Don't make the mane any shorter. I agree, pulled manes look bad.

And your horse has such a beautiful head. The head on picture is just flat out gorgeous.

Unless it weighs a ton... it's just a horse. Draft horse motto.
Solon is offline  
post #7 of 11 Old 02-26-2010, 07:02 PM
Yearling
 
Join Date: Jan 2010
Location: Spotsylvania, VA
Posts: 1,083
• Horses: 2
Personally, I wouldn't pull it or roach it. If you're worried about it being thin, get some of the hair growth stuff that the people on here talk about. I've been meaning to pick some up for my girl; just keep forgetting to grab it when I go to town. She has a thin mane right now. The new growth is about 4 inches long and stands straight up. From the one side she looks like she has a mohawk.
charlicata is offline  
post #8 of 11 Old 02-27-2010, 07:40 PM
twh
Weanling
 
Join Date: Jan 2010
Posts: 395
• Horses: 0
Is that your horse in the photos? If so, then leave his mane alone. It looks perfect the way it is.

Did you just get him? He looks great!

When I got my TWH, his mane was pretty ratty. But it's growing in really well. Just give it a chance, and maybe it will thicken up.
twh is offline  
post #9 of 11 Old 02-28-2010, 02:01 PM
Foal
 
Join Date: Jan 2010
Location: Ohio
Posts: 206
• Horses: 1
Nononononon, keep his mane how it is! It's beautiful now, and it would look not so great once it's pulled. I'm personally not a big fan of them pulled.


I'd say you should only chop off some mane if the horse was like this...
Attached Images
File Type: jpg long-mane-2.jpg (41.6 KB, 1280 views)

Last edited by Brianna6432; 02-28-2010 at 02:04 PM.
Brianna6432 is offline  
post #10 of 11 Old 02-28-2010, 05:30 PM Thread Starter
Foal
 
Join Date: Feb 2010
Location: Manning, SC
Posts: 6
• Horses: 1
Thanks eveyone :)
Jumperchick1 is offline  
Reply

Quick Reply
Message:
Options

Register Now



In order to be able to post messages on the The Horse Forum forums, you must first register.

Already have a Horse Forum account?
Members are allowed only one account per person at the Horse Forum, so if you've made an account here in the past you'll need to continue using that account. Please do not create a new account or you may lose access to the Horse Forum. If you need help recovering your existing account, please Contact Us. We'll be glad to help!

New to the Horse Forum?
Please choose a username you will be satisfied with using for the duration of your membership at the Horse Forum. We do not change members' usernames upon request because that would make it difficult for everyone to keep track of who is who on the forum. For that reason, please do not incorporate your horse's name into your username so that you are not stuck with a username related to a horse you may no longer have some day, or use any other username you may no longer identify with or care for in the future.



User Name:
Password
Please enter a password for your user account. Note that passwords are case-sensitive.

Password:


Confirm Password:
Email Address
Please enter a valid email address for yourself.

Email Address:
OR

Log-in









Human Verification

In order to verify that you are a human and not a spam bot, please enter the answer into the following box below based on the instructions contained in the graphic.


Old Thread Warning
This thread is more than 90 days old. When a thread is this old, it is often better to start a new thread rather than post to it. However, If you feel you have something of value to add to this particular thread, you can do so by checking the box below before submitting your post.

Thread Tools
Show Printable Version Show Printable Version
Email this Page Email this Page



Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Pulled mane or natural? AKPaintLover Horse Grooming 16 06-28-2016 06:11 PM
Hairy Filly, I Pulled Her Mane A Bit To Clean Up HorsePoornBigSky Horse Grooming 11 01-12-2010 02:13 AM
The Reason I Pulled Mark's Mane. SFMoneyMarket Horse Grooming 12 11-26-2009 02:13 AM
Chance Got Her Mane Pulled HorsesAreForever Horse Grooming 15 10-12-2009 04:06 AM
Montana's Pulled mane! appylover31803 Horse Pictures 10 02-22-2009 05:18 PM

Posting Rules  
You may post new threads
You may post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are On

 
For the best viewing experience please update your browser to Google Chrome