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post #1 of 7 Old 04-23-2013, 04:42 PM Thread Starter
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Do you put your hair in a bun for show jumping? Or do you put it in a braid?
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post #2 of 7 Old 04-23-2013, 07:15 PM
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I put mine in a scruffy bun my hairs quite long I have to put alot of hair bands in it to keep it in!! :p
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post #3 of 7 Old 04-23-2013, 07:26 PM
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Hunters or Jumpers? In hunters I put my hair up under my helmet. In jumpers I will do it in a braid or a bun at the nape of my neck.

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post #4 of 7 Old 04-23-2013, 08:29 PM Thread Starter
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It's in jumpers. And I have a lot of hair too lol it's super thick too. Like when it's in a braid its thicker than all of the horses tails when their braided haha
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post #5 of 7 Old 04-23-2013, 08:35 PM
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I have a ton of hair and bought my helmet to fit without having my hair up in it. I do a braid (leaving enough hair to cover the tips of my ears) and then tuck that up into a neat bun at the nape of my neck; secure with elastics and bobby pins. Then I put the hairnet over and secure with more elastics.
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post #6 of 7 Old 05-02-2013, 12:05 AM
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pretty interesting to hear how people wear their hair when riding. I was raised around show barns where you rode with your hair in a hairnet, up in your helmet... period.
I have been riding over 20 years now that way, so it's strange for me when i see people cantering around with their ponytail or their braid flopping around.

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post #7 of 7 Old 05-02-2013, 12:29 AM
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Jumpers here a braid will pass schooling show wise. Dressage you better have that stuff rolled tucked pinned sprayed and tidy.
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