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Lexiie 10-13-2012 09:45 PM

Growing out a short mane..
 
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So my mare had a decently long mane before i pulled it for our english shows..

Anyone have tips on how to help it grow? I'm assuming to just not brush it?

caseymyhorserocks 10-14-2012 01:23 PM

MTG and Olive oil can help it grow out faster, and like you said, try to avoid brushing it often.

riccil0ve 10-14-2012 01:26 PM

Lol. What actually got my mare's mane to grow in nice and thick was to shave it all off and let it grow back.

Lexiie 10-14-2012 01:36 PM

:O my girl would look so silly
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fanch 10-14-2012 03:56 PM

I second MTG, best product Ive found out there, worth every penny!

riccil0ve 10-14-2012 04:01 PM

I didn't have much luck with MTG, just remember that it stinks, it's greasy, the mane will look dirty, and it increases the risk of sunburn.
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Lexiie 10-14-2012 04:14 PM

I've used mtg before
but I think my girl may have a slight sulfur allergy so i'm a little iffy to be putting it on her weekly
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riccil0ve 10-14-2012 04:17 PM

I feel the hassle of MTG wasn't worth the little bit of extra hair growth.

I would just condition it and only use your fingers to untangle any knots.
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flyinghighleo 10-16-2012 08:28 PM

I feed my horses soya in a bean form.. gives then a really good looking coat, shiny, full and always help with mane and tail problems.. veg or cod oils help too ..:)

PunksTank 10-16-2012 08:31 PM

There are also supplements that help with hair and hoof growth. Anything that helps hooves grow will help hair grow. MSM and Biotin I believe (could be mistaken) are both good options. My mare's mare was rubbed completely bald when I got her, it's been a year on MSM and it's already about 12 inches long xD


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