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GiddyVirgil 02-22-2009 12:46 PM

When should I cut the bridle path?
We have a horse at the barn thats mane grows like crazy.How short should I cut the bridle path and how often should I cut it?



StormyBlues 02-22-2009 01:04 PM

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!

GiddyVirgil 02-22-2009 01:10 PM

Okay,because some people say only cut it in the summer,spring Etc. and didnt believe that was right.


StormyBlues 02-22-2009 01:11 PM

you can cut it anytime. ive never seen a problem with it!

LMW 02-22-2009 03:16 PM

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 ive seen noone really has had any problem with cutting in all year long.

bgood400 02-22-2009 05:15 PM

you can push the horses ear back and use that as a reference. Just cut the bridle path as long as the horses ear.

Jubilee Rose 02-22-2009 08:12 PM

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. :-P

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