- - Thinning a Mane?
|StormyBlues ||03-21-2010 01:59 PM |
Thinning a Mane?
Ok, so I let Geof's mane get out of control this winter....:lol: It got thick and long, so I snipped the length off with sissors, but now it's really thick! I was thinking of getting some thinning shears. What are your thoughts on them? How do they work? His mane is hard to pull because it's so thick, I would littereally be out there pulling for a day! If you need pics I can try to get some.....
|gypsygirl ||03-21-2010 02:16 PM |
i wouldnt go with any type of thinning scissors !
i usually cut the mane, but leave it a bit longer than i like, then pull pull pull. just try to pull it a bit every day or every other day [like pull out 10 chunks a day]
|PaintsPwn ||03-21-2010 06:14 PM |
I agree with the above... Thinning shears are only good for making the bottom look not so chopped off.
|eventerdrew ||03-21-2010 06:21 PM |
yeah thinning shears are not the way to go. I agree with what gypsygirl said. Chop and then pull to make it look more natural. If you have a horse that doesn't like pulling like I do, try the SoloComb. It helps with thinning and pulling at the same time!
|StormyBlues ||03-21-2010 07:00 PM |
what is a solocomb and where can I aquire one?
|ididasku ||03-21-2010 07:34 PM |
are u saying pulling ? does that mean pull hair out by the roots by hand.
|PaintsPwn ||03-21-2010 09:58 PM |
O___O 30 dollars?! Eugh. I'll just carefully use scissors if Imma do that
|JustLeaveIt2Mya ||03-21-2010 10:02 PM |
i've seen the solocomb, but how do you use and and how does it work isn't it just a blade?
|gypsygirl ||03-21-2010 11:00 PM |
if your horse doesnt like mane pulling, try standing on a stool so you are above them & pulling the hairs UP not towards yourself, they dont mind it if you do that =]
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