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apachegirl5 01-14-2008 04:41 PM

braiding the mane
 
How do you braid a horse's mane like this:

http://i131.photobucket.com/albums/p...orum/braid.jpg

I don't know what it's called, but I really want to know how to do it! Sorry for the bad picture quality; I scanned it! Please tell me if you know!

Harlee rides horses 01-14-2008 05:32 PM

You have to know how to French braid and when you learn that you just do it down their neck.

apachegirl5 01-14-2008 05:58 PM

okay...i disn't know that's what you're supposed to do...it didn't look liek a french braid...

Harlee rides horses 01-14-2008 06:02 PM

Well you know what, you may be right the may not be a French braid. I just took a quick glance, I'm sorry.

horse_luver4e 01-14-2008 06:06 PM

Oh that looks cool! I'm gonna try it! :wink:

Lokibusterlover 01-14-2008 06:21 PM

heres a website that will show you how to do it
its called a running braid
ive done it on my horse and its pretty easy

http://www.raspberryridge.com/Kids-M...unning%20braid

:D

Vidaloco 01-14-2008 06:32 PM

I think it is an underhanded french braid. Just do a french braid but instead of going over the top go under. When done this way more of the "braid" shows. Kinda hard to explain hope that makes sense.

apachegirl5 01-15-2008 04:53 PM

thnaks
 
so it is prectically a frech braid Lokibusterlover? i'm going to try that this weekend!

ilovemydun 01-15-2008 07:48 PM

I tried that! It is easy to do...but hard to do it the RIGHT way! haha I can do a loose one, but those tight ones get me! And they never stay in for long, gr.

AtomicPenny 01-18-2008 11:06 AM

http://www.exhibitorlabs.com/article_02c.cfm

I better example on how to do a running braid. If you do it underhand like Vidaloco said it really makes the actual braided portion stand out nicer. I disagree with how she ended her's though. I either finish it like I would for a typical button braid, or I thread the whole end braided section up behind the french braided portion...not just sewn into the front.

Karen


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