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CountryBabe6 05-26-2011 11:46 PM

Growing a mane tips please?
 
I want to grow my horse's mane to 2 feet. How should I go about doing this??? And please don't debate over this, it seems this forum is full of debating for some reason.... Thank You!! :wink:

reiningfan 05-27-2011 11:46 AM

What breed is your horse, what age and how long/thick is it's mane currently?
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CountryBabe6 05-27-2011 05:30 PM

Quarter horse, 12yrs old, its about 8 inches, and its thick.

TeamPenner17 05-27-2011 10:14 PM

I live by MTG.....it is fantastic and provides alot of growth!

CountryBabe6 05-28-2011 12:48 PM

haha I don't know what that is..... :(

Rachel1786 05-28-2011 01:09 PM

I have also used MTG, works great, but i have noticed that it makes my horses mane dandruffy

Christine1003 05-28-2011 10:01 PM

The best way I know to grow a mane is to treat it very gently. Don't ever take a brush or a comb to it, this pulls the hairs out and breaks them. When the mane is tangled, spray it with some detangler and take the hairs with your fingers and carefully seperate them. Don't use your fingers as a comb but think of it more like how you would manipulate the while when your braiding sort of, if you know what I'm saying??? Just be very gentle with it and keep it shampood and conditioned. I promise this will give your horse a beautiful mane.

aforred 05-30-2011 04:56 PM

MTG is a sulfur-based hair growth formula. MTG is the official name, and stands for Mane Tail Grow. Google it, and you can find many places to buy it. If you have a favorite tack store, they might have it, too.

Good luck, and I hope we get to see some before and after pictures!

reiningfan 05-30-2011 05:06 PM

M.T.G. is made by Shapley's and is awesome stuff. I use it and several other Shapley's products on our horses.
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