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  • How to pick out a fake horse tail

 
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    09-13-2010, 08:20 AM
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I have to agree with those that don't like the look of a fake tail. Very easy to pick out and I have such a hard time believing that someone used one and so many people went "Wow! I love that fake tail, think I will get me one ) just like the "falls" of the late 60's Long hair was in, parted down the middle. Falls were in everyone girls bathroom that didn't have long hair :O)
     
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    09-13-2010, 09:08 AM
  #12
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PBritton2U...

Not sure if you were commenting on my comment about movement...so I wanted to clarify...

I was just saying that I thought it could be because of the horses movement that the tail didn't flow behind him. They actually didn't show the results of the class and I wouldn't know a good HUS ride if it bit me on the butt. LOL I just happen to love dapple greys which is what led me to that video.

I wish I had pics of my big boy's tail. I have to cut a few inches off every few months so it doesn't drag on the ground. As he is 17hh, he has one seriously long, full tail!
     
    09-13-2010, 09:52 AM
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Originally Posted by nrhareiner    
NANA NANA BOOO BOOO.



Not. Nice.
     
    09-13-2010, 09:53 AM
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Originally Posted by WickedNag    
I have to agree with those that don't like the look of a fake tail. Very easy to pick out and I have such a hard time believing that someone used one and so many people went "Wow! I love that fake tail, think I will get me one ) just like the "falls" of the late 60's Long hair was in, parted down the middle. Falls were in everyone girls bathroom that didn't have long hair :O)
You would be shocked at how many times I've heard someone comment on how they keep their tails so pretty.....
     
    09-13-2010, 12:10 PM
  #15
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Originally Posted by Jake and Dai    
PBritton2U...

Not sure if you were commenting on my comment about movement.
Nah. It wasn't you. Just a comment in general. :)

And I get comments all the time about how stunning my horse's tail is...at open shows. LOL. People think it's real. (It's all how you tie it in, people. ;p. You need to use LOTS of Cowboy Magic Detangler, too. That keeps it from getting locked between a horse's legs.)

Anyway, I love nothing more then telling people who comment on my horse's tail, "It's fake." OMG. The look of horror mixed with facination on their face is PRICELESS.

:)

Pam
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    09-13-2010, 12:27 PM
  #16
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Originally Posted by farmpony84    
Not. Nice.
It wasn't me it was my EEEEEVIIIILLL Twin.
     
    09-13-2010, 12:28 PM
  #17
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Originally Posted by PBritton2U    
Nah. It wasn't you. Just a comment in general. :)

And I get comments all the time about how stunning my horse's tail is...at open shows. LOL. People think it's real. (It's all how you tie it in, people. ;p. You need to use LOTS of Cowboy Magic Detangler, too. That keeps it from getting locked between a horse's legs.)

Anyway, I love nothing more then telling people who comment on my horse's tail, "It's fake." OMG. The look of horror mixed with facination on their face is PRICELESS.

:)

Pam
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Pam, if the horse in your avatar is the horse they are commenting on, I can see that is a fake tail from the picture. I can see a piece of the real tail though :)
Beautiful animal though.
     
    09-13-2010, 12:33 PM
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Originally Posted by nrhareiner    
NANA NANA BOOO BOOO.



Beautiful example of a tail! Much rather see that tail than a fake tail any day. I was trying to find a picture of my horses tail and am wondering if I never take butt shots!!!
     
    09-13-2010, 01:31 PM
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Originally Posted by WickedNag    
Beautiful example of a tail! Much rather see that tail than a fake tail any day. I was trying to find a picture of my horses tail and am wondering if I never take butt shots!!!

Thing is that it takes work to get a tail to look like that. Plus some genetics. Some people just do not want to do the work or the horse does have the genetics to get a good trail.
     
    09-13-2010, 01:41 PM
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Originally Posted by nrhareiner    
Thing is that it takes work to get a tail to look like that. Plus some genetics. Some people just do not want to do the work or the horse does have the genetics to get a good trail.
Yes it does. My best friend had a Saddlebred stallion that had a tail that drug 6' behind him I never got to meet Falcon before he died but I saw pictures of him in the showring. I laughed at the number of horses that were scared of that black and white thing slithering after the horse if front of them
     

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