I have a palomino gelding I'm prepping for some showmanship classes this summer as I can't prep for under-saddle classes (I'm pregnant). He's reining bred and has the most beautiful long mane....and I can't bring myself to cut it off. Can I do showmanship with a diamond braid or runnig braid? I'm not doing breed shows, just local shows. I just don't want us to look silly - me being huge and preggo and him looking funky with his long mane! I'll cut it if I have to but it will be a sad day...