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Roached Manes: How & When to Roach a Horse’s Mane

  Roached manes for horses (called “hogged” in some parts of the world) are cyclically popular. They fall out of fashion for a few years and then eventually return for a bit. A trend of roached horse manes never seems to fully catch on- probably because so many horse owners are emotionally attached to their …

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How to Care for Curly Horse Manes

Much of the look of a curly horse mane comes down to genetics, however good grooming practices and a few of my recommended products can help your curly horse grow a thicker, longer mane. Like curly horse body coats, curly horse manes come in many different variations. In this article, we’ll discuss the types of …

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Horse Double Mane – Tips for Split Mane Horse Hair Care

A double mane refers to a style of horse mane. Typically, horse’s manes – the hair growing from the crest of the neck – sweep to one side or the other of the horse’s neck. The mane may naturally go to the right or to the left, but mane hair nearly always falls on only one …

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Braiding a Horse Mane to Make it Grow Longer

Braiding Manes for Hair Growth Outside of the slight blood flow stimulation during grooming, braiding manes probably doesn’t make a significant difference in how fast hair grows, but what braiding can do is prevent hair loss from snags and tangles. There are several reasons to leave a mane braided in a special braid that’s perfect …

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Horse Tail Rubbing: How to Stop & Regrow Tails Fast

  Horses rub their tails for many reasons. In this article, we’ll discuss several of the most common reasons for horse tail rubbing and a few simple solutions to soothe itchy tail bones, decrease tail breakage, and re-grow tails thinned by rubbing. A horse doesn’t have hands to scratch and itch, so when their manes, …

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