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How to Detangle a Horse Mane and Tail

      Detangling a tangled and matted horse mane and tail can be a frustrating and time-consuming process- too often resulting in excessive loss of hair and thinning of the tail in the process! Below you will find illustrated instructions on how to detangle a mane relatively quickly with the absolute minimum hair loss. …

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Pro Grooming Secrets for White and Grey Horses

Keeping a white horse looking white can be a challenge. Below are our best tips to keep your white horse white, while still allowing them to live as horses. Keeping Horses Clean By Managing their Environment: Stalls and Pastures: The First Line of Defense The first (and often, most forgotten) way to keep a white …

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6 Steps to Braid Running Braids in Horse Manes

In this article we’re talking about braided manes- specifically, running braids and turnout braids. These two informal horse mane braids are perfect for helping grow, protect, and care for long, luxurious manes. Putting a Running Braid in A Horse’s Mane A running braid is a fun and sometimes very useful alternative to traditionally braided manes. …

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How Cold is Too Cold to Give a Horse a Bath + Winter Grooming Tips

Bathing your horse is a regular part of caring for your horse, but knowing when it’s too cold to bathe- and how to give a horse a bath if it is very cold outside- is an important part of horse ownership. Mostly winter baths can be avoided, but if you compete in shows during the …

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Tips to Minimize Tail Rubbing and Maximize Hair Growth in Horses

Addressing Tail Rubbing Horses rub their tails for many reasons. A horse doesn’t have hands to scratch and itch, so when their manes, tails, or bodies itch in places they can’t nibble with their mouth, they often rub on anything sturdy enough to hold up to their rubbing. — Unfortunately, this rubbing breaks tail hairs …

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4 Hacks for Grooming Bright White Horse Tails

    It’s inevitable if you have a light-colored horse: You’ve dealt with the problem of dingy, yellowed tails. Frustratingly, it’s a fact of life that all white horse tails will yellow as a part of a natural process of hair growth, but there are several grooming tricks you can use to keep your white …

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