How to Braid a Foxhunter Mane?

Answer Fox hunting is an equine sport steeped in tradition. Originating in Europe in the 16th century, hunters on horseback would scour the fields with a pack of hounds, flushing out and killing pesky fox... Read More »

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How to Braid a Horse's Mane?

In the show ring, a good braiding or plaiting job not only shows off the curve of your horse's neck, but it also keeps the mane out of your face when jumping. There are many variations of braids to... Read More »

How to Braid a Horse's Mane in the Basketweave Pattern?

This is a quick, easy and fun way to "braid" a long horse mane (at least twelve-inch length). No plaiting is required but you'll need more bands for it. Also known as a "Continental braid."

How to Band a Mane?

If you are planning on showing a stock breed in a halter or western pleasure class, you will need to band his or her mane. You see bands on breeds like Quarter Horses, Paints, Pintos, Appaloosas an... Read More »

How to Style Your Horse's Mane?

Styling a horse's mane is fun and a great way to spend quality time with your horse. There are many ways to style a mane including simple braiding, ribbon braiding, horizontal braiding, weaving and... Read More »