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Growing a Long Mane

Tips for Growing a Long Mane

Roaching Manes

The pros and cons to roaching, or hogging, your horse's mane!

Winter Mud and Mane Management

Some tips and tricks for "washing" a winter mane - too cold to shampoo, but caked in mud and dirt!

Pulling Manes

To pull, or not to pull?

Pulling Manes....Part 2

Some more discussion on pulling manes.

Shortening Manes Without Pulling

Some tips and ways that Grooms can shorten manes without pulling them!

Dressage Button Braids with Yarn - so easy!

Some quick tips for Grooms to create fabulous dressage button braids for their horses.

Braiding Tips

Grooms! Practice braiding at home with these tips!

Mane taming

Mane taming. Easier than lion taming.

Too much tail?

Few of us have the problem of "too much tail" - but a super thick tail requires some special grooming techniques!

Washing the Tail

Details on how to properly wash a tail.

Keeping a white tail!

Here are some basics that you can use to keep your horse's tail bright white.

Growing out a Short Tail

Tips for helping a short tail grow a bit longer!

Banging Tails

Some tried and true ways to make you horse's tail stand out among the herd.

Tail Chewing

Some tips for dealing with a horse that chews tails!

Keeping Tails Braided

Conditioners for tails and keeping tails braided

Tail Braids and Tail Bags for your Horse

The pros and cons of using tail braids and tail bags for your horse.

Managing a urine stained tail!

Mares pose a particular problem - urine stains and damage to their tails. Here are some tips to help you manage this!

Tail Rubbing

Why do horses tail rub and what can you do?

Mud Knots for Your Horse's Tail

Mud knots on your horse's tail are an easy way to protect the tail from mud and dirt!

Detanglers and Tails

What do you use to detangle tails?

Trim Your Horse's Tail Top Without Clippers!

How you can use simple scissors to trim your horse's tail top.

Dealing With a Fuzzy and Flakey Forelock

Tips on how to groom your horse's forelock when it's fuzzy and flaky!

The Bridle Path - Not Just For Good Looks!

A few simple reasons why a bridle path is a good idea! Especially if the mane is thick!

How To Untangle Your Horse's Tail

There are a thousand ways a horse's tail becomes tangled...and a few good ideas of how to get it untangled.

Pro Equine Grooms - To Pick Or Brush Your Horse's Tail?

Two versions of tail care - picking or brushing... which is "best"?

Gather these tools and braiding your horse is easy!

The basic components of a braiding kit for your horse! Having these tools on hand make getting your horse ready with braids is easy.

Save Your Horse's Mane From Blanket Rubs

Ideas on how you can prevent your horse's blanket from rubbing out some of his mane.

Pulling Tails - One Option For Your Horse's Tail Top!

One way to tidy up your horse's tail top is to pull the tail. You have other options, too, if you like.