JOIN US on April 27 in Brookline, NH to learn grooming and braiding secrets of top pros in this live horse all-day demo. A limited number of attendees will braid on-on-one with Ruthann Smith of Lucky Braids for Top Turnout.
Tough # urine, # manure or # clay # STAINS??? So often I see that deep yellow or red and feel so bad. Why? Because, I can tell they TRIED SO HARD. But, in my experience washing lots with conventional soaps and #horse #shampoos can drive stains deeper. As the hair is stripped and gets dried out, it is more porous and stains lock in. Add typical stain, shine and/or detangling products, and hair discolors even more. Of course, a dirty stall leaves the horse no choice. Nonetheless, that cycle of one perpetual pesky stin can be broken. I promise.
We call this the PAINTED-ON LOOK. People talk about numbers of braids. A great braider knows what's REALLY important is that the:
This is a topnotch braid job by Jeff Claxton, is yet another way Amanda Steege distinguishes herself and Ashmeadow Farm for *EXCELLENCE IN HORSEMANSHIP.* Consider this another Top Turnout Salute!
If you want to braid like this, lots of tips are posted in the Grooming Resource of this site. It also teaches you how to clean your horse properly. Get the formula down and your manes can look like this every time. I suspect this took about 35 minutes. Here's how to be your best braider.
*This grey is SHINING IN THE DARK for Lucky Braids All-In-One Shampoo.