Tail Tips for Horses with Naturally Full Tails with Easy Care

Tail Tips -
How To Easily Achieve and Manage Naturally Full Tails for Any Horse

By Ruthann Smith
© 2011, Ruthann Smith, All rights reserved.
Originally Published on farmvet.com

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Everyone loves naturally full tails. Yet, conventional care prevents them. Below are efficient and cost-effective ways to achieve gorgeous tails.

1. Heads Up

Most shampoos use sodium chloride (salt!) which strips natural protective oils. Detanglers are expensive, toxic and suffocate hair, promoting breakage.

2. Comb Wet

Wet hair stretches. It is more forgiving. Use a big comb on clean, wet tails.


3. Twist & Hold

To protect the length and roots, first twist the tail. Then hold the bottom. Gently comb below your grip, always from the bottom as you work your way up the tail. Organize hair to the root.


4. Pick Daily

Use your fingers to pick pieces apart, separating strands to their base.

If you use Lucky Braids All-In-One Shampoo, you won’t need other: whitening, medicated, shine, color, anti-fungal, conditioning, clean rinse, dust repellant, nor detangling products.

It enriches coats, always rinses easily and reduces tangles with the routine noted above.

Lucky Braids All-In-One Shampoo effectively treats: scratches, dander, rainrot, fungus, scurf, bumps and itching. Best of all, it leaves tails extra full and easy to maintain.


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Ruthann Smith has spent a lifetime studying sound horsemanship- both as a groom for top international horses and as a renowned braider. Quietly twisting manes atop a ladder, she watched and learned in some of the best stables in the world.

As her passion for great grooming grew, Ruthann became focused on researching, collecting and sharing the best practices of the world’s keenest horsemen. Ultimately, Ruthann used her vast experience to develop exceptional equine grooming products to help raise the bar of horsemanship.

The knowledge she dispenses and the products Ruthann developed solve age-old grooming issues. Making quality horse care easier, they have received the highest honors in the equine industry*. Her Lucky Braids for Top Turnout coat care and braiding products are the best, most versatile, cost-effective and easiest solutions available on the market today.

Now Ruthann offers her LOVE, LOVE Guarantee. If not totally thrilled with a product she developed, Ruthann will refund you in full, regardless of where you purchased it.

It’s her life’s mission to empower horses by educating, motivating and equipping their people to be true horsemen. You can access Ruthann’s tips at: The Grooming Resource on LuckyBraids.com, Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, Pinterest and her Horsemanship Clinics.

*After testing 350 products, Lucky Braids All-In-One Horse Shampoo was named product of the year by Horse Journal, the “Consumer Reports” of the industry. They also named Lucky Braids Shampoo and Top Pick for greys and whites. Lucky Braids specialized braiding yarn also got stellar reviews.