Braiding Manes and Tails: A Visual Guide to 30 Basic Braids

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Storey Publishing, Oct 18, 2012 - Pets - 152 pages
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Give your horse a gorgeous look! Charni Lewis provides step-by-step instructions for 30 mane and tail braids for both casual outings and specialized events of all riding styles. Full-color photographs and detailed illustrations bring every twist and turn to life, while also clearly demonstrating proper hand positioning. Get inspired and experiment with a Scalloped mane braid or a Four-Strand Weave for the tail. Not only will your horse look great, the time you spend braiding will help develop that special bond between you and your horse. 
 

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Contents

GETTING STARTED
8
PULLING A MANE
16
BASIC BRAIDING COMPONENTS
22
MAINTENANCE BRAIDS
38
ENGLISH HUNTER BRAIDS
50
EVENTING KNOTS
68
DRESSAGE BRAIDS
76
WESTERN MANE BANDING
110
DRAFT HORSE BRAIDS
114
SADDLEBRED TENNESSEE WALKING HORSE BRAIDS
130
FUN BRAIDS
138
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About the author (2012)

Charni Lewis is a trainer and instructor at Flintridge Riding Club in Pasadena, California. She is the author of Storey's Barn Guide to Horse Handling and Grooming and has choreographed, produced, and performed in riding exhibitions all over the world. Charni lives in Altadena, California.

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