Braiding is among one of my favorite things to do with my horses. Here I’ll show you how to do a Running Braid.

  • Start with a clean brushed mane.

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1. Begin at the top of the mane behind the ears and separate out three equal sized pieces of hair.

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2. First, take the piece of hair on the right and cross it over the middle strand.

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3. Next, take the piece of hair on the left and cross it over the middle.

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4. Take the piece on the right and cross it over the middle again.

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5. Then take the piece on the left and cross it over the middle and next separate out a new piece of hair from the mane and add it to the middle.

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6. Next take the piece on the right and cross it over the middle.

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7. Then repeat steps 5-6 until you reach the end of the mane where you can tie it off with a rubber band that matches the color of your horse’s hair.

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