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Chic 08-09-2010 08:06 AM

Walking/gaited horses or Classic Shetlands Mane Ribbons
 
I got an order from overseas for ribbons the same style as TWH and Shetlands wear for show. (clip ins) They are either braided or twisted... I am thinking of doing the same twisting that I did for the two ribbon necklaces in this....

http://i118.photobucket.com/albums/o...nnecklaces.jpg

Does anyone have pictures of the ribbons in your horses hair and do you think the above twisting method will work? She did order one with three colors I am not sure if I can twist three... might have to braid that one.

alliebath 08-09-2010 08:26 AM

I am not sure I understand your question - but I will give it a shot. The ribbons that are used in TWH are usually 1/2 wide, very stiff ribbon. Braided with two or three colors - and the ends stick up about an inch (top and bottom). The mane ribbon is about the length of the longest part of the mane.

Chic 08-09-2010 08:37 AM

The ribbon I use is semi-stiff. I plan on twisting them the way I twisted the two necklaces above if that will work. I can always braid them if needed but I didn't know if there were regulations about such things. She ordered two with the roses I make at the top and three without the roses. She is showing Classic Shetlands but she said the ribbons are the same as they are for TWH. I just couldn't find a good picture online... thought someone might have one here.


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