Professional grooms Cat Hill and Emma Ford, co-authors of the bestselling World-Class Grooming for Horses, have braided thousands of horses for a variety of disciplines over the course of their esteemed careers in the equestrian industry. Now they’ve highlighted those skills in a book conceived to be a helpful barn companion—one you can take with you and keep in your tack trunk, providing a go-to reference whenever you need it.
Chock full of full-color photographs that illustrate every step of the process, readers learn techniques for:
- Braiding down—a nice, tight, smooth braid is the key to a sophisticated finish.
- Using thread, yarn, or rubber bands.
- Properly finishing and removing braids to avoid hair damage.
- Button braids two ways.
- Hunter braids.
- Running braids.
- Unpulled manes and long manes.
- Braiding forelocks
Spiral Bound Hard Cover, 48 pages, 6.5 x 0.5 x 8.3 inches, ISBN-10: 1646010574, ISBN-13: 978-1646010578, Authors: Cat Hill and Emma Ford