Has your horse's mane been damaged by it's rug? Chewed by a companion? Have you ever thought about having it "reconstructed" ?
Here qualified horse hairdresser technician Vanessa Pugh answer 8 of the questions she get's asked most frequently:
1. Can the mane be plaited after a reconstruction?
Ans: Yes, it can be plaited normally.
2. Is it the same as human hair extensions?
Ans: No, horse hair is completely different to human hair and grows in a completely different way.
3. Will it hurt my horse?
Ans: No, most horses relax and nod off when we are playing with their manes.
4. Are they permanent extensions?
Ans: No, semi permanent but can last several months with the correct care.
5. Is it safe for my horse?
Ans: Yes, totally safe.
6. What about tails?
Ans: Tails can be tricky but yes definitely.
7. Can anyone do it?
Ans: We recommend you use a qualified technician, all of ours are listed on our website www.horsehairdresser.co.uk
8. What qualifications do I need to complete the training?
Ans: None, a good knowledge of horses and handling them is vital though.