Plaiting & Quarter Marking

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Plaiting & Quarter Marking

How to achieve perfect Quarter Marks
Marking up for Show hunters and hunter ponies is simpler than for show hacks, and show ponies.  You want to create a bolder but plainer look which will enhance the quarters, whereas hacks or show ponies require more elegant and intricate designs.
Quarter Marks
Quarter marks are patterns which draw the eye to a good set of hind quarters. They are often seen on hacks, show ponies, riding horses and sometimes hunters, show hunter ponies and cobs. They are never used on mountain and moorland ponies, traditional cobs and native coloureds.
Perfect Plaits - how to get started
There are so many ways to plait a mane and tail, but to get the best results, practice and more practice is the only way to a really neat, uniform finish. Products designed specifically for plaiting and braiding will help achieve the desired look, but it still comes down to preparation and practice
Plaiting Wax – the easy way to achieve perfect plaits!
Smart Grooming loves bringing out products to make your life easier.  Plaiting wax is the new “must have” product to keep handy for show plaits or everyday tidiness.