10 steps to plait a horse’s tail:

 

10 steps

 

1. If plaiting for competition or sport, check to see if tail plaiting is both permitted and appropriate for your horse breed.

2. Tie your horse up.

3. Brush through his tail.

4. Dip a water brush in water and brush the tail with it to dampen it.

5. Begin plaiting.

6. Continue using this method until three quarters the length of the dock ( tailbone).

7. Stop taking new hair from the tail at the three quarters length..

8. Secure a rubber band at the end of the plait.

9. Fold the long end of the plait up.

10. Sew the loop together with thread to merge the two plaits as one.