Battle of the Braids

What’s your favorite style?

Braiding well is both a skill and an art. A beautifully plaited mane not only completes the polished look but can also help express your show ring style.

From traditional buttons to scallops to bursts of color and bling, here are a few variations on the theme we’ve spotted this year on the winter horse show circuit. Which is your fave?

? in the game❗️ #wef #wellington #florida #horsesofinstagram #wintersinflorida #missedthis

A photo posted by Kelsey Landrigan (@ksl_817) on

Leila’s really cool braids! Roberto did a beautiful job!! #jumperbraids #wef2016 A photo posted by @aadams89 on

Pink bands to make her dance. ?? thank you @_marcus_au ! A photo posted by Kalie Butcher (@kalie.butcher) on

Braids on braids on braids ❤️ A photo posted by aps photography ( on


Go Jumping.

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