21 Times the Braider Was Extra in the Best Way

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Oh, hunter braids. You tiny, perfect little monsters that make our horses look so fancy even though they take hours and cause sore backs and hands. Braiding is not an easy job, and going down rows and rows of mane could get a little monotonous. Luckily for us, the best braiders know how to add some artistic flair every now and then!

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About the Author: Lauren holds an MFA in creative nonfiction from the University of California Riverside, and is a lifelong rider and writer. Beyond equestrian journalism, she explores body positivity, mental health and addiction through personal narrative. She enjoys showing on the local hunter/jumper circuit in Austin, Texas.

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