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A Step-by-Step Guide - Applying Quarter Marks

A Step-by-Step Guide APPLYING QUARTER MARKS HORSE GROOMING TIPS More than just a fun stamp of personality, quarter marks are designed to highlight a horse's shiny coat and bring out its excellent hip and hindquarters. Get them right with these easy-to-follow tips! WHAT YOU'LL NEED GETTING STARTED Step 1 Brush the hair in its natural direction with either a wet sponge or a body brush. Quarter marker Body brush comb Step 2 Spray it over with a conditioning spray for extra pattern hold. Step 3 Sponge Water Make sure to not get the coat too wet to achieve the best pattern contrast. Conditioning spray CHECKERBOARD Step 1 Step 3 Gently comb a small section into the shape of one checkerboard Start a second row by combing squares opposite to those that appear above them. square. Step 2 Step 4 Leave a gap and continue alternating combed and untouched hair squares. Continue until you have created your preferred number of rows. SHARK'S TEETH Step 1 Step 2 Step 3 Starting an inch below the hip point, firmly brush the hair in Angle your brush towards the bottom Follow your first upward stroke with another one of your horse's dock and brush downwards. and repeat until you an upward motion. have 3-4 teeth. KEEP PRACTICING Practice is the only way to get good at quarter marks. Start with simple patterns, build up with practice, and gradually progress to more intricate ones as your skill develops. Visit for a selection of top quality grooming supplies.

A Step-by-Step Guide - Applying Quarter Marks

shared by theadventurer on Oct 23
Quarter marks are placed on horses to make them look more attractive during exhibitions. They can be tricky to apply, but with the right technique, tools and practice, you can master the art. Find o...




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