Spanish Horse Hair Terms

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Hair = pelo

Tail = cola

Mane = melena

Braids = trenzas

Short-cut tail – la cola corta (cortada)

Braided tail – cola trenzada, trenzado

Mane – Crine

Long braids – morcillas – like "sausages"

Tight-braided knots – castanetas

French braid – a la Federica

Double-sided tight braid – a la Portuguesa 

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