From trimming whiskers to painting hooves, many details go into preparing a horse for the show ring, but preparing a rider requires an equal amount of skill. Lapels must be pinned, boots and sometimes gloves must be taped and makeup must be flawless. And then there is always the challenge of the horse show bun.
It takes a lot of practice to perfect the saddle seat show bun. Numerous methods can turn out a suitable bun, but all of them require patience, practice, and lots of bobby pins and hair spray. For those who need a little help getting started, here is one of the most common techniques.
When it comes to horse show buns, just like riding, practice makes perfect. The good news is that you have all show season to perfect your technique. Happy practicing!