What a hoot! I don’t think I’d have the patience to clip all those stars but Freedom sure would look snazzy.
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While most of us are still struggling with keeping the lines straight, there are some real body clipping artists out there.
I’ve found a few more examples to inspire. The good news is, if you make a mistake you can just take it all off. The person who did this said they were done free hand, without a pattern. Wow!
Not brave enough to go free hand? No problem! There are a number of stencils available to help make your pattern (almost) fool proof. In fact, if you don’t want to clip a pattern into a horse’s coat, you can also brush one in.
Quarter marks are the patterns that are brushed or clipped into your horse’s hind quarters. Generally seen at dressage competions or events, traditional patterns include diamonds and checkerboards but you can also get stencils to help you make more complicated shapes.
The technique for making quarter marks is simple. Perfecting them takes time and practice.