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Who is the mystery horse plaiter of Nottinghamshire?

by | 24th, July 2012

WHO is plaiting horses’ hair in Blidworth, Nottinghamshire?
Dennis Stocks is a local man with a view:
“I’ve not seen anything on our horses in the last couple of months, but I’ve seen it in the past. We’ve had all sorts of theories about it. We’ve got a couple of horses with really long manes that have ended up with a part that is plaited and sometimes there will be grass woven in to it. It’s got to be man-made.”
This is Nottinghamshire adds:
Mr Stocks said mysterious plaits had appeared in the mane of one of his 11-year-old horses for years. He said: “It’s very weird. I was told it was a ritual and perhaps gypsies or Pagans were doing it.”
Plaits appearing in pony belonging to 11-year-old girl…?! This is one for the police, who have issued a statement:
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  • It’s catching on. All the ones near us have been given ponytails

  • dairy

    I had a go once but was given the brush-off…..