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28 Horse Manes We Just Can’t Get Enough Of

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Most people can agree that horses have gorgeous manes. Long, shiny locks that flow in the breeze are the stuff that fairytales are made of. In fact, equine hair is often so sleek and lustrous, it can even make us a little jealous!

If you love horses with shiny tresses, you’ll be absolutely enamored by these 28 horse manes we just can’t get enough of!

Three galloping friesian horses in summer meadow

White andalusian horse with black friesian horse in spring

Just like coats, manes come in all different colors. Do you have a favorite horse mane color? If so, let us know in the comments below! 

Friesian black horse with long mane in summer meadow background

It’s no secret that the Friesian is one of the horse breeds with the most beautiful and unique manes.  Because of their beautiful mane, coat color, and tale, a Friesian running at full speed is truly a sight to see.

If you are interested in learning more about this majestic breed, take a look at our popular article 7 Amazing Facts About The Friesian

two friesian horses in paddock

Two Brown and Black-and-white Horses

Authentic Icelandic horse, beautiful friendly animal

We would be crazy to leave out pictures of the beautiful and fascinating Icelandic Horse. In addition to being another extremely photogenic breed, the Icelandic Horse has a fascinating history that you have to read about. Learn more about the Icelandic Horse in our popular article 7 Things You Didn’t Know About The Icelandic Horse.  Icelandic HorsesIceland - Icelandic horse

According to vetstreet.com, one of the main purposes of horse manes is their ability to add more beauty to an already majestic animal. Long flowing hair makes us ooh and aah whether the horse is running at full speed in the wind or standing still like the equine above. 

An Icelandic horse mother protecting its foal in front of a mountainous landscape

Przewalski's Horse (Equus ferus przewalskii), Takhi. Semi-wild stallion in Askania-Nova Reserve. Camera - Canon EOS 1000D, lens - EF-S 55-250 ISThe photo above is of the beautiful Przewalski’s Horse. First of all, this breed is currently endangered, and they are known to be the “only truly wild horse breed.” Due to their interesting backstory, beauty, and scarcity, this breed is one of our favorites. Learn more about this fascinating and majestic breed here

Grey horse with long mane run and fun at a morning light

Bay horse portrait on green background. Trakehner horse with long mane running outdoor.

Sometimes the best photos of horses are of when they are in motion with their beautiful manes flowing in the wind. 

Black Horse Fuzzy Icelandic Horse (1)

Bay pinto horse run fast in green spring meadow

Coat color is another fascinating feature of horses that we can obsess over for hours. Horses come in many different colors, and they are all equally as majestic in our eyes.

If you would like to learn more about coat color, check out The 10 Most Common Horse Colors

Horse landscape in the green meadow Pyrenees view

American Miniature Horse. Portrait close up of palomino foal on blurred green background.

Even the tiniest of horses and foals can have majestic manes.  White horse walking on a sunny day Mare and her foal on the summer field

Gypsy Vanner Horse stallion portrait in evening stud farm

Depending on the coat color, a black mane can really stand out like it does on the horse above. 

Gypsy Vanner Horse galloping in summer stud farm

The Andalusian horse winter portrait

The horse above is an Andalusian. This breed truly is a sight to behold, and their flowing manes make them seem as though they stepped right out of a fairy tale.

Check out our popular article Andalusian Horse Facts You Might Not Have Known for more information on this gorgeous breed. 

White horse portrait in motion indoors Andalusian horse on winter background

Sometimes a snowy background can really bring out the color and intricacies of a horse’s mane. Especially when the hair is dancing in the wind. 

beautiful haflinger horse portrait in the autumn forest

The Haflinger is another breed that is known for its majestic mane. They are a relatively smaller horse known primarily for their striking color and temperament.

If you would like to see how beautiful a Haflinger’s mane can get, check out our article Haflinger Horse With Rapunzel-Like Mane Takes Internet By Storm. Haflinger Haflinger horse

Does your horse have spectacular tresses? Share a photo with us in the comments below! 

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