Horse Breeds Known

to have Long Manes & Tails

While many horses are capable of growing lengthy manes and tails, there are some breeds that are particularly well-known for long majestic hair.

Owners can spend hours grooming, braiding, or otherwise manipulating their horse’s hair to keep him looking his best – especially for a breed known for its long luxurious locks.

Icelandic horses are compact, hardy, and their manes and tails float behind them as they perform their characteristic tölt and flying pace.

Icelandic Horse

Like most heavy draft horses, they have thick feathering on the feet and legs, which can protect them from the elements.


One of the oldest and most elegant breeds, the Arabian horse has a well-arched neck and high-set tail that are often accented by an abundance of flowing hair.


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