So you've braided your horse's mane and all your horse wants to do is itch them?
If this is a problem for your horse, you may want to try this home remedy for itchy horse braids.
First make sure that your horse is not itchy because they have dry skin, if this is the case topical and internal (feeding) remedies should be given to restore natural oils to the horse's skin. Also, prior to a show do not braid your horse's mane any earlier than you absolutely have to. The longer the horse's mane is braided the more opportunity the horse has to rub it, and the braids, completely out!
You may want to apply a topical spray to the horses mane to keep it from itching. One well reviewed remedy and treatment for horses rubbing itchy manes is a product called Muck Itch. Muck Itch was designed for horses who have rubbed their mane on fences and posts due to fungal or skin irritations, but the main ingredients, will reduce routine irritation and itching from mane braids when sprayed on braids