How to Make a Balloon Horse

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    How to Make Balloon Animals - a Horse: Introduction

    How to Make Balloon Animals - a Horse: Introduction.

    Here’s a balloon animal that you can make in the shape of a horse. As you may suspect, the balloon animal horse is a variation on the balloon animal dog. As a result, I recommend that you first learn how to make the balloon animal dog before tackling the horse. Among balloon animals, this relatively easy and simple balloon animal is great for beginners and novices and kids will love it.

    Materials:
    One 260 balloon

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    How to Make Balloon Animals - a Horse: Inflate the Balloon

    How to Make Balloon Animals - a Horse: Inflate the Balloon.
    Inflate the balloon to about two inches from the end.
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    How to Make Balloon Animals - a Horse: The Snout

    How to Make Balloon Animals - a Horse: The Snout.

    Make one basic balloon twist about three inches long. This will form the nose of the balloon animal horse.

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    How to Make Balloon Animals - a Horse: An Ear

    How to Make Balloon Animals - a Horse: An Ear.

    Make one small pinch twist. This forms the first ear of the balloon animal horse.

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    How to Make Balloon Animals - a Horse: Second Ear

    How to Make Balloon Animals - a Horse: Second Ear.

    Make another small pinch twist. This forms the second ear of the balloon animal horse. Try to make sure that the second pinch twist is approximately the same size as the first.

    Your balloon animal should now resemble the head of a horse.

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    How to Make Balloon Animals - a Horse: the Neck

    How to Make Balloon Animals - a Horse: the Neck.

    Make one basic balloon twist about two inches long. This will form the neck of the balloon animal horse.

    From this point on, the construction of the balloon animal horse is identical to that of the balloon animal dog, but with different proportions for the body and legs.

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    How to Make Balloon Animals - a Horse: A Front Leg

    How to Make Balloon Animals - a Horse: A Front Leg.

    Make one basic balloon twist about three inches long. This will form the first front leg of the balloon animal horse.

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    How to Make Balloon Animals - a Horse: The Second Front Leg

    How to Make Balloon Animals - a Horse: The Second Front Leg.

    Make a second basic balloon twist about three inches long. This will form the second front leg of the balloon animal horse.

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    How to Make Balloon Animals - a Horse: The Front

    How to Make Balloon Animals - a Horse: The Front.

    Make a lock twist to form the neck and front legs of the balloon animal horse.

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    How to Make Balloon Animals - a Horse: The Body

    How to Make Balloon Animals - a Horse: The Body.

    Make one basic balloon twist about three inches long. This will form the body of the balloon animal horse.

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    How to Make Balloon Animals - a Horse: The Back Leg

    How to Make Balloon Animals - a Horse: The Back Leg.

    Make one basic balloon twist about three inches long. This will form the first back leg of the balloon animal horse.

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    How to Make Balloon Animals - a Horse: Second Back Leg

    How to Make Balloon Animals - a Horse: Second Back Leg.

    Make a second basic balloon twist about three inches long. This will form the second back leg of the balloon animal horse.

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    How to Make Balloon Animals - a Horse: Finish the Balloon Animal

    How to Make Balloon Animals - a Horse: Finish the Balloon Animal.

    Make a lock twist to form the front legs of the balloon animal horse. The remaining balloon becomes the tail for the balloon animal horse.

    You have successfully created a balloon animal horse.