reining horse sliding to a stop wearing a hackamore
Photo Courtesy of Dennis Moreland Tack

Introduction to California Hackamores (Bosals) with Dennis Moreland Tack

“The fine points of handling the hackamore have been handed down from generation to generation by the early Spanish Californians, who took great pride in their horses. Although it requires extra time and patience…the results are worth it” Ed Connell, from his book, Hackamore Reinsman*. A California hackamore has 3 parts: the noseband or bosal, […]
stacked hay square bales in a barn

Fear the Fungi

Inflammatory Airway Disease (IAD) affects huge numbers of horses and often goes undetected while impacting their performance.