California hackamore on a horse

How to Choose the Right California Hackamore (Bosal) for Your Horse

California hackamores or bosals are made in diameters from 3/8 inch to 1 inch says Dennis Moreland of Dennis Moreland Tack. The 3 parts of a hackamore http://bit.ly/2dzOabU are the noseband or bosal, the headstall or hanger and the mecate (rein). Traditional nosebands are made with a stiff or soft core of twisted rawhide or […]
fiador on a horse's hackamore

What is a Fiador and How Does It Work?

A fiador, also known as a Theodore, is a safety device or keeper that is similar to a throatlatch on a bridle but it’s used on hackamores http://bit.ly/31VAtgD to make certain a hackamore stays securely on a horse’s head says Dennis Moreland of Dennis Moreland Tack. A horse in a hackamore, that has a fiador, […]

How to Choose the Right Texas-Style Hackamore for Your Horse

Have you been wanting to try a hackamore on your horse but don’t know which one to choose? When you choose the right hackamore(s) http://bit.ly/2flLbbP for the horse or horses you’re riding, it can benefit horses of all ages and training levels says Dennis Moreland of Dennis Moreland Tack. Texas-style hackamores http://bit.ly/31VAtgD came about when […]
wade meador and dennis moreland demonstrating why you should use a cavesson

There’s More to a Cavesson than Meets the Eye

How and Why to Use Cavessons Cavessons are used to help keep horses from opening their mouths to evade the pressure of the bit. But there’s a lot more to a cavesson. Follow along with the video as Dennis Moreland, of Dennis Moreland Tack, and Wade Meador, of Wade Meador Performance Horses share their expertise […]
split reins hanging up

How To Choose Between Doubled and Stitched, and Harness Leather, Split Reins

One of my favorite questions to help riders with is “which split reins are right for me?” says Dennis Moreland of Dennis Moreland Tack.  When choosing between doubled and stitched, and harness leather reins, it’s important to know which type of rein will best fit your discipline, expectations and climate. You’ve also got to consider […]
Ben Baldus and Dennis Moreland discussing snaffle bit types

Snaffle Bit Types and Their Use on Performance Horses with Dennis Moreland Tack

A snaffle bit is a bit that works without leverage. It’s most commonly made with a jointed (or broken) mouthpiece. Watch along on the video as performance horse trainer Ben Baldus, of Baldus Horsemanship, and Dennis Moreland, discuss snaffle bit types and their use on performance horses. Three common types of snaffles http://bit.ly/snaffles used in […]
Ryan Thibodeaux demonstrating how to hold roping reins

How to Hold Roping Reins with Dennis Moreland Tack

No matter what event you compete in, there’s no denying the value of having good, high-quality reins. When it comes to roping reins http://bit.ly/2fDzNc5, there are many factors to consider when selecting which ones to use. In the video below, Dennis Moreland visits with PRCA Calf Roper Ryan Thibodeaux, of Stephenville, TX about the differences […]
Dennis Moreland talking with Ryand Thibodeaux about tiedowns

Purpose of, and Proper Use of, Tie-downs with Dennis Moreland Tack

Does your tie-down ever get a bad rap? Tie-downs, also called nosebands with tie-down straps, are used to help horses maintain their balance during quick, powerful maneuvers in speed events like roping and barrel racing. While it’s easy to assume a tie-down is used only to keep a horse’s head down, the purpose of a […]