Running Martingale

The Secrets to Running Martingale Use with Dennis Moreland Tack

A running martingale is designed to help a horse learn to carry its head in the position that will allow it to use its body correctly to drive from behind and with collection. Running martingales http://bit.ly/2cPagLY should be used with direct pressure bits such as snaffles. When the horse raises its head the martingale applies […]
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Boon Too Suen – New Ownership, New Location, Same Extraordinary Stallion

We are very excited to announce that Boon Too Suen is now standing at SDP Buffalo Ranch under the new ownership of Creek Plantation. We would like to thank Rose Valley Ranch and Weatherford Equine Breeding Center for making this transition seamless. Boon Too Suen, a National Cutting Horse Association (NCHA) World Champion Stallion and […]

A Hobble Broke Horse Is a Safer Horse!

Dennis Moreland Tack recommends teaching your horses to accept being hobbled. Hobbling helps a horse learn not to fight against being restrained. It’s another form of desensitizing or sacking out horses and can really help keep your horse safe if it ever gets anything tangled around a leg. “When I was young and working on […]
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The Importance of Character

Recent events have led me to center my blog today on something I think is rather important. I believe that every generation looks back on the preceding generation and says to themselves, “Wow, look how far we have fallen.” I think of my grandparents’ generation – THE GREATEST GENERATION. They are universally accepted as the […]

Tips for Safely Saddling Your Cow Horse with Dennis Moreland Tack

If you’re new to riding, and in particular to riding cow horses, you may be unsure of the saddling steps you need to follow to be safe while riding and working cattle. Follow along on the video as cow horse trainer Wade Meador of Wade Meador Performance Horses guides us through the steps of saddling […]

Happy Dam Mother’s Day!

Yes, I wrote that title. You’re welcome. It’s a very special day, indeed. Mothers must be cherished all year, but especially on “their” day. The two most important women in my life – without a doubt – have been my mother and the mother of my five children, my beloved wife. Abraham Lincoln said, “All […]

Finally! Your Chance to Learn the Don Dodge Cross with Dennis Moreland Tack

Have you ever used the Don Dodge Cross? Have you ever heard of it? Today we’re visiting with horseman, trainer, judge and Chairman of the NRCHA Judge’s Committee Sam Rose at Carol Rose Quarter Horses in Gainesville, TX. Sam is showing us a method to hold the reins http://bit.ly/2aORzXO called the Don Dodge cross. Don Dodge perfected a simple and safe way to hold snaffle bit reins. It’s also referred to as the Don Dodge shift. This is so named because […]

Why Use a Get Down on Your Horse?

A Get Down http://bit.ly/2HN8shs lets you lead or tie your horse while it’s bridled says Dennis Moreland of Dennis Moreland Tack. It allows you to get off and on your horse as many times a day as you need to without unbridling and bridling back up. A Get Down has 2 parts: a length of […]