Don’t Be Even a Hole Off! Learn Proper Curb Adjustment

Have you ever had a problem with a horse resisting the bit, turning better one direction than the other or having other troubles accepting rein cues? Improper curb http://bit.ly/2dkWTPp adjustment isn’t often the cause of these issues but it certainly can be the problem. Checking to make sure our curbs are adjusted right when we’re […]

How Did Roping Reins Change History?

Since man first domesticated the horse and began to ride thousands of years ago, control of the mount has been of primary concern says Dennis Moreland Tack. Probably the first “control” mechanism was a rawhide string tied around the lower jaw and extending back to the rider’s hand. With this string, the horse’s head could […]

Soft 4 Plait Loping Hackamore

People Said-Give Us Choices! The Dennis Moreland Tack Soft 4 Plait Loping Hackamore is ready to ride in 3 new colors! A great loping hackamore http://bit.ly/2hvtyqh can make a difference between just prepping your horse to show and really warming him up to show at his very top level. You want a hackamore that has […]

Split Reins, Roping Reins, 2 Rein & Romals: Which Reins are Right for You?

Do you wish you knew more about the various types of western reins? When choosing reins you’ve got to consider the functionality, safety, and traditions of each type along with your personal preferences. When showing you’ve got to know which rein or reins are legal in your event. Split reins are the most common type […]

The Benefits of Using a California Hackamore are Huge

With the recent increase in cow horse activities are you wondering if using a California hackamore http://bit.ly/2dzOabU or bosal could improve your training and riding? World Champion cow horse trainer Matt Koch says “using a hackamore allows a horse to find its natural headset. They carry that with them into the bridle and through the […]

Don’t Get Dragged-How to Carry Your Lariat Rope Safely

There’s been a huge upsurge in ranch versatility participation recently. Ranch versatility training and competitions are such a great way to incorporate a wide range of skills into your riding and your horse’s training programs. One of the events often included is roping. You may be new to roping and perhaps struggling with safety issues. […]

Weighted Reins-What’s the Secret to Getting the Best Reins?

Have you ever wondered why the best weighted reins feel so good and have such a nice drape? Dennis Moreland, owner of Dennis Moreland Tack, says it’s the weights and thicknesses of the hides that make great reins http://bit.ly/2bmirub. “I have been hand cutting and finishing weighted harness leather reins for 41 years. The biggest […]

How Do I Tie a Fiador to My Hackamore?

A fiador is a safety device similar to a throatlatch on a bridle but it’s used on a hackamore says Dennis Moreland Tack. The fiador keeps the hackamore http://bit.ly/2flLbbP securely on the horse’s head. You can always lead or tie your horse without worrying about the hackamore being rubbed or pulled off if it has […]

How to Hold Romal Reins with a Mecate (2 Rein)

Do you want to use the 2 rein in your riding program but aren’t sure how to manage the mecate and romals at the same time? Let me show you an easy way to hold both reins. Follow along with the guideline below as professional horse trainer and NRCHA/AQHA judge Bozo Rogers shows us one […]

Tying Up Is Safer With a Bowline Knot!

Use a sturdy post or other firmly set stationary structure to tie your horse to. Tie at shoulder level or above to prevent your horse from stepping over the lead rope (which may cause an injury) but don’t tie so high that your horse has to stand with its head unnaturally elevated.