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Breast Collars Throughout History with Dennis Moreland Tack

Breast Collars, in one form or another, have been in use ever since riders began putting padding between themselves and the horse. The purpose: to keep the cinched saddle from sliding back and out of place. Ancient sculptures show Assyrian, Egyptian, Greek and Roman horsemen using a breast collar. The use of a breast collars […]
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Learn the Best Way to Measure Your Horse for a Hackamore with Dennis Moreland Tack

Would you like to know how to measure your horse for a hackamore? It’s not easy to find an answer and it’s also not easy to know just where on the nose to measure. There’s many varieties of hackamores available. We’ll focus on measuring for a Texas style hackamore http://bit.ly/hackamores with a hackamore rein http://bit.ly/hackamorerein […]
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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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Holding Snaffle Bit Reins Correctly

Have you seen trainers on snaffle bit colts holding their reins http://bit.ly/2Eo8yc6 in several different ways in the training arena? Which technique is best and are they all legal in the show pen? Follow along on the video as AQHA/NRCHA judge and trainer Bozo Rogers shows us how to hold reins on a snaffle bit […]