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 […]

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 […]

Have You Checked out the New Headstalls

The brand new Dennis Moreland hand-crafted headstalls with rawhide braid and kangaroo accents are beautiful! The Slot Ear Headstall with Rawhide and Black Ring Knots http://bit.ly/2tsHloD and the Slot Ear Headstall with Rawhide and Black Interweave http://bit.ly/2ttKiW2 are both made of 5/8 inch race track harness leather. They’re lined with oil-tanned lining leather to feel […]

The Safest Way to Attach a Bit to a Headstall

If you’re shopping for a new headstall http://bit.ly/2cx4883 be sure to consider the way the bit ends of the headstall are designed. The bit ends are the pieces of leather that slide through the top rings in the bit to hold the bit on the headstall. You may be wondering what difference it could make […]