diagram on hobbles

Hobble Savvy and History

Hobbles on the front legs (1) have been used by horsemen since they began to ride. “Hobble breaking a horse is just good sense” explains Dennis Moreland of Dennis Moreland Tack. Not only is the animal more controllable during early training but it learns to stand quietly without being tied or saddled. Being hobbled by […]
Shane Plummer holding stallion Hydrive Cat

Goodbye, My Friend

Hydrive Cat was humanely euthanized today, Oct. 15. It has been very hard leading up to this day, and now that it is done, there is a heaviness that will be with me for quite some time. It was the right thing to do. Watching that magnificent specimen deteriorate was so awful. “Hydrive” sustained a stifle […]
nate eicher demonstrating how to operate a grass hackamore with reins

Training to Trail Riding-the Grass Hackamore with Reins Has You Covered!

The Grass Hackamore with Reins and the Nylon Hackamore with Reins are two of the most versatile hackamores I make says Dennis Moreland of Dennis Moreland Tack. Nate Eicher of Eicher Performance Horses, Weatherford TX uses the Grass Hackamore with Reins http://bit.ly/2fQPTdP to train young horses, including his Extreme Mustang Makeover contenders. Follow along in […]
Wade Meador and Dennis Moreland demonstrating how to hold the reins with a 2 rein setup

Tackle the 2 Rein-Learn 3 Legal Ways to Hold the Reins

Do you want to train and show your horse in a 2 Rein outfit http://bit.ly/2hKiFxt but aren’t sure if you’re holding the mecate and romals in an efficient and legal way? Follow along with the video as Dennis Moreland of Dennis Moreland Tack visits with cow horse trainer Wade Meador of Wade Meador Performance Horses, […]
Bozo Rogers illustrating rope safety tips

Don’t Get Dragged-Know These Rope Safety Tips

Roping is one of the exciting events often included in the fast-growing sport of ranch versatility. If you’re involved or would like to become involved in showing ranch versatility, you may wish you knew a little more about roping says Dennis Moreland of Dennis Moreland Tack. There’s been a huge upsurge in ranch versatility participation […]
Craig's Spin

Back to Reality

Hi All! We have had an exciting six months of learning how to be on the reality TV show “The Last Cowboy” while continuing to run our business. It has been challenging, at times, juggling the cameras and trying to get my job done training my horses. I will admit when I was one of […]
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 […]