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 […]

A Proclamation of Gratitude

One of my favorite holidays is upon us! Here in the U.S., we celebrate Thanksgiving annually on the fourth Thursday of November. For most Americans, it has turned into a bounteous feast of turkey and glutinous delight while watching three National Football League games. For cutting and reining professionals, it is as much of that […]

Being Better Horseman

Hi All! I have had a busy fall with my futurity horses. This has been one of my favorite years, as this group is outstanding. They have been consistently in the money everywhere they go, with several wins and reserve championships. I could not be more pleased with them. Now comes the hard part of […]

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 […]
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Stallion Management: The Who, What & Why – Part Two

Today I’m picking up from where I left off with my last blog entry about our 2018 stallion roster. I know this is a long blog, but it is one I hope mare owners can really sink their teeth into. Pretty Peppy Chec 2005 bay (Lil Ruf Peppy x Chex N Whiz x Topsail Whiz) I […]

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 […]
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Stallion Management: The Who, What & Why

Hi! My name is Shane Plummer. What was that you asked? What do I do for a living? Well, friend, I sell sperm. The highest quality around. International sperm sales is my trade. White gold we call it! This bit always goes over well at my kid’s schools or at church. I can beat the tar out of the other dads on […]

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. […]

How long is a piece of string?

In my years in the horse business, I have learned two things concretely: No one is smarter than God. No one is smarter than the market. How long is a piece of string? Do you know the answer? I sure don’t. I get asked questions like that, ALL THE TIME. I see questions like that, […]