Dennis Moreland and Clay Johns discussing using different bits

Discover the Reasons for Using Different Bits for Practice and Show

Have you ever wondered if the bits you use to practice should be different than the bits you use to show? Would using separate bits help your horse and help your runs? Dennis Moreland of Dennis Moreland Tack and Clay Johns of Clay Johns Cutting Horses, Millsap TX, visit about how and why using different […]
Daryl Felsburg and Shane Plummer discussing politics

Politics & Passion

Politics. It’s a strange thing to write about, but it’s fresh on my mind. This is probably not really what you are thinking, even though this is a presidential election year; albeit, that has been on my mind lately, too. I mean, gosh, you’d have to be living under a rock to not be bombarded with […]
austin shepard in the cutting pen with high brow cd

HIGH BROW CD: A Son of the Legend

In 2007, we saw one of the most outstanding runs to ever win the National Cutting Horse Association (NCHA) Futurity Open Championship. It was accurate, intense and filled with cow expression. It was also the run the crowd wanted to win. The following year, High Brow CD’s winning run was what people measured all other […]
curb bit measurement diagram

A Little Bit About Curb Bit Measurement and Function

To understand how any given shanked or curb bit will affect your horse’s response, it’s important to understand how to measure the bit, http://bit.ly/2vU1J1z and, what affect the measurements and the ratios of those measurements may have. Since use of equipment that doesn’t abide by horse show rules almost always results in disqualification, it’s also […]
Clayton Anderson riding a horse using round buckle cinches

Prevent Painful Galls with Round Buckle Cinches

Have you ever had problems with cinch sores or galls? Most of us have. Cinch sores or galls are often caused by a cinch or cinch buckle rubbing the wrinkled and sweaty skin right behind the elbow. These sores are painful to horses, just like a blister on your foot is during a hike. If […]
Rider demonstrating how to use your reins while riding a cutting horse

Get A Grip — Learn How to Use Your Reins While Cutting

If you’re new to cutting or thinking of getting involved in cutting you may have attended some shows or watched some live stream cutting to get a better understanding of the sport. If so, you might be wondering about all the different ways cutters hold and use their reins. Follow along in the video as […]
Dennis Moreland demonstrating proper unsaddling technique

Try These Tips to Make Unsaddling Safer and More Efficient!

If you hate tripping over your breast collar or latigo when you’re carrying your saddle, follow along in this video while Dennis Moreland of Dennis Moreland Tack demonstrates a few tips that will make unsaddling and carrying your saddle a whole lot easier. Share these tips with your friends too! It’s important to always undo […]
Dennis Moreland demonstrating how to tie on rein ends to your reins

Two Easy Methods for Attaching Rein Ends or Water Loops to Reins

Rein ends, also known as water loops, are short pieces of leather used to attach your reins to your bit with tie strings. A rein end http://bit.ly/2SbHes7 is attached to one side of each rein, looped through the bit ring and tied back to the opposite side of the rein says Dennis Moreland of Dennis […]