When choosing reins you’ve got to consider the functionality, safety, and traditions of each type along with your personal preferences, says Dennis Moreland of Dennis Moreland Tack.
Learn an easy, quick way to attach Rein Stops to your split or continuous reins to prevent any entanglement with the rings on the martingale.
The common types of Western headstalls https://bit.ly/DMHeadstalls are one eared headstalls, which include slot ear, slit ear, and slide ear, and browband headstalls. Either type may be used on trained horses, and it is personal preference which you choose to ride with, but browband headstalls are generally used with snaffles on colts and green horses. […]
With so many possibilities, choosing the right snaffle for your colt’s stage of training and personality type can be difficult.
Running martingales help a horse learn to carry its head in the position that will allow it to use its body to drive from behind and with collection.
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 how the horses are guided with only legs and feet and without the use of reins. Follow […]
All great rides start with correctly bridling your horse and assuring the bridle http://bit.ly/2d4vmCw is adjusted to fit. Follow along in the video as Dennis Moreland of Dennis Moreland Tack visits with Clay Johns of Clay Johns Cutting Horses, Millsap TX, about the steps to take when bridling to help your horse be relaxed and […]
At Dennis Moreland Tack, we know checking latigos for wear and damage is important but often overlooked. It’s easy to make checking latigos http://bit.ly/2dHjuYn a habit every time you ride, and it only takes a minute or two. Weak and worn latigos can cause accidents and should be replaced right away. Several years ago, I […]
It is handy that a single knot, the sheet bend knot, is used to secure halters http://bit.ly/2w48haJ, fiadors and California hangers on horses. Follow along in this video as Dennis Moreland of Dennis Moreland Tack demonstrates tying the sheet bend knot and a 2nd knot known as the ring knot. The ring knot (variation) is […]
“A fiador is a safety device attached to a hackamore that is similar to a throatlatch on a bridle,” says Dennis Moreland of Dennis Moreland Tack. “The fiador https://bit.ly/31qfCTb keeps the hackamore securely on the horse’s head. A horse in a hackamore can be ridden, led or tied without the risk of the hackamore being […]