DMT romalreins

What Everybody Should Know About Romal Reins

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Romal Reins are used on horses that have transitioned to a shanked bit or spade bit after being well trained in a hackamore and/or snaffle. They were introduced to the western part of the U.S. in the mid 1700s by the Spanish vaqueros coming north from Mexico to raise cattle on the vast expanses of unfenced land in the areas where California, Oregon, Nevada and Arizona are now.

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How to Fit a Cavesson

cavessonCavessons, (also known as mouth shutters or nosebands) are commonly used in both the Western and English worlds. This piece of equipment was developed in ancient times it’s thought, by riders who needed more handling ability over their horses. It is worn under the western bridle and is often incorporated into English bridles.

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Have You Ever Wondered How Rawhide Is Made?

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To make a bridle with rawhide and romal reins like shown in the photo http://bit.ly/1VpFPFy we start by making the rawhide from cow hides. When a tannery receives cow hides from the packers they immediately place each on horizontal wooden beams and cut each hide right down the middle to make 2 sides.When a tannery receives cow hides from the packers, they immediately place each on horizontal wooden beams and cut each hide right down the middle to make 2 sides.

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How to Tie the Advanced Latigo Knot

latigoknotWe all know how important it is to check our latigo and double off for wear and deterioration each time we saddle up http://bit.ly/1Lhi39f. If you’ve purchased a new latigo and would like to attach it to your saddle dee with a clean, nice-looking and nearly flat knot, this guideline will show you how.
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What Is the Secret to Making Weighted Reins?

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Have you ever wondered what a rein maker does to get weighted reins to feel so good and have such a nice drape? Dennis Moreland Tack shares the answer: naturally weighted reins are cut from hides that are specifically chosen for their weights and thicknesses.