A bridle http://bit.ly/1LtRWjz that fits well and is adjusted correctly will help your horse be relaxed and comfortable. It will also help you convey your cues accurately. Since each part of the bridle works in conjunction with every other part one improper adjustment will throw your cues off and cause confusion and discomfort for your horse.
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.
We can all forget to check our latigos and double off latigos for age and wear, says Dennis Moreland Tack. It’s so important to do this before we saddle up! If you have found you need a new latigo and now are wondering how you’re going to get it on your saddle, here’s an easy knot that you can tie regardless of where you are.
We know horseman have been using hackamores on their horses for hundreds of years and this piece of equipment hasn’t changed much since being introduced to western North America in the 18th century. It makes a person wonder if a hackamore might be a useful tool to get better training results. In this article we’ll focus on the type of hackamore shown on the horse in the photo.
The rope halter should be tied with a sheet bend knot. When tying a sheet bend it’s easy to incorrectly make the knot above the halter loop instead of below. If your horse pulls back, you won’t be able to untie this type of knot. With a correctly tied sheet bend, like the one shown in the video, if your horse pulls back while tied you should be able to get the knot untied.