Watch the video on how to attach a mecate and slobber straps to a snaffle with Dennis Moreland Tack. Slobber straps add extra weight to the bit ends of a mecate. This added weight causes the bit ends of the rein to drop quicker which releases the pressure on the bit sooner when the pull on the rein is released. This gives your horse a quicker reward for giving to the pull.
double off latigo on the right side of your saddle is just as important as your cinch and near side latigo but since it doesn’t have to be taken on and off often you may run into a problem getting a new one attached.The
Do you wish you had a pulling collar for roping? The brand new Dennis Moreland Tack Pulling Collar allows complete freedom of movement in the shoulders but also fits so well that the entire collar makes contact.
Phil Rapp stopped in my shop yesterday to tell me that he had used one of my bits to pilot Dont Stopp Believin to the 2015 NCHA Super Stakes Open Co-Championship. Phil said, “Dont Stopp Believin is so light in the face. I was riding him in a short shanked bit with a low port in the go-rounds at this year’s Super Stakes, but he needed something even milder.
Dennis Moreland Tack breast collars http://www.dmtack.com/pcategory/bridles-breastcollars/breast-collars/ are all handmade of doubled and stitched Herman Oak old world heavy harness leather lined with burgundy latigo leather. Herman Oak old world harness leather is tanned using all natural methods. This produces soft pliable leather that is not spongy or boardy, but has the body and density to hold up to years of hard use. No chemicals are used in the tanning process.
All Dennis Moreland Tack martingales are made with a neck strap and a safety hobble strap to keep the neck strap in proper position on the neck. The safety hobble strap runs through the gullet of the saddle and over the horn to prevent the neck strap from sliding forward on the neck, potentially to the ears.