fiador attached to a hackamore on a horse

The Fiador—How to Attach the Fiador to Your Hackamore

“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 […]
California hackamore on a horse

How to Choose the Right California Hackamore (Bosal) for Your Horse

California hackamores or bosals are made in diameters from 3/8 inch to 1 inch says Dennis Moreland of Dennis Moreland Tack. The 3 parts of a hackamore http://bit.ly/2dzOabU are the noseband or bosal, the headstall or hanger and the mecate (rein). Traditional nosebands are made with a stiff or soft core of twisted rawhide or […]
reining horse sliding to a stop wearing a hackamore

Introduction to California Hackamores (Bosals) with Dennis Moreland Tack

“The fine points of handling the hackamore have been handed down from generation to generation by the early Spanish Californians, who took great pride in their horses. Although it requires extra time and patience…the results are worth it” Ed Connell, from his book, Hackamore Reinsman*. A California hackamore has 3 parts: the noseband or bosal, […]