Dennis Moreland of Dennis Moreland Tack and Ben Baldus of Baldus Horsemanship discuss the differences and similarities of running martingales and training forks, as well as give you some insights for ways to improve specific issues by using these tools.
Horsemen have always searched for a bit that would give more control, especially during the heat of battle.
Although the domestication of horses is poorly understood, we do know that since early man first captured and rode a wild horse, he has been confronted with the problem of control.
Romal reins are commonly used for showing, cow work, pleasure and trail riding, big loop roping, and more.
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.
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 […]