Breast Collar fit diagram

The Benefits of a Properly Fitted Breast Collar

Over time breast collars have generally become considered an optional item on a saddle according to Dennis Moreland at Dennis Moreland Tack. However, if you ride in disciplines where horses make quick stops and turns with powerful acceleration out of the turns, such as cow horse, barrel racing or roping, to name a few, you […]
Saddles throughout history

Iron, Oxbows, and Dog Houses: The History of the Stirrup

Have you ever tried riding without your feet in the stirrups, perhaps to practice on balance or leg position? While it can be useful to practice form and position if done safely, there is no doubt that when you take the stirrups away you begin to realize just how much you might depend on them […]
Dennis Moreland explaining romal rein use

Tried and True: How to Get the Best Use Out of Your Romal Reins

It’s not hard to guess why romal reins have continued to be an important piece of tack utilized by horse owners for centuries and why they continue to be one of the most popular products purchased from Dennis Moreland Tack. A sight commonly seen in the reined cow horse events, romal reins http://bit.ly/2hpU2Iy serve as […]
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Breast Collars Throughout History with Dennis Moreland Tack

Breast Collars, in one form or another, have been in use ever since riders began putting padding between themselves and the horse. The purpose: to keep the cinched saddle from sliding back and out of place. Ancient sculptures show Assyrian, Egyptian, Greek and Roman horsemen using a breast collar. The use of a breast collars […]
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Learn the Best Way to Measure Your Horse for a Hackamore with Dennis Moreland Tack

Would you like to know how to measure your horse for a hackamore? It’s not easy to find an answer and it’s also not easy to know just where on the nose to measure. There’s many varieties of hackamores available. We’ll focus on measuring for a Texas style hackamore http://bit.ly/hackamores with a hackamore rein http://bit.ly/hackamorerein […]

A Hobble Broke Horse Is a Safer Horse!

Dennis Moreland Tack recommends teaching your horses to accept being hobbled. Hobbling helps a horse learn not to fight against being restrained. It’s another form of desensitizing or sacking out horses and can really help keep your horse safe if it ever gets anything tangled around a leg. “When I was young and working on […]

Tips for Safely Saddling Your Cow Horse with Dennis Moreland Tack

If you’re new to riding, and in particular to riding cow horses, you may be unsure of the saddling steps you need to follow to be safe while riding and working cattle. Follow along on the video as cow horse trainer Wade Meador of Wade Meador Performance Horses guides us through the steps of saddling […]

For Safety’s Sake-Check Your Latigos

Have you ever seen an accident caused by a latigo or off billet breaking? Too many people have stories of totally preventable falls from worn out latigos. Latigos, also called billets, are the straps on either side of your saddle that attach your cinch to your saddle. It doesn’t matter if they’re made of leather […]