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 […]

How to Hold Romal Reins with a Mecate (2 Rein)

Do you want to use the 2 rein in your riding program but aren’t sure how to manage the mecate and romals at the same time? Let me show you an easy way to hold both reins. Follow along with the guideline below as professional horse trainer and NRCHA/AQHA judge Bozo Rogers shows us one […]
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How to Tie the Advanced Latigo Knot

latigoknotWe all know how important it is to check our latigo and double off for wear and deterioration each time we saddle up http://bit.ly/1Lhi39f. If you’ve purchased a new latigo and would like to attach it to your saddle dee with a clean, nice-looking and nearly flat knot, this guideline will show you how.
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How to Braid Saddle Strings

saddlestringsWe know how nice it is to have saddle strings when we need to tie something down. At the same time, they can be a nuisance and even a safety hazard when we don’t need them, especially when they get under the saddle or under the latigo during saddling!

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What Is a Shank and a Purchase?

DMT shankIt's easy to see all the parts of a bit by laying the mouthpiece across your outstretched fingers and letting the bit hang. This is also a nice way to see how the bit is balanced. The butt of the mouthpiece is where the mouthpiece attaches to the shanks. This is also the point of balance in a bit.