Category Archives: Tack

Discussions of various items of tack for your horse.

How to get run over by your horse

Well, once again, I have proven that horses can be dangerous animals. Today, I managed to spook my mustang Barney and he ran over me. The good part is that he managed to avoid stepping on me. Most horses won’t … Continue reading

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Riding my horse bit-less. Just his halter.

Well, after some serious consideration, I have decided to try going bit-less! I have a side pull bridle on order but, why wait? After getting Willy saddled up today, I decided to not put on his bridle but to simply … Continue reading

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Take that halter OFF of your horse!

Halters help us humans when working with out horses. We can attach lead lines, lunge lines, and even reins to a horse’s halter to work them on the ground or ride them out on the trail. But, when you’re done … Continue reading

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I saddle my horse from the right side, not the left.

All during my life, until a couple of years ago, I heard ‘Always saddle form the left side of the horse!’. I didn’t question it, everyone said it, it had to be the only acceptable thing to do! Well, no. … Continue reading

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New horsemen often tie a rope halter wrong

I only use rope halters with my horses. I feel that a rope halter is absolutely the best there is and that’s why I use them. They are tough, your horse will not break one unless it is worn out. … Continue reading

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