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        01-06-2012, 10:45 PM
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    Originally Posted by smrobs    
    KV, I know what you're saying. I've had that issue with those cheaper nylon lead ropes when a horse sets back when tied. The lead rope knot gets melted a bit by the friction heat and it gets a bit hard to untie. I would guess that it is due to the material. I've not run into that problem with the halters I've got (cheapie Mustang brand).
    Yes, "melted" is a perfect description! :) Could you, please, share where you get those "Mustang" halters from (I've never heard of them)?
         
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        01-06-2012, 10:46 PM
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    Love it smrobs! Very nice post..Possibly made into a sticky??
    I did report the OP to the team with "sticky" request already. :)
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        01-06-2012, 11:55 PM
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    Thanks for the sticky vote.

    Here you go KV, this is where I got my latest order from.
    Mustang Rope Halter with Lead - Horse.com
         
        01-07-2012, 08:58 AM
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    Thanks for the sticky vote.

    Here you go KV, this is where I got my latest order from.
    Mustang Rope Halter with Lead - Horse.com
    Thank you!
         
        01-12-2012, 01:46 PM
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        01-12-2012, 02:00 PM
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    Smrobs, you GO GIRL!!
    Very well done. I am picky, picky about tack adjustment. MY problem is that I don't have a halter that really is big enough for my 16'3hh gelding. I just need to save up pennies and buy him a draft horse halter--no joke--I thought one made for up-to-1,600 pounds would fit, but it doesn't!! Those TWH owners know what I mean--TWH's have the thickest faces!! My horse "Tyke", (1970-1998, RIP) was a 15'1hh TWH/QH cross and I had to buy him the halter I later on used for my almost 16'hh QH, bc of his wide face.
    Thanks for the really GREAT photos--they do better than the text. EVERY time I see somebody with a cinch off-center, or the breastplate connection with the girth over by the inside of the leg, instead of centered, or a halter on the nose's cartilege, or a curb chain/leather too tight/loose, or the cinch/girth close than 4 fingers from the elbow,etc. I want to go over and fix it. VERY ocd...=b
         
        01-19-2012, 06:32 PM
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        01-19-2012, 06:45 PM
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    Bravo! Well done!
         
        01-19-2012, 07:03 PM
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    I've learned so much! Way to go smrobs! Dobe is a cutie!
         
        01-19-2012, 09:05 PM
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    Thanks, guys.

    Sky, yeah, he kinda is LOL. Even when exhibiting his "pissy" face .
         

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