Rope Halter - Made a Mess?
 
 

       The Horse Forum > Horse Tack > Horse Tack and Equipment

Rope Halter - Made a Mess?

This is a discussion on Rope Halter - Made a Mess? within the Horse Tack and Equipment forums, part of the Horse Tack category
  • Retie fiador
  • Fixing a fiador knot

 
LinkBack Thread Tools
    02-16-2010, 05:48 PM
  #1
Foal
Question Rope Halter - Made a Mess?

I bought a weaver rope halter and tried it on my horse today. It was a little long in the underside, so I went to adjust the fiador knot to cinch it up. And I have no idea how I did it, but its a not a fiador knot anymore. I can't tell where the lead rope loops are supposed to come from. Its all one long rope and the ends are soddered together with a copper closer or frankly I'd pull it all apart and retied the darned thing. Is there any way to fix this? Its a brand new halter. :( I've searched the internet for someway to help. I've scowled over pictures of fiador knots trying to emulate them. Its not brain science, but I can't figure this out. Help?
     
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
    02-16-2010, 07:00 PM
  #2
Banned
Yeah, I did this as well with my rope halter--I re-tied the fiador knot once, and then could never remember how to do it again. Unless your horse is the super-spooky type, I wouldn't worry about it. Are you saying you untied the whole thing? Pictures would probably help LOL.
     
    02-16-2010, 07:01 PM
  #3
Green Broke
Post a picture of your little mess or pm it to me, I am pretty good with a fiador and could possibly tell you how to fix it.
     
    02-16-2010, 07:06 PM
  #4
Foal
I tie my own rope halters and I have figured out to just tie a double overhand knot instead of a fiador. You can untie and adjust them while you're trying to figure out where to start on a fiador.
     
    02-17-2010, 01:59 PM
  #5
Foal
Thank you all for the help. I gave the halter to my husband to take to work (he works with our farrier), hopefully she can sort it out for me. If not I'll take a picture and upload it here. Hope everyone is well. :)
     

Quick Reply
Please help keep the Horse Forum enjoyable by reporting rude posts.
Message:
Options

Register Now

In order to be able to post messages on the The Horse Forum forums, you must first register.

Already have a Horse Forum account?
Members are allowed only one account per person at the Horse Forum, so if you've made an account here in the past you'll need to continue using that account. Please do not create a new account or you may lose access to the Horse Forum. If you need help recovering your existing account, please Contact Us. We'll be glad to help!

New to the Horse Forum?
Please choose a username you will be satisfied with using for the duration of your membership at the Horse Forum. We do not change members' usernames upon request because that would make it difficult for everyone to keep track of who is who on the forum. For that reason, please do not incorporate your horse's name into your username so that you are not stuck with a username related to a horse you may no longer have some day, or use any other username you may no longer identify with or care for in the future.

User Name:
Password
Please enter a password for your user account. Note that passwords are case-sensitive.
Password:
Confirm Password:
Email Address
Please enter a valid email address for yourself.
Email Address:

Log-in

Human Verification

In order to verify that you are a human and not a spam bot, please enter the answer into the following box below based on the instructions contained in the graphic.


Old Thread Warning
This thread is more than 90 days old. When a thread is this old, it is often better to start a new thread rather than post to it. However, If you feel you have something of value to add to this particular thread, you can do so by checking the box below before submitting your post.

Thread Tools

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Rope halter fitting? justsambam08 Horse Tack and Equipment 5 02-09-2010 12:47 AM
Rope Halter for sale NyHorseGal Tack and Equipment Classifieds 1 01-27-2010 07:27 PM
Parelli Rope Halter chelssss(: Tack and Equipment Classifieds 5 06-09-2009 08:59 PM
Need help- matieral for rope halter? Go The Distance Horse Tack and Equipment 6 03-29-2009 02:21 PM
Hand Made Rope Halters for sale dimmers_double Tack and Equipment Classifieds 1 09-11-2008 07:30 PM



All times are GMT -4. The time now is 08:08 PM.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.5
Copyright ©2000 - 2014, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
Search Engine Friendly URLs by vBSEO 3.6.0