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post #1 of 2 Old 11-27-2008, 10:58 PM Thread Starter
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Split reins or roping reins

Which reins do you use for western riding split or roping? Do you join the splits reins if so how?
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post #2 of 2 Old 11-28-2008, 10:09 AM
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Split reins are the traditional type used for normal or show riding although certain disciplines use a single rein. Barrel racing, roping, pole bending, etc would use the single rein.

I don't attach my splits but many come with a keeper that you can slide on to join them.

Don't worry about what is traditional unless you are showing. Ride with what makes you comfortable - anything that works.

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