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post #1 of 7 Old 03-11-2008, 11:29 PM Thread Starter
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Western Tack

can you use a martingale with western tack? my bridle doesn't have a nose band...
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post #2 of 7 Old 03-11-2008, 11:42 PM
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Not a standing martingale, but a running one, yes. The western equivalent of a standing martingale (I think) is a tie-down.

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post #3 of 7 Old 03-12-2008, 11:03 AM Thread Starter
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Do you have a picture of a tie down??? i know a running martigale...i have one for my other horse...

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post #4 of 7 Old 03-12-2008, 04:18 PM
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What kind of western riding are you doing?
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post #5 of 7 Old 03-13-2008, 12:59 PM Thread Starter
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i just do western pleasure...all trail riding...nothing fancy...i am just trying to control his speeding a little....haha

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post #6 of 7 Old 03-13-2008, 01:07 PM
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I think half halts work best for speed control.
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post #7 of 7 Old 03-13-2008, 02:09 PM
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you can find pictures here, just do a find tie down

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