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    06-18-2013, 10:01 AM
There two basic types of rope. Static and dynamic. Dynamic rope is made to stretch a good bit. It is used for rock climbing and mountain climbing a good bit for fall protection. It will stretch and not just slam someone to a stop or worse yet just snap from being shock loaded. If your halter is stretching alot you may have gotten a dynamic type rope.

I need to learn how to tie some halters up. I'm decent at knots just haven't had the time to sit down a figure it out.
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    06-18-2013, 04:01 PM
Originally Posted by Fort fireman    
I need to learn how to tie some halters up. I'm decent at knots just haven't had the time to sit down a figure it out.
This may help out a little. Tie Your Own Simple Rope Halter - Natural Horse Supply
    06-19-2013, 11:19 PM
Or try this one:

Rope Halter with Fiador Knot

Always remember to tie you halter a little bit smaller than needed, because while good rope will not stretch, the knots WILL tighten down with use and it will seem like the halter has stretched out a bit.
    06-20-2013, 01:31 AM
Does anyone ever make halters out of twisted rope? We throw a few hundred feet of this stuff away every day at work. I brought some home so I could practice making rope halters out of it.
    06-24-2013, 12:39 PM
I found this rope on ebay: Anchor Rope Dock Line 3 8" x 100' Black Nylon Made USA | eBay
It seems to be a decent price. About $6 per halter. What do you think.

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