I have seen several you tube videos on hobbling and I noticed that some people put them on the horse just below their knees and some people put them around their pasterns, which is the proper place to put them or is it personal preference?
I can't believe I'm suggesting this as I really didn't like the guy, but PDJones has a great hobbling video on YouTube. I dislike a few of his methods and ideas (such as starting yearlings), but the hobbling video is well done. Posted via Mobile Device
I guess it must be a personal preference then I always put them around
Their cannon bones and the videos I seen were about 50/50 in the placement. I did read that the horse has bit more freedom to move when it is higher up.
Check out this guy, I bought his leg restraints DVD because I was going to leg restraint train my horse that I ended up getting rid of. He was a cronic pawer and had seperation issues. But the horse did the dirty on me so I don't have him anymore
It is a method of restricting a horse's movements. It is used a great deal by cowboys that need a way to keep a horse within reach while he gets off to repair fence or treat a cow (as two examples). It has it's benefit for many horseman in that it teaches a horse not to panic if caught up in wire or some other possible disaster.