Originally Posted by franknbeans
So you tie and trailer etc…..in a rope halter?
Or are they loose in the trailer?
I also would never tie hard or leave unattended in a rope halter…..I use it as a training tool. Sometimes a nylon halter just does not get the message across.
I think there are different things people think of when someone says "stud chain" and perhaps that is some of the confusion? Some think it is a chain on the upper gums, some think it is a chain over the nose or under the chin.
When we do longer trail rides or ride into town, we use a rope halter under the bridle to tie went we stop for a break. That way we aren't tying with the bit and don't have a nylon halter interfering with the bridle. We tie solid if we need to. If the horse should pull back, the lead rope clip does break.
We have used rope halters when trailering but try to use the nylon ones if possible. We also tie them in the trailer.
Yes, accidents could and do happen. Teach your horse to tie properly and you've lessened the possibility.
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