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    09-13-2008, 06:16 PM
  #21
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Originally Posted by imaREINER
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Originally Posted by Vidaloco
I found this one and fell in love. Too bad its like $60, its heavier tooled leather on the top and soft chap leather on the back

That's nice looking, I prefer the knotts over the nose - works better for pressure.
I took a really close look at this one on the web site. The knots are still there, the leather just covers the rope part. You could still get the added respect of the knots but have the purty too Unfortunately I'm looking to get away from any unnecessary pressure on the nose during trail riding
http://www.doublediamondhalters.com/Halters/halters.htm
     
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    09-13-2008, 07:11 PM
  #22
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Originally Posted by chenay412
I imagine I will probably be in the minority here but I personally don't like rope halters. :)

I like the good ol' fashioned nylon halters for the following reasons:

1) I feel they are more secure
2) You can utilize a stud chain if needed
3) I don't like tying with rope halters because of the so-called "pressure points" I think they can actually work against you.

And if you turn out with a halter (which I don't, but IF you do) :) I think the nylons are thick enough that it is less likely they will get caught. (But I don't advocate for turning out with halters anyway) :)

That's my opinion!
I like rope halters for looks, and the idea that they're lighter makes me happy - who would want to carry a heavy bunch of thick straps on your face? I've also made a couple, so I feel it's my trade mark; "BUCKY'S BUDDY WAS HERE" sort of thing!!
My handmade ones do stretch if pulled on too hard, and I've had to re-tie both of ours, which is the positive thing of your rope is good-quality.
If I do not trust a certain horse when tying, I'll use a nylon for strength purposes. Ex., when I started training Sam to lunge, I used a nylon halter because I know he will back away from me if he gets confused, and it will end up in a tug of war, hence stretching the halter . And when tying Buck, the paint, because he has proven to be a puller.
I like rope halters for about the same reasons as everyone, but what do you mean by pressure points? Meaning extra knots over the nose?
     

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