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        09-07-2010, 10:49 AM
      #21
    Showing
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    Originally Posted by nobody2121    
    get serious, that hackamore is a joke!
    Hmmmm... I wonder if you've seen any western horses at all... Hackamore is a pretty popular tack, and number of people (even around here, in "english riding mostly" area) are using them on trails. You HAVE to know how to use one of course, but still something pretty common.
         
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        09-07-2010, 10:53 AM
      #22
    Foal
    I realize this is probably a stupid question, but what exactly is a hackamore? I guess I could just Google it, but then I'd have to wade through the tech-speak of Wikipedia :)
         
        09-07-2010, 10:53 AM
      #23
    Weanling
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    Originally Posted by kitten_Val    
    Hmmmm... I wonder if you've seen any western horses at all... Hackamore is a pretty popular tack, and number of people (even around here, in "english riding mostly" area) are using them on trails. You HAVE to know how to use one of course, but still something pretty common.
    the Hackamore he is using isnt fitting the horse properly and it is a cheap one that is very hard.
         
        09-07-2010, 10:55 AM
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    the Hackamore he is using isnt fitting the horse properly and it is a cheap one that is very hard.
    As far as I know Marecare based on his posts (even though I argue with him on certain things), he's a very knowledgeable horseman, and some people from this forum visited his place. So your post sounds like bashing (and I really curious HOW you can tell if it's hard ).

    Please, read the HF etiquette rules!
         
        09-07-2010, 10:55 AM
      #25
    Weanling
    Quote:
    Originally Posted by kitten_Val    
    Hmmmm... I wonder if you've seen any western horses at all... Hackamore is a pretty popular tack, and number of people (even around here, in "english riding mostly" area) are using them on trails. You HAVE to know how to use one of course, but still something pretty common.
    P.S. His picture says a lot
         
        09-07-2010, 10:57 AM
      #26
    Weanling
    Quote:
    Originally Posted by kitten_Val    
    As far as I know Marecare based on his posts (even though I argue with him on certain things), he's a very knowledgeable horseman, and some people from this forum visited his place. So this sounds like bashing (and I really curious HOW you can tell if it's hard ).
    I know Hackamores, that is a really cheap one. Yes he started bashing me!
         
        09-07-2010, 10:58 AM
      #27
    Yearling
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    Originally Posted by kitten_Val    
    Do you keep them in hackamore as you progress or switch to the bridle at some point?

    They will be in and out of it through their 5th year as they progress.
    I start most of my young horses it one.
         
        09-07-2010, 10:59 AM
      #28
    Weanling
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    Originally Posted by Marecare    

    Nobody2121 sounds like a clinician groupie that has gotten into horses more seriously in the last few years and feels that he has really gotten a real corner on the knowledge market by attending and studying the big name trainers.

    who is bashing?
         
        09-07-2010, 10:59 AM
      #29
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    Originally Posted by africanstardust    
    I realize this is probably a stupid question, but what exactly is a hackamore? I guess I could just Google it, but then I'd have to wade through the tech-speak of Wikipedia :)
    You can search the forum - will get LOTS of posts on that. As an example:

    Difference between a bitless, sidepull, and hackamore

    Hackamore or Bosal?
         
        09-07-2010, 11:01 AM
      #30
    Started
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    Originally Posted by nobody2121    
    who is bashing?
    If you feel bashed for some reason or other (personally I'm not seeing that you're being bashed...) my advice would be to refute the bash, rather than back-bash.
         

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