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kitten_Val 11-28-2010 05:58 PM

Thinline reins - opinions?
I'm pretty sure someone mentioned them before... :wink:

ThinLine No Slip Reins - Reins from SmartPak Equine


I'm also very curious are they all smooth or have those "hand stops" (like this set: Dover Saddlery | Passier Sure Grip Hook Stud Reins . )

MyBoyPuck 11-28-2010 10:57 PM

I love my Thinline reins. I have them on both my bridles. They are very grippy, resemble thick rubber in feel and give a little extra elasticity in your contact with the horse's mouth. Ironically I think my do slip a bit when I am wearing gloves. They never slip through my bare hands.

kitten_Val 11-28-2010 11:13 PM

Thanks, MBP! I kinda remembered you mentioned them in past, but wasn't absolutely sure. :D

May I ask what kind of gloves do you use? I can't ride without gloves at all unfortunately (have them on even in 90F), but I was thinking if I should ask for those reins as X-mas present.

MyBoyPuck 11-29-2010 10:12 PM

The gloves are by Ariat. There's no grippy surface on them at all which probably has something to do with it.

kitten_Val 11-30-2010 08:32 AM

Just placed the order! So will check them out! :) (reviews on SmartPack are great as well)

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