Tie downs
 
 

       The Horse Forum > Riding Horses > Western Riding > Roping

Tie downs

This is a discussion on Tie downs within the Roping forums, part of the Western Riding category
  • Why use a tie down when roping
  • Why would a horse need a tie down

Like Tree6Likes

 
LinkBack Thread Tools
    02-12-2013, 12:29 AM
  #1
Weanling
Tie downs

So, do all ropers use tie downs?
     
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
    02-12-2013, 12:35 AM
  #2
Yearling
Tie down threads have been beat to death. That's all I am going to say.
Posted via Mobile Device
     
    02-12-2013, 01:27 AM
  #3
Weanling
Whoops, sorry, should have searched first. Didn't mean to open a can of worms.
     
    02-17-2013, 05:56 PM
  #4
Trained
Not all ropers use tie downs.

It really depends on the horse and rider/roper. I used to work for a team roper/ rope horse trainer riding horses, we very rarely used a tie-down.
EthanQ likes this.
     
    02-17-2013, 10:30 PM
  #5
Foal
Not all, but most...at the ropings and rodeos I go to I don't notice any of the ropers(from novice up to the nfr pros -- they are in town for our rodeo) not using a tie down.

They are very useful for the horse to brace against when coming out of the box...they can get a level start and it makes them get to fully speed quicker.

Also, they help in keeping the head down when the horse becomes excited while turning the corner and when you face as a header or when you stop as a heeler.
     
    02-17-2013, 10:39 PM
  #6
Started
My heading horse is little for a heading horse (just a smidge over 15hh) and she's lost without her tie down. She uses it so much to make her corners. Without it, her corners aren't square and we end up pulling a terrible steer.
     
    02-19-2013, 10:51 AM
  #7
Foal
Gotta love those "smaller" horses with the BIG hearts!!
Annanoel, QHriderKE and EthanQ like this.
     
    02-24-2013, 08:01 PM
  #8
Started
The thing is, she only has a heart for roping! Anything else is a fight. LOL.

Mares...... *shakes head*
LisaG likes this.
     
    02-25-2013, 03:08 PM
  #9
Foal
Well, heck, there's nothing wrong with that....you like to rope, right? Lol
     
    02-26-2013, 12:02 PM
  #10
Started
Hahaha such things are true!

I think I need to share a couple pics of my mare now!

She's the sorrel!




     

Quick Reply
Please help keep the Horse Forum enjoyable by reporting rude posts.
Message:
Options

Register Now

In order to be able to post messages on the The Horse Forum forums, you must first register.

Already have a Horse Forum account?
Members are allowed only one account per person at the Horse Forum, so if you've made an account here in the past you'll need to continue using that account. Please do not create a new account or you may lose access to the Horse Forum. If you need help recovering your existing account, please Contact Us. We'll be glad to help!

New to the Horse Forum?
Please choose a username you will be satisfied with using for the duration of your membership at the Horse Forum. We do not change members' usernames upon request because that would make it difficult for everyone to keep track of who is who on the forum. For that reason, please do not incorporate your horse's name into your username so that you are not stuck with a username related to a horse you may no longer have some day, or use any other username you may no longer identify with or care for in the future.

User Name:
Password
Please enter a password for your user account. Note that passwords are case-sensitive.
Password:
Confirm Password:
Email Address
Please enter a valid email address for yourself.
Email Address:

Log-in

Human Verification

In order to verify that you are a human and not a spam bot, please enter the answer into the following box below based on the instructions contained in the graphic.


Old Thread Warning
This thread is more than 90 days old. When a thread is this old, it is often better to start a new thread rather than post to it. However, If you feel you have something of value to add to this particular thread, you can do so by checking the box below before submitting your post.

Thread Tools

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Tie Downs - Good and Bad? Buffy006 Horse Training 26 02-19-2013 10:36 AM
The ups and downs! fuadteagan Member Journals 0 05-29-2011 10:12 PM
Tie downs Ayia Horse Training 6 02-01-2011 11:19 AM
Tie Downs on the Trail? Scoutrider Trail Riding 21 11-03-2010 01:09 AM
Tie downs and such buddy09 Western Riding 123 12-10-2009 10:18 AM



All times are GMT -4. The time now is 04:09 PM.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.5
Copyright ©2000 - 2014, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
Search Engine Friendly URLs by vBSEO 3.6.0