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    01-20-2011, 10:53 AM
  #1
Weanling
Attaching lead rope to saddle

How could I carry my lead rope on the saddle? I would like to roll it into a loop but how do I attach it so that it can be removed easily?
     
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    01-20-2011, 11:31 AM
  #2
Trained
Do you have rings (d rings) on your saddle you could clip it to ? When we fox hunt many people clip them like that incase they have to pony someone.
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    01-20-2011, 11:32 AM
  #3
Weanling
Ya, but what would be the best to clip it to there with?
     
    01-20-2011, 11:36 AM
  #4
Weanling
I just clip it on with the clip on the end of the lead rope. Coil the rope in a smallish coil, starting with the non-clip end, wrap the clip end around the coil a couple times then push the clip through the coil. And clip it to the d ring.
     
    01-20-2011, 11:54 AM
  #5
Weanling
Wow, never would have thought of that! Great idea
     
    01-20-2011, 01:26 PM
  #6
Weanling
It works best if the lead rope is really soft and flexible. I've tried it with older, stiffer, ropes and it's marginal, at best. I actually ended up making a new lead rope out of soft cotton to it'd be easier/tighter to coil.

Good Luck!
     
    01-20-2011, 02:18 PM
  #7
Yearling
I posted a picture on the "Putting a bridle over a halter" thread of me and my horse getting ready to get on the trail. In the picture it shows how I coil and snap the lead rope to my saddle. In that thread my picture is on page 6 and the last post on that page. I use the ring that holds the back cinch.
     
    01-23-2011, 12:56 PM
  #8
Yearling
Most western saddles have a leather thong to hold the ropers lariat. I loop my lead rope and lash it on with that thong.

If you don't have one. Take a piece of leather tie, attach one end near the horn with a screw and concho, In the other end put a SLIT that is large enough to fit over the horn.

Coil the lead. Make 2-3 loops around the lead with your thong, and slip it over the horn. If my lead has a snap, I usually thread the thong thru the snap you help hold that extra weight

I don't know if it will show up in this resolution, but I have my black lead rope coiled and attached in that position, in front of my right knee


I also carry hobbles with me when I ride. Usually I thread them thru the ring where the back cinch attaches and just let them hang, Like a loose billet. But on pack horses where that ring doesn't exist or is hard to reach under the pack, I just loop the hobbles around the horses neck like a dog collar. That way, every horse has it's own hobble and I'm not looking for one when it's time to stop for lunch

Horses grazing on hobbles during lunch stop
     
    01-23-2011, 02:14 PM
  #9
Weanling
Prob should have said I was using a endurance saddle with a bunch of rings, looks a lot like a tucker
     
    01-23-2011, 08:38 PM
  #10
Yearling
I coil the lead rope, wrap the snap end around and through, take a short nylon dog collar to wrap around the lead rope as many times as I need to, to make it nice and tight so the snap won't bounce around. Then I fasten the buckle on the dog collar, clip the lead rope snap to the dog collar d-ring and use the trigger snap on my endurance saddle to snap onto either the D ring of the dog collar or the ring of the lead rope. It never comes undone....it stays where I put it and it doesn't bounce around. I love dog collars for inexpensive tie-ons.
     

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