How do you guys tie when on trails? - Page 2
 
 

       The Horse Forum > Riding Horses > Trail Riding

How do you guys tie when on trails?

This is a discussion on How do you guys tie when on trails? within the Trail Riding forums, part of the Riding Horses category

    Like Tree6Likes

     
    LinkBack Thread Tools
        05-31-2013, 02:04 AM
      #11
    Yearling
    Quote:
    Originally Posted by michaelvanessa    
    painted horse thoes pictures are awesome many thanks for shareing them.
    2x, looked at them again and you def trail ride somewhere gorgeous!
         
    Sponsored Links
    Advertisement
     
        06-01-2013, 09:57 PM
      #12
    Weanling
    Hobble training a horse isn't terribly difficult, I like the Craig Cameron cotton rope hobbles. I start them in the round pen, by attaching the hobble to one side only for a while, to get them used to the feel. Then I switch sides. After they are comfortable with both sides, I attach both. Then I just sit there, give them love and support and let them figure it out. It usually happens pretty quick. I have never had an accident or an injury. Just be there and rub on them and calm them. But beware hobbling a horse doesn't mean they can't run away from you, once they figure it out they can cover some territory....hobbled or not.
         
        06-01-2013, 10:08 PM
      #13
    Yearling
    I tie my horses head to their front leg. A lot of people don't agree with this, but I have been doing it for 15 years and me nor anyone I know who does this has ever had a problem.
    Posted via Mobile Device
         
        06-01-2013, 10:13 PM
      #14
    Weanling
    Ive never done this but you could hobble or tie them down low, or tie them to a low tree or shrub. Most of the time when im riding I don't let them eat while im on.
    Posted via Mobile Device
         
        06-01-2013, 10:19 PM
      #15
    Weanling
    I found an article on hobbling a horse here
    Hobble Training Hoses-Think Like a Horse-Rick Gore Horsemanship ®
    Posted via Mobile Device
         
        06-05-2013, 01:45 AM
      #16
    Yearling
    We'll trail ride again soon to try some of the ideas recommended here.
         
        06-13-2013, 12:09 AM
      #17
    Weanling
    OutOfTheLoop - will you elaborate a little bit. How much slack do you leave, what kind of knot do you use, and where do you tie to the leg? And did you need to train for this? Something like more slack in the beginning to allow the horse to lift it's head higher and then take out slack as the horse understands what's going on?
         
        06-27-2013, 02:33 AM
      #18
    Yearling
    Quote:
    Originally Posted by totalfreedom    
    OutOfTheLoop - will you elaborate a little bit. How much slack do you leave, what kind of knot do you use, and where do you tie to the leg? And did you need to train for this? Something like more slack in the beginning to allow the horse to lift it's head higher and then take out slack as the horse understands what's going on?
    2x!
         
        07-02-2013, 07:05 PM
      #19
    Weanling
    I use a rope halter under the bridal.
    Keeping a lead line clipped at all times, I tie this back to the saddle.
    Leave enough slack so my horse could graze and drink but not get a front leg in it.
    I can tie to a tree for lunches, or dismount quickly and already have a hold on my horse.
         
        07-02-2013, 07:30 PM
      #20
    Yearling
    Ok! Is there a way to do that with an english saddle?
         

    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
    To tie or not to tie in a horse float/trailer........ ?? BLAZERIVERSONG Horse Training 19 06-05-2013 02:21 AM
    Tie Down help? Kelsie1 Horse Tack and Equipment 4 02-13-2013 03:50 PM
    Aussie Tie Ring (Blocker Tie Ring) ShezaCharmer Horse Tack and Equipment 10 05-17-2010 08:49 AM
    tie me up...... G and K's Mom Jokes and Funnies 3 10-24-2009 09:28 PM
    tie down??? chika1235 Western Riding 8 05-29-2009 11:28 AM



    All times are GMT -4. The time now is 07:48 AM.


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