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        01-02-2011, 11:21 PM
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    Green Broke
    He's very pretty. I like his color.
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        01-02-2011, 11:21 PM
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    Weanling
    He is great! He's my buddy
         
        01-02-2011, 11:25 PM
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    Green Broke
    Not working tonite?
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        01-02-2011, 11:27 PM
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    Weanling
    Off in 1 hr... I've been working since friday at 6pm
         
        01-02-2011, 11:28 PM
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    Green Broke
    Eeeww yuck! Tired?
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        01-02-2011, 11:28 PM
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    Weanling
    Understatement
         
        01-02-2011, 11:32 PM
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    Green Broke
    I suppose. I thought I was tired! Been up since 3 this morning. My eyes are burning! So why did you ask this question?
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        01-02-2011, 11:32 PM
      #38
    Green Broke
    I'll leave a rope halter on if I know I'm going to be out for a long time or if we are going to stop somewhere. Its nice to have if you get off and have to lead or pony your horse for some reason.
    We'll also leave the halter on a new or young horse that hasn't been on the trail alot.
    I would't tie it to your saddle though. If you have a horn, loop it under the pommel & over the horn. Make sure it doesn't drag & leave enough for your horse to move comfortably without getting caught up in the lead line. Your weight when you sit in the saddle should be enough to keep it from slipping loose. Another option is to loop it in your belt loop or put the end in your pocket.
    I've seen some people tie the lead line loosely around the horse's neck with a slip knot also.
         
        01-03-2011, 06:18 PM
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    Trained
    Quote:
    Originally Posted by Skipsfirstspike    
    If you were to tie with your lariet would you fashion a rope halter? Or rope around the neck? Just curious.
    I personally ride with a rope halter under the bridle, but that's ok because there aren't any real cowboys around here for hundreds of miles! :)
    It would depend on the horse. All of my horses could be trusted to behave themselves with just the rope around thier neck but if I were riding a clients horse then I would probably make a halter out of it and/or use hobbles. If something dod happen and the horse was choking I always carry a knife so I could just cut the rope. It wouldn't be the first time.
         
        01-03-2011, 06:43 PM
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    Izz
    Foal
    Quote:
    Originally Posted by kevinshorses    
    I NEVER leave my halter on when I ride. Sometimes it would be handy but I hate to look like a sheepherder. I have a pair of hobbles that I can carry on my saddle if I think I might need to stop or I always have a lariet that I can use to tie my horse up if I have to.
    Hi Kevin. Your comment really amused me. Please do enlighten me, what does a sheepherder look like in America? And in what way will a cowboy and a sheepherder differ in equipment on their horses and why?
    Here is a picture of a Norwegian sheepherder from the fall when we were in the mountains searching for and collecting our sheeps.
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