Join Date: Apr 2009
Location: south east oklahoma
• Horses: 0
the bosal is called a cowboy hackamore. it's nothing like the mechanical hackamore.
you can find something about it in william langdons book "bits and bitting manual".
if you look for one, only get the kind with the rawhide core. never use the metal core type. it has to be wetted and shaped to the horse you use it on. this can't be done with the metal core.
this is a very good tool in the right hands and not so good for others.
find someone who knows how to use this tool to teach you, or just use a good full cheek snaffle to start your horse.
you should find more on how to use it on the web.
without knowing how to use this tool, you will just confuse your horse and yourself.