Preview: Dennis Moreland: Tack Tips for Care & Safety
It’s no secret tack can be expensive. But price doesn’t always mean quality. A man who’s spent his life handling leather for performance horses, Dennis Moreland, shares some awesome advice on how to maintain your equipment, and even restore tack you thought you’d have to throw away. The information he shares will help save you time, money and even lives! Using the wrong equipment on a horse, or tack that is of poor quality, badly cared for or just used incorrectly can cause injury and even death. Dennis demonstrates what to use, how to use it and how to care for it so you get years of use and enjoyment safely! THESE VIDEOS ARE A MUST WATCH!!!!
Do you know how to replace a latigo and when it's time to replace it? Well Dennis shows you how and what to look for before it breaks. He also talks about nylon versus leather latigos and reminds you that the off strap must also be checked daily.
How to get mold off your tack! Dennis reveals his old time Arkansas remedy to removing mold. He compares Olive oil versus Neatsfoot oil and the importance of saddle soap in all maintenance.
Dennis talks about the different type of reins you can use with a snaffle bit and how to use them. He also discusses what length and width of rein most people like to ride with and why. Do you hang your bridle the correct way? Dennis explains why this is important for the body of the leather.