Hackamore Reinsman by Ed Connell $19.95
The secrets of the California hackamore men are made public in this book. The knowledge of this almost vanished art is made available to every horseman! Heretofore jealously guarded as a trade secret of a handful of skilled descendants of the old California vaqueros. Ed Connell, one of the most skilled of hackamore experts, hands the horse world its rarest gift in history. The complete hackamore training method has been set down in writing.
Hackamore Reinsmanis a valuable reference manual for the professional horse trainer as well as the amateur. Complete coverage of handling the reins … both snaffle bit and hackamore methods; the turn on the hind feet; the set and turn; the sliding stop; starting the colt on cattle; the spin; foot position; riding a balance; correcting bad habits; keeping the horse light; and every other phase of making the finished, flashy-reined cow horse.
Profusely illustrated with more than fifty accurate line drawings by Randy Steffen.
This is a book no horseman can afford to be without!
(softcover, illustrations, 105 pgs.)
Martin Black’s Bridle Horse Series – The Hackamore $49.95
“Martin Black knows horses from the inside out. He has learned the Buckaroo style horsemanship from his people of the Great Basin country. They were legends in their own time. Martin has carried this style of Buckaroo and Vaquero work for all to view. Great Job!” – Ernie Morris
Great Basin horseman Martin Black delivers an insightful DVD series for the aspiring bridle horse maker and admirer alike. In these DVDs, Martin will share with you what he has learned from his experiences buckarooing on some big outfits and working around top-horseman using traditional gear and methods. Learn the function and use of this traditional gear, proper fitting and selection in the process of making of bridle horse. This is not the latest and greatest he is sharing, but rather an old tradition he wants to preserve and honor.
Filled with great music and historical photos this series is sure to educate and entertain.
Topics Covered Include:
• Sizes and Materials
• Proper Fit and Function
• The Art of Doubling
• Guidelines of Acceptance
• When To Move to the Two-Rein
Running Time 1 hour 30 min
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