Eight Strand Gaucho Braid

I haven’t made a movie in a Very Long Time.  Since I just finished braiding my reins on our trip to Colorado, I decided to film that tutorial.  It’s one of the most difficult braids I’ve done because it’s is … Continue reading

Merry Late Christmas

I’m not necessarily known for being on time… unfortunately, that’s one of my failings… so, no surprise that Daniel’s Christmas present was only 2/3 complete that day… and then, if it was late, well… no rush, right? I know, I’m … Continue reading

Jeepers Keepers

To finish your reins you need one more step.  The keepers hold on your popper… or tighten your openings… Though they appear daunting, they really aren’t.  I would invest in a hemostat to help you thread the cords. Put the … Continue reading

Reining Again, Part Two

We’re going to finish out your reins… This is the end that will attach to your hackamore or your bit.  We use snaffle bits on almost every horse, so that is what I braid for. To attach to the bit … Continue reading

Reining Again

Wow… I guess a few of you liked the idea of braiding your own reins!  That’s exciting and I’m always thrilled when people want to create objects!  I know how much of a thinking process it is… and can only … Continue reading