Horse Facts and Tips
|First Posted Sept 15, 2008|
Jul 26, 2010
Tying A Horseby Debora Johnson
There have been many times when I have seen horses tied in such a way that it was down right dangerous! So--How do you secure your horse?
Do's and Don'ts of Tying Your Horse
Knots to Use and Why
I use a quick release knot when tying our horses. The reason I use this knot is in an emergency the tail of the rope can be pulled and the loop will release. For example, if your horse gets a leg caught in the rope and starts to thrash about he could break a leg, or worse. With a quick release knot the knot can be undone immediately. The horse and human are less likely to be hurt! So, how do you tie a quick release knot?
Here is another example of how to tie a quick release knot: