This course focuses on the traditional hackamore. It explains the pieces of a hackamore setup, how to shape and fit one to your horse, how to manage your mecate reins, and fundamental drills to build a light and responsive hackamore horse.
Intro to the Hackamore Series by Carson James.
A detailed explanation of the different types of hackamores and how to choose a quality bosal.
Tips on what to look for when you purchase a meacate.
Demo of the easiest and quickest way to tie a mecate to a bosal.
The process of shaping a bosal to fit your horse and how to properly maintain a hackamore setup.
The purpose and function of a get-down rope explained and demonstrated.
Tips on using mecate reins in the most effective way.
Watch a demo of how the individual pieces of a traditional hackamore work to produce the intended results.
The vital importance of riding a hackamore horse with life and energy.
Demos and explanations of doubling, stopping, and poll flexion using a hackamore.
Instruction on how to teach a hackamore horse to be light and responsive.
What to look for in a quality hackamore and where to purchase.
Build power steering into your hackamore horse with these fundamental drills.
Why you would move from a hackamore to a bit and other FAQs.