BackHybrid Halter Classic - Assorted Colours and Sizes

Hybrid Halter Classic - Assorted Colours and Sizes
Hybrid Halter Classic - Assorted Colours and Sizes Hybrid Halter Classic - Assorted Colours and Sizes Hybrid Halter Classic - Assorted Colours and Sizes Hybrid Halter Classic - Assorted Colours and Sizes Hybrid Halter Classic - Assorted Colours and Sizes Hybrid Halter Classic - Assorted Colours and Sizes Hybrid Halter Classic - Assorted Colours and Sizes Hybrid Halter Classic - Assorted Colours and Sizes Hybrid Halter Classic - Assorted Colours and Sizes Hybrid Halter Classic - Assorted Colours and Sizes
Product Code: Classic Hybrid Halter
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Price: AUD$99.95
Ex Tax: AUD$90.86

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FEATURES of this particular style - THE HYBRID CLASSIC

  • SOLID brass, non-rust hardware throughout
  • Heavy bridle leather nose tabs are specifically designed for stability, feature durable doubled and stitched construction and provide an elegant, finished look
  • Has 100% the same functionality, fit and function as other HYBRID styles

IS THIS ANOTHER HORSE TRAINING GADGET?

No. It is a simple and ingenious design innovation and no more gadgety than the rope or web halter than you use now. Think of it as a digital TV signal for your horse versus old fashioned rabbit ears. What the HYBRID does do thanks to its unique construction is give you more control or leverage with less fuss than any other halter design on the market. Because it has a fit that is more stable than ANY rope halter on the market AND a sliding ring that gives the horse a pre-signal to your request, it makes your direction to your horse more fair, more deliberate and more graceful than it has ever been, resulting in a willing and pleasant student.

HANDMADE QUALITY: A HORSE TRAINING TOOL

Each HYBRID is handmade, in the United States. The rope splicing and knot work alone takes 45 minutes and great care is taken to make every HYBRID a durable piece of tack and training equipment. The hardware is solid brass, the rope is UV resistant yachting braid that has superior training feel and will hold its color.

YES, you can go and pay less, much, much less for a cheap farm store halter or a dime a dozen rope clinician halter, BUT you will not have the features, the horse training functionality and the handcrafted quality of the Patent HYBRIDHalter. Like the investment in a bridle, this is a piece of tack that will be in your tack room for years to come. It will help encourage lightness in your horse, discourage him from traveling around with his head tilted while lunging, give you better control on the ground and mimic the action of a sidepull thanks to its 180 degree slide ring. Shouldn’t your horse have good habits everywhere he goes, not just under saddle?

What it is:

The Horse Education Hybrid Halter is a direct combination of the traditional Web/Flat Halter and the traditional Rope halter, with the addition of a signature slide ring construction and noseband knots to allow for the precise application of pressure and encouragement of lightness.

Why its different from; normal rope halter or normal web halter:

The Hybrid has all the convenience, personalization options, and functionality of a traditional web/flat halter. It features the stability of the buckles, rings and snap of a flat halter, combined with the training ability and control of the rope halter, plus the added benefit of the sliding ring under the chin for clarity of signal. The Hybrid Halter is the ultimate functional and training halter in one convenient design! You can cross tie in it, it won't tighten if a horse pulls back in it, it won't torque a horse's head to the side like a rope halter, so is both more comfortable for your horse and more effective for training because it mimics the application of pressure he will later experience with a bit. Your horse will find it difficult to lean on, so it can deliver a precision of cue that neither a rope, nor web halter can match and makes you and your horse's job easier. If you follow natural horsemanship, or do groundwork with your horse, you will see a remarkable training difference with this halter. If you lunge your horses, you won't have a need to to switch the rope of your lunge line based on your horse's direction of travel.

What problems does it solve:

The Hybrid solves the lack of handiness and physically awkward dispersal of pressure when a signal is given to the horse because of the rope halter's simple construction and operation, which causes it to move and shift, sometimes out of the range of effectiveness. Also, the Hybrid Halter is a much better training and controlling tool than the traditional web/flat halter because of the thin material around the nose, jowl and noseband knots, which discourages the horse from leaning on it, combined with the accuracy of signal relay because of the sliding ring under the chin. The webbing side construction allows for personalization with a horse name or barn name that is not possible with a rope halter, plus a precision of fit that a rope halter just can't provide.

Its Convenience Is Unbeatable

Use one halter for training, trailering, farrier work, leading in and out of the stall... you name it! You can cross tie in the Hybrid, you can do ground training in it. You can take it on and off like a bridle without undoing any knots or buckling any buckles simply by undoing the throat latch snap and sliding it over your horse's ears like you would any bridle. Over multiple horses, it can be not only an effective training tool, but an effective time saver as well!

Handcrafted by The Best Artisans

Each Hybrid is handcrafted by the best artisans in the industry, we sought out the best web halter experts and the best rope artisans to assemble the Hybrid. Each halter is constructed in two-stages, by experts in web halter construction and then by experts in rope tying and knotting, who add the precisely placed noseband knots and beautiful rosebud rope attachments to the hardware. All hardware is brass.

Overview of its construction:

The cheek pieces through the crown piece is consistent to the traditional web halter. The nose/chin piece, jowl piece and connection piece are made of either yacht rope, like the traditional rope halter, or the lariat rope option. There is a sliding ring under the chin where the lead rope is attached. The yacht rope Hybrid Halter has nose knots similar to the rope halter. The innovation of this halter is combining the best construction and control features of both the web/flat and rope halters, hence the name "Hybrid." Because of the strength of its splicing design which runs the rope back through itself twice at each attachment point to the halter, the halter's rope elements are strong and durable even under extreme working conditions. The same abrasion resistant yachting braid rope is used for a wide variety of marine applications and even for things as exotic as supporting the weight of aerialists in Cirque du Soleil! The cheek snap takes the largest brunt of stress in a pullback situation and has been looped on for easy replacement should your horse ever pull back hard enough to break this snap.

Use as a Hackamore for Riding

YES! The HYBRID can be used as a hackamore for riding. You can attach snap end reins to either the D's of the halter, or to the 180 degree slide ring, based on your individual preference.

What about poll pressure? I've heard part of a rope halter's effectiveness is on the poll?

Most horses do not NEED additional discomfort applied to the poll with a thinner material or knots to yield with a positive response to pressure. When leading and/or doing ground work, horses (virtually always) push into pressure with their nose, not with their poll. Think about the mechanics of why people ever used a stud chain... the horse is pushing with his nose. The poll is sensitive and can be a source of defensiveness and fear based resistance. If discomfort is applied too soon or too aggressively to the poll before the horse has learned the proper response, it can either create or exacerbate a problem or issue that already exists.
Colours and sizes available as stated. Products will be updated regularlyPlease click on the link to view Kalley Krickeberg's Video on the Hybrid Halter  http://youtu.be/L8I9EDMAdW4

Sizing

Use either breed/height or measurements on chart below to choose your halter!
 

Size

Breed/Age/Size

Nose Circumference

Dee to Dee*

Mini

Miniature horses

 18"

28"

Weanling

Shetland ponies and weanling foals

 20"

34"

Yearling

Yearling horses and sport poinies, POA's

 21"

36"

Arabian

Arabians with a signature long head

 22"

39"

Small/Cob

Small headed adult Quarter Horses, average headed 2-year-olds, Cob size ponies and Arabians.

 22"

38"

Average

Most adult Quarter Horses, Paints and Thoroughbreds, Morgans, Mustangs, Gypsies, smaller Warmbloods. Under 15.2 with average sized jowls.

 24"

40"

Large

Larger Warmbloods, Large Jowled Paints, Foundation Bred Quarter Horses with Larger heads, Mules

 26"

44"

XX-Large/Draft

For all drafts and most draft crosses

 28"

50"

 *Dee to dee measurement is measured from side dees on either side of the horse's face, over the top of the poll to the opposite dee.

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