In addition to all the standard horse tack, a martingale or breastplate can often play a vital role in your rides.The right breastplate can help keep your saddle in place for a secure fit, while a martingale can be a great training aid while schooling and for use in select showing. Dover Saddlery's breastplates, standing martingales and running martingales are made of fine leather from top.
The standing martingale acts on the horse's nose and creates an absolute limit to how high a horse can raise its head. The term used in western riding for this piece of equipment is the tie down. Standard adjustment of a standing martingale allows enough slack to bring the strap to the horse's throatlatch when the animal has its head in a relaxed, natural position.
A noseband is the part of a horse's bridle that encircles the nose and jaw of the horse.In English riding, where the noseband is separately attached to its own headstall or crownpiece, held independently of the bit, it is often called a cavesson or caveson noseband. In other styles of riding, a simple noseband is sometimes attached directly to the same headstall as the bit.A Running Martingale (sometimes called a Training Fork or Training Yoke), is a piece of tack that is secured to the saddle cinch between the horse’s front legs and comes up either side of his neck. It culminates in rings through which the reins are threaded. Any pull by the rider backward necessarily also adds downward pressure to the mouth, which brings the horse’s head down (to escape.A German martingale (also called a Market Harborough) is a training device that uses leverage to encourage a horse to lower its head and flex its neck. It consists of a leather fork that runs from the girth through the horse’s forelegs and then through the bit, attaching to rings on the reins.
A martingale is a piece of horse equipment or tack used to control head carriage in horses. Pressure is applied to the back of the head behind the ears, referred to as the poll. Martingales are used on both riding and driving horses. One of the most common and safest types of martingale is the running martingale.Read More
Distinctive stitching detail enhances this attractive running martingale with raised and padded neck strap. Stainless steel fittings. Soft and supple, Avignon leatherwork exudes timeless style. Vegetable tanned leather for a more sustainable finish.Read More
A standing martingale should be adjusted so that it does not interfere with the horse’s head carriage unless there is a problem. The decision over whether to use a running or standing martingale depends on what you want to accomplish and, so a certain extent, your discipline.Read More
The Shires Market Harborough, also called the German Martingale is made from good quality leather with continental web reins. The Market Harborough passes through the bit rings and clips onto the reins, thus preventing the horse throwing his head above the point of control. The market Harborough is a very useful training aid for horses that struggle to work 'on the bit'. Unlike draw reins, the.Read More
The leather can also be wiped clean and treated with saddle soap to keep it in tip-top condition after a day training or competing. The martingales have stainless steel, adjustable fastenings that will help you fit it to your horse’s shape. Our martingales come in sizes to fit a pony, a cob and a full size horse. Available in black or brown, we recommend purchasing rubber martingale stoppers.Read More
The martingale collar is also referred to as the greyhound or sighthound collar. They are designed to provide gentle, but effective control without a choking effect. The basic construction of a dog's martingale consists of two loops which draw together under your hound's chin if he or she pulls on their lead. Fitted properly a martingale should prevent your dog slipping out of their collar if.Read More
Martingale Farm is a great set up for Youngstock Livery. The facilities are excellent. There are purpose built barns which provide excellent shelter whilst being light and airy. The turnout fields are a really good size, well fenced and safe. All the horses are either geldings or colts which means they can run happily together as a herd. Bev also does a great job of handling the youngsters so.Read More
The French Martingale, also known as a Bungee Martingale, is designed to improve a horse's top line. This training aid encourages the horse to work on the bit, developing a soft, round frame while strengthening muscles.Read More
Slipping the saddle backwards is not only inconvenient for the rider, but for the horse too. A well-adjusted horse breastplate will eliminate this problem. Find the design of breastplates for horses you like including a 5 point breastplate.Read More
Give your horse the five-star treatment he deserves, only here. With a wide range of Breastplates and Martingales designed for a verity of disciplines you will be sure to find the perfect product for you here at Ride-away. Browse our range of Saddles, Bridles and girths to complete your look and ride in confidence knowing all our products are quality made and won’t break the bank.Read More