Skip to content

Martingale Horse Tack

A martingale horse tack is simply one of the various sets of avail be options of tacks that are used in regulating n.d controlling the head carriage. They are used in a varied array of horse-riding techniques that are involved in riding, driving or racing. The principles that govern their use and control are quite varied in options and in certain setups they are actually never applied, certain quarters allow them to be applied in training but certain persons actually allow their models in a number of racing contests.

There are various types but the best used and renowned are the standing and the running. Both of these are used tor emulate the extent to which the here can raise its head. The height is controlled to avoid a scenarios where the horse raises its head or throws it so far that its hits the rider with its upper neck and by horse’s poll. This could cause serious damage or even lead to the throw done of the rider from the horse. Once the height exceeds a certain extent the martingale places pressure on the neck and the head and makes it hard for it to raise it any further.

The martingale horse tack is certainly quite important in the controlling of a horse and in maintaining the security of the rider. Its use is regulated under certain conditions but for starters and the naive it is an important tool when riding or driving a horse. The standing maticngle tend sot be more obstructive and constricting than the running martingale. Much of the times during use, it can never be separate or slackened off in case of an emergency. A horse that slips and stumbles with such a martingale would more easily fall due to the restraining nature of the tack. The animal will also have quite some trouble trying to get up since it is unable to extend its muck and lift up its head.

The great hazard caused by the use of the tack discourages much form using it while attached to a noseband. It can cause great injuries to the cartilage the jaw and the nose and it is therefore never used with any type of grackle noseband. Any particular martingale horse tack will lead to extensive damage if used together with certain tools on the horse. Various combinations are used in driving, riding and in sports racing. The combinations vary from horse tracks, to polo and to rodeo events and in different levels of jumping.

The running-martingale horse tack is mostly used for jumping and is very much allowed in certain Britain rules and principles. There has been extensive proof of martingales and the rein tension that causes injury in strong horses or those ridden by novices and starters. At times, the horse try to grab the Y-straps of their martingale by their mouths. This is especially when they have running martingales. Thus using a bib martingale would be best. This is made by filling the area where the two straps meet with leather. These straps are easily caught up when one is opening and closing the doors and gates, thus it is important to be on the lookout for such.

  • Blue Breastplate-Ascot Equestrian

    Blue Breastplate

    Original price $99.95 - Original price $99.95
    Original price
    $99.95
    $99.95 - $99.95
    Current price $99.95

    Blue Western Breastplate with crystal bling detailing Material: Leather Colour: Tan & Blue (also available in pink) Matching bridle & sadd...

    View full details
    Original price $99.95 - Original price $99.95
    Original price
    $99.95
    $99.95 - $99.95
    Current price $99.95
  • Pink Breastplate-Ascot Equestrian

    Pink Breastplate

    Original price $99.95 - Original price $99.95
    Original price
    $99.95
    $99.95 - $99.95
    Current price $99.95

    Pink Western Breastplate with crystal bling detailing Material: Leather Colour: Tan & Pink (also available in blue) Matching bridle & sadd...

    View full details
    Original price $99.95 - Original price $99.95
    Original price
    $99.95
    $99.95 - $99.95
    Current price $99.95
  • Western Breast Collar with Hair Inlay-Ascot Equestrian

    Western Breast Collar with Hair Inlay

    Original price $99.95 - Original price $99.95
    Original price
    $99.95
    $99.95 - $99.95
    Current price $99.95

    Western Breastplate with Hair Inlay Matching bridle also available here Adjustable Available in Dark Brown with White Hair inlay Sizes: Cob &...

    View full details
    Original price $99.95 - Original price $99.95
    Original price
    $99.95
    $99.95 - $99.95
    Current price $99.95
  • PVC Breastplate-Ascot Equestrian
    Save 10% Save %

    PVC Breastplate

    Original price $88.95
    Original price $88.95 - Original price $88.95
    Original price $88.95
    Current price $79.95
    $79.95 - $79.95
    Current price $79.95

    Tough PVC webbing Anti gall material across chest to minimise pressure and rubbing One Size fits all Fully Adjustable Silver hardware Colour: Bla...

    View full details
    Original price $88.95
    Original price $88.95 - Original price $88.95
    Original price $88.95
    Current price $79.95
    $79.95 - $79.95
    Current price $79.95
    Save 10% Save %
  • Leather Stockman Breastplate

    Original price $79.95 - Original price $79.95
    Original price $79.95
    $79.95
    $79.95 - $79.95
    Current price $79.95

    Soft Leather Stockman style Breastplate Brass buckles and clips Colour: Black or Brown Size: Cob, Full NOTE: Actual design pictured in picture ...

    View full details
    Original price $79.95 - Original price $79.95
    Original price $79.95
    $79.95
    $79.95 - $79.95
    Current price $79.95
  • Fitzroy Padded Breastcollar-Fitzroy
    Sold out

    Fitzroy Padded Breastcollar

    Original price $119.95
    Original price $119.95 - Original price $119.95
    Original price $119.95
    Current price $64.95
    $64.95 - $64.95
    Current price $64.95

    Ring-in-centre style with padding on each wing of the breastplate. Snaphook girth fastening. Brand: Fitzroy MeasurementsL Front straps: 47 cm in ...

    View full details
    Original price $119.95
    Original price $119.95 - Original price $119.95
    Original price $119.95
    Current price $64.95
    $64.95 - $64.95
    Current price $64.95
    Sold out
  • Save 16% Save %

    Pink Western Saddle & Headstall Kit

    Original price $949.95
    Original price $949.95 - Original price $949.95
    Original price $949.95
    Current price $799.95
    $799.95 - $799.95
    Current price $799.95

    Pink Western saddle, Western Breastplate with crystal bling detailing & Matching brdile Material: Leather Colour: Tan & Pink (also availab...

    View full details
    Original price $949.95
    Original price $949.95 - Original price $949.95
    Original price $949.95
    Current price $799.95
    $799.95 - $799.95
    Current price $799.95
    Save 16% Save %
  • Turquoise Breastcollar

    Original price $149.95 - Original price $149.95
    Original price $149.95
    $149.95
    $149.95 - $149.95
    Current price $149.95

    Fort Worth® Breastcollars are made with premium American Leather, sourced from the worlds finest tanneries. We guarantee Fort Worth® products are e...

    View full details
    Original price $149.95 - Original price $149.95
    Original price $149.95
    $149.95
    $149.95 - $149.95
    Current price $149.95
  • Sidney Hamilton 5/8" Stockman's Breastplate - ProHorse

    Sidney Hamilton 5/8" Stockman's Breastplate

    Original price $139.95 - Original price $139.95
    Original price $139.95
    $139.95
    $139.95 - $139.95
    Current price $139.95

    • The Sidney Hamilton range of leather gear comes in 3 colours/leather types with brass hardware.• Chestnut - Premium quality leather perfect for c...

    View full details
    Original price $139.95 - Original price $139.95
    Original price $139.95
    $139.95
    $139.95 - $139.95
    Current price $139.95
  • Weaver Western Edge Collection Breastcollar-WEAVER LEATHER
    Save 9% Save %

    Weaver Western Edge Collection Breastcollar

    Original price $548.95
    Original price $548.95 - Original price $548.95
    Original price $548.95
    Current price $499.95
    $499.95 - $499.95
    Current price $499.95

    The Western Edge Collection's stylish details are perfect for the rodeo arena. Beautiful designs with chunky scalloped style, bleeding heart knot...

    View full details
    Original price $548.95
    Original price $548.95 - Original price $548.95
    Original price $548.95
    Current price $499.95
    $499.95 - $499.95
    Current price $499.95
    Save 9% Save %
  • Weaver Snowflake Collection Breastcollar-WEAVER LEATHER
    Save 2% Save %

    Weaver Snowflake Collection Breastcollar

    Original price $614.95
    Original price $614.95 - Original price $614.95
    Original price $614.95
    Current price $599.95
    $599.95 - $599.95
    Current price $599.95

    The Weaver Straight Shooter Collection features pistol engraved hardware with black accents and burgundy metallic leather overlays that are the pe...

    View full details
    Original price $614.95
    Original price $614.95 - Original price $614.95
    Original price $614.95
    Current price $599.95
    $599.95 - $599.95
    Current price $599.95
    Save 2% Save %