Frequently asked questions about Training Aids answered by oursaddlery.com
FAQ Training Aids: Find answers to the most commonly asked questions about Training Aids. From fit and sizing to care and maintenance, we’ve got you covered. Learn about the different types of Training Aids available and the features that set them apart. Discover how to properly measure for a perfect fit and get tips for keeping your Training Aids in top condition. Whether you’re a beginner or an experienced rider, our comprehensive guide has something for everyone.
Frequently asked questions about Training Aids
Why do you use an aid while riding?
When lunging, it can be useful to use an auxiliary rein because you have less influence on your horse when you are standing next to it than when you are sitting on it. Usually the goal then is to get your horse to walk in a certain position.
What brands of training aids are available at Our Saddlery?
How do you use a gaiter?
The draw reins run from the rider’s hand through the bit rings to the girth. The gaiter can be attached to the bottom of the girth (between the forelegs) or to the sides of the girth. The gaiter can ensure that an upward movement of the head is restricted.
What are the aids to lunging?
Side reins, Slop reins, Triangle reins Lunging and training aids The two most commonly used aids in lunging are the side rein and the slop rein.
How often should you grease a leather training aid?
We recommend cleaning and greasing your training aid at least once a month for regular use. With intensive use, we recommend cleaning your training aid more often. Proper maintenance will extend the life of your leather.