How To Tie A Quick Release Knot

Do you know what is a quick-release knot? Have you ever been in a situation where you need to tie your horse up, but aren’t sure how to do so safely?


Why You Would Use a Quick Release Knot

So, we know that horses are flight creatures.  When an animal is scared, it follows one of two paths: fight or flight.  Horses are creatures of flight.  This means that when they get scared, they will run away from whatever is scaring them.  

When to Use a Quick Release Knot

So, now that you know why quick-release knots are important, when would you use one? The answer to this question will vary from case to case. Think about all the activities you do with your horse.

How to Tie a Quick Release Knot

1. “Lead your horse to the ring or strong post that you intend to tether him to, wearing a halter and lead rope. 2. Take the end of the rope and feed it through the ring, or around the rail. 3. Hold both sections of the rope in your left hand. 4. ...

Safely tying a horse is an essential skill for all horse people.  Having this skill helps keep you, your horse, and other people and horses around you safe.  Without this skill, accidents can happen, and harm can be done.


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