Mecates & Bosals

FHackamore Sets:
You can make up your own set from the individual pieces below!!
10% Set Discount when the set includes a headstall!! Add any of the following to your set and you will receive the discount on these items also: Fiador, Bosal Block, Rawhide Cream & Hackamore Instructional DVD
**We will be happy to help you put together just the right set for you and your horse or horses based on your long term goals and the horses sensitivity and training.

Headstall Options:
See Custom Headstalls for sale in stock
Or
See
Misc. Headstalls for headstalls in stock!

Bosal Hangers

Custom Bosal Hangers we make!

Custom Bosal Hanger
5/8” Lined w/1 Bronze Bosal Buckle & 2-AP 15”/16” Bronze Conchos
*#1 $141.00

Custom Bosal Hanger
5/8” Lined w/1 Brass Bosal Buckle & 2-LA  1” Brass Conchos
*#2 $127.00

Custom Bosal Hanger
5/8” Lined w/1 Brass JM#21 BLT & 2-JM#581 Brass Conchos
*#3 $167.25

Custom Bosal Hanger
5/8” Lined w/2 Brass Bosal Buckles & 2-LA 1” Brass Conchos
*#4 $153.00

Custom Bosal Hanger
5/8” Lined w/2 Brass Bosal Buckles
#10 $137.00

Bridle Leather Basket Stamped Bosal Hangers w/Deocrated Flat Rawhide Braid 1/2” wide
 Dark Brown or Russet
**These run short for showing or smaller heads!
#VLD05 $95.00

 Stock Bosal Hangers

Simple Bosal Hanger
We make & install these on a bosal you buy from us. Made to be permanent.
#OWSBH $30.00

Red Latigo Bosal Hanger Plain 3/8” $30.00
#WWLBH38
Plain 1/2” $32.00
#WWLBH12

Red  Latigo Bosal Hanger 1/2”
 
w/ RH Balls&Rings  $48.00 #WWLBH12-RK
Red Latigo Bosal Hanger 3/8”
w/RH Balls&Rings $45.00
#WWLBH38-RK

Red Latigo Bosal Hanger
w/Rawhide Ring Knots
1/2” $39.00
#WWLBH12-3K
3/8” $36.00
#WWLBH38-3K

Latigo Bosal Hanger w/Throat Latch & Futurity Style Brow Band and Rawhide Accents #WWLBHBB-RK $104.00

Latigo Bosal Hanger w/Throat Latch & Futurity Style Brow Band  #WWLBHBB $48.00

Latigo Bosal Hanger w/Throat Latch & Futurity Style Brow Band, Rawhide Accents & Buckles
#WWLBHBB6KB
$96.00

Bosals - click here to see How To Measure For A Bosal

Quality Rawhide Braided Bosals
Shape, Color, Availability & Price can vary!

 3/4” Diameter
8 Plait Sides $96.00
 12 Plait Sides $196.00-Pictured
 16 Plait Sides $296.00
18 Plait Sides $328.00

5/8” Diameter
 8 Plait Sides $88.00
12 Plait Sides $174.00-Pictured
16 Plait Sides $276.00
*Shown with a spacer but most don’t have spacers.

1/2” Diameter
8 Plait Sides $84.00
12 Plait Sides $168.00-Pictured
16 Plait Sides $256.00

3/8” Diameter
8 Plait Sides $80.00
 12 Plait Sides $166.00-Pictured
 16 Plait Sides $236.00

1/4” Diameter
8 Plait Side $72.00
12 Plait Side $156.00-Pictured

Quality Rawhide & Leather  Braided Decorated Bosals
Shape, Color, Availability & Price can vary!

3/4” Diameter
w/Black & Brown Accents
12 Plait $220.00 #75

5/8” Diameter
All Dark Natural Rawhide
18 Plait $328.00 #43

5/8” Diameter
Natural Rawhide Nose & Knot Reddish Brown Leather Sides
16 Plait $296.00 #20

5/8” Diameter
Natural RH Nose & Knot Reddish Brown Leather Sides
16 Plait $296.00 #29

5/8” Diameter
w/Dark Brown Accents
18 Plait $328.00 #30

5/8” Diameter
Dark Natural Rawhide w/Leather Nose
16 Plait $296.00 #46

5/8” Diameter
w/Black Accents
18 Plait $328.00 #56

5/8” Diameter
w/Black Accents
18 Plait $328.00 #61

5/8” Diameter
Black & Brown Rawhide
18 Plait $328.00 #64

5/8” Diameter
Black & Brown Rawhide
18 Plait $328.00 #65

5/8” Diameter
w/B lack & Brown Accents
16 Plait $296.00 #66

5/8” Diameter
w/Latigo Accents
18 Plait $328.00 #76

5/8” Diameter
w/Chocolate Accents
18 Plait $328.00 #78

5/8” Diameter
Black Rawhide w/
Natural Rawhide Nose & Knot
18 Plait $328.00 #83

5/8” Diameter
w/Black Accents
1 Plait $194.00 #84

5/8” Diameter
All Dark Natural Rawhide
w/Black Accents
18 Plait $328.00 #87
XL 6” x 14 1/2”

1/2” Diameter
All Dark Natural Rawhide
18 Plait $288.00 #37

1/2” Diameter
w/Black & Brown Accents
16 Plait $276.00 #40

1/2” Diameter
w/Latigo Accents
18 Plait $288.00 #69

1/2” Diameter
w/Chocolate Accents
18 Plait $288.00 #79

1/2” Diameter
w/Black Accents
18 Plait $288.00 #80

1/2” Diameter
w/Black & Brown Accents
12 Plait $188.00 #81

1/2” Diameter
w/Chocolate Accents
16 Plait $258.00 #88

1/2” Diameter
Black Leather w/ Natural Accents
16 Plait $224.00 #91

3/8” Diameter
w/Drk Chocolate Brn Nose/Knot
16 Plait $256.00 #34

 1/4” Diameter
w/Latigo Nose & Knot
8 Plait $86.00 #54

1/4” Diameter
w/Forelock Tie
12
Plait $166.00 #74 (2)

1/4” Diameter
w/Latigo Accents & Forelock Tie
8 Plait $166.00 #86

1/4” Diameter
w/Latigo Accents
8 Plait $160.00 #89

1/4” Diameter
w/Latigo Accents
8 Plait $160.00 #90

 Black Leather
3/8”16 Plait $180.00
1/2” 16 Plait $204.00
5/8” 16 Plait $224.00

Reddish Brown Leather
3/8”16 Plait $180.00

 Chocolate Brown Leather
3/8” 16 Plait $180.00
1/2”16 Plait $204.00

1/2” Diameter
w/Chocolate Accents
18 Plait $288.00 #85

“Traditional” Bosals - where the nose button is shorter which causes the balance point to be farther forward for a quicker release.  Often a small leather strap has to be tied under the jaw from one side of the hanger to the other to keep it away from the horses eyes.

3/4” Diameter w/Spacer
Reddish Brown Leather Sides w/Natural RH Nose/Knot w/Blk & Brn Accents
16 Plait $370.00 #1T

5/8” Diameter w/Spacer
Black Rawhide Nose & Knot w/Latigo & Black Accents
18 Plait $350.00 #14T

5/8” Diameter w/Spacer
Black RH Sides w/Natural RH Nose/Knot w/Maroon & Blk Accents
18 Plait $350.00 #12T

5/8” Diameter w/Spacer
Black Rawhide Nose & Knot w/Latigo & Black Accents
18 Plait $350.00 #15T

5/8” Diameter w/Spacer
 w/Blk & Latigo Accents
18 Plait $350.00 #18T

5/8” Diameter w/Spacer
Black Rawhide w/Blk & Latigo Accents
16 Plait $316.00 #19T

Bosal Blocks

Ray Hole’s Vaquero Rawhide Cream Nothing better is formulated to give any fine rawhide product the nourishment it so badly needs to remain in a fine using condition and to protect your investment. If rawhide dries out and becomes brittle it can break and is usually not repairable!  **You can use this on leather but you should not use leather cream on rawhide.
11 oz. #VRC $16.00

OWS Bosal Blocks!! $30.00
We have designed and make these bosal blocks to properly pre-form your bosal to a horse’s jaw shape so it doesn’t rub him raw and then you store your hackamore when not in use with the block to keep the shape.
The size shown fits most standard horses.  Custom lengths available!

 Fiadors

#600 Double Diamond Solid Braid Poly Fiador - Black 1/4” x16’  $17.00

*Shown is what we stock in Double Diamond Fiadors. We can special order anything else you might want just look at their web site and let us know.  www.doublediamondhalters.com

Thin Nylon Cord Fiador
Black 3/16” x 16’  $17.00

Horse Mane Hair or Mohair
 Fiadors Pre-Tied
Used as a throat latch for headstalls to hold up the heel knot on bosals for proper positioning.
  4 Strand 1/4” x 16’.
Colors available vary. $62.00

Horse Mane Hair Mecates

Horse Mane Hair Mecates 22’ Long
4 Strand:
5/8” WMM584               $84.00

6 Strand:
1/4” WMM146                 $90.00
3/8” WMM386                 $94.00
1/2” WMM126                 $116.00
5/8” WMM586                 $120.00
3/4” WMM346                 $126.00

8 Strand:
1/2” WMM128                  $120.00
5/8” WMM588                 $144.00
5/8” WMM588w/Knot      $196.00 w/hitched hair knot on one end!!
5/8” WMM588TRI             $144.00 3 separate color sections!!
5/8” WMM588TRIw/Knot $196.00 3 separate color sections w/hitched hair knot on one end!!
3/4” WMM348                  $144.00
*Colors & Patterns Available Vary!

Human Hair Mecate - Very Rare Collectible!!
8 Strand 22’ $250.00 only 1!
*Hair is collected from beauty shops in Canada.

Mohair Mecates

Mohair Mecates! 22’ Long
4 Strand:
22’ x 1/4” $84.00
22’ x 3/8” $90.00
6 Strand:
22’ x 3/8” $132.00
22’ x 1/2” $164.00
22’ x 5/8” $216.00

*Colors & Patterns Available Vary!
*They have a wonderful soft feel!

Parachute Cord Mecates

These are the finest braided parachute cord mecates available on the market today. Made from 8 or12 strands of military style parachute cord braided over a nylon core, the 1/2” or 9/16" square rope fits well in your hand and can be held comfortably along with your lariat. The square shape allows easy grip and the parachute cord resists clinging or snagging. This is a favorite with horsemen and clinicians. It is washable, very durable and will give you years of service.

*Shown is what we stock in Double Diamond Mecates. We can special order anything else you might want just look at their web site and let us know. www.doublediamondhalters.com

#8823-S

Double Diamond 1/2” 8 Strand Braided Parachute Cord Mecates
#8823-S
22’w/Gaucho Knot (Brannaman Series) $124.95
#8823-S
24’w/Gaucho Knot (Brannaman Series) $134.00
Available in Color series #700 as shown below.

#8823

Double Diamond 9/16” 12 Strand Braided Parachute Cord Mecates
#8823
22’ w/Gaucho Knot (Brannaman Series) $138.25
#8823
24’ w/Gaucho Knot (Brannaman Series) $148.75
Available in color series #800 as shown below.

Get Down Ropes

Mane Hair
4 Strand
3/8” x 16’ $66.00
6 Strand:
3/8” x 16’   $84.00

Mohair
4 Strand:
16’ x 3/8” $66.00
6 Strand:
16’ x 3/8” $96.00
16’ x (small) 1/2” $102.00

Yak Hair
6 Strand:
16’ x 3/8” $84.00 1 left

Get Down Set Up
1/4” Bosal, Simple Bosal Hanger, 16’x 3/8” Rope
To be used in place of a halter and lead rope,
alone or under a bridle, for leading or tying.

Harness Leather Side Pull w/Rawhide Nose Band.
#WW440 $158.00

**Educational DVD’s & Books on The Hackamore & The Making Of A Bridle Horse

Jaquima A Freno Series with Richard Caldwell
Richard Caldwell believes there is a need to preserve and bring back the true Vaquero methods of horsemanship and horse training.  Richard spent 30 years buckarooing on ranches.  He and his wife Nancy live in Alturas, California and travel the country conducting clinics. He enjoys showing his horses and has an impressive record at National Reined Cow Horse events, The Snaffle Bit Futurity, The Californios Ranch Roping and Stock Horse Contest and other big loop roping events. In the show ring he is always true to his roots...he shows in all his buckaroo gear.

Jaquima A Freno Series
Part I
"Traditional Vaquero Gear"
with Richard Caldwell
In this first part of a series, Richard takes  you through all of the essential pieces of traditional Vaquero gear and shares  his insights into quality, fit and craftsmanship.  Learn gear from each stage of the bridle horse process, from the hackamore, to the two rein and finally the  bridle.  Richard discusses bosals and bosalitas, mecates, bridle bits, reins and  romels, spurs, martingales, breast collars, and saddles.

 2 Hours 5 Minutes $50.00

Jaquima A Freno Series
Part 2
"Starting The Horse In the Jaquima"
with Richard Caldwell
This beautiful and informative DVD is the long-awaited 2nd in the 'JAQUIMA  A  FRENO' series. This 2nd DVD deals with proper introduction of the Jaquima to a young horse, and all the steps and exercises that Richard uses at this critical  first stage.

1 1/2 Hours  $50.00

We really enjoyed and learned a lot from both of Richard’s DVD’s, we think you will too!
Bob & Terri Beecher-Out West Saddlery

Jaquima A Freno Series NEW!!
Part 3
"Riding In The Jaquima"
with Richard Caldwell
Gain knowledge and expertise in the traditional bridle horse style by working with Richard and practicing these tried and true methods of vaquero-style horsemanship. “Riding in the Jaquima” Part 3 in the DVD series takes you along the path of training and riding a true California bridle horse and is a must for those advancing into the “Two Rein” stage – a future DVD in the Jaquima a Freno series by Richard Caldwell

1 Hour 25 Minutes  $50.00

Martin Black
The Hackamore

Topics Covered Include:
Sizes and Materials
Proper Fit and Function
The Art of Doubling
Guidelines of Acceptance
When To Move to the Two-Rein

Running Time 1 hour 30 min.
$49.95

**For more DVD’s by Martin Black click here!

Hackamore Reinsman
$14.95
This is the first book to lift the veil of secrecy from the methods necessary to make a hackamore horse...from start to the stage where he’s ready for the bridle, according to the high standards of old-time Californios.

Vaquero Style Horsemanship $24.95

This book by ED CONNELL contains historical and factual information and is a Companion book to Hackamore Reinsman and Reinsman Of The West - Bridles & Bits. It consists of articles dating from the 1950's through the 1970's including personal letters on specific training problems. The articles provide more clarification and explain in greater depth Connell's first two books.
Articles included are: Explaining Reining, The A-Fork Saddle, Swinging in the Rein, Starting Horses - Vaquero Style, Cowboy Talk, Ground-Pulling with the Hackamore, Teaching the Stop & Turn, and many more.
This book is an 8.5" X 11", 144 pages, including photos and illustrations.

The Legendary California Hackamore & Stock Horse
by famous horse trainer Bobby Ingersoll is a fascinating book about the history of the California stock horse and the hackamore style of horse training. Ingersoll’s depth of experience and knowledge results in a volume that will delight and educate readers. It is complete with practical horse training tips, intricate drawings and diagrams, and beautiful photographs.
Approx. 11" x 12" hard cover, 148 pages.
$50.00

Buck Brannaman
Part 2: The Hackamore DVD
takes you and your horse on to the next step in your schooling. You'll learn how to use the horsehair mecate and move your horse through all gates in the elegant, braided hackamore (bosal) working towards a total communication with the lightest commands.
$50.00

**For more DVD’s by Buck Brannaman click here!

Reinsman of the West Bridles & Bits
$14.95
Originally published in 1964, was written as a continuation of the training principles introduced in Hackamore Reinsman. Ed Connell explains the California vaquero process of taking a horse through the two-rein process to "straight up" in the bridle. Reinsman of the West is very popular with horse enthusiasts in many parts of the world who enjoy the bridle horse training systems of the California vaquero.