Quick, Easy Wrap to Tie Horses
- March 27, 2015
- Lynn Kohr
I use this quick, easy wrap to tie horses often in a day for safe, and fast tie ups. I probably have all three of these situations at least once in a day that I use this simple tie up knot for:
1. Pull back horses
2. On the run gotta grab something tie-ups
3. Horses bridled and I want to tie up with reins, and so on.
This is my go-to quick and easy wrap to tie horses.
Take the lead rope or split rein, and wrap it around the rail, fence, or bar three times in a neat and smooth row, going over the rail.
Reach under and grab the loose end and pull it lightly around the front of the previous wraps, then up over the rail, leaving enough tail that it locks the wraps.
If a horse sets back it can be pulled loose, yet has enough resistance that it holds a big percentage of the time without breaking a lead rope or a rein. I have used this in place of my favorite Clinton Anderson Quick Ties, when I am in a place I do not already have one of his, and of course these are free and readily available, at the end of every lead rope or split rein!
About Lynn Kohr
I am a barrel and pole horse trainer, giving springtime barrel racing and pole bending clinics and workshops, competing in barrel racing and pole bending futurities while marketing our horses for sale. I am a Mom of 3: Sage, Cedar, and Stratton. And wife of...