Tuesday, March 3, 2015

Californio Vaquero Hackamore Very Poplular Today

The “old west” style of Hackamores are very popular today!!

The traditional Hackamore used by the Californio Vaquero long ago had a beautiful braided rawhide Bosal and adorned with rawhide buttons. The Mecate rein was made from the long hair of the horse’s tail and was hand braided.....truly a work of art.

The influence of the Vaquero style is seen in our Hackamores today. They have a traditional braided rawhide Bosal and the Mecate reins are made with mane horse hair or mohair and are beautifully hand braided.

Today’s Hackamores not only have the Vaquero style, they have their timeless quality. The Vaquero used the braided rawhide Bosal and horse hair Mecate reins because the durability and quality was long lasting. The horse hair is strong but lightweight, better for training and working the horse then and now.

It is exciting to see the influence of the Californio Vaquero still around today.

Complete Hackamore Set includes an all natural color beautifully   hand braided 12 plait 5/8" Vaquero style, All rawhide core (no cable core) natural rawhide bosal, natural with beautiful black accents

Price $259

These are Braided in the old Vaquero tradition with a forelock tie, 
some of the finest braiding we have ever seen.

Price $249

Beautiful Quality hand braided feel and communication. These mecates are the best we have found braided in the old California Vaquero Style.

Price $119

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