Zane Haverty is a well rounded young horseman. He is carrying on the family tradition of hobble making passed down from his Grandfather, Bob Haverty. Hobbling is an important tool used when starting young horses. It teaches them from the beginning to respect a restraint, an important tool in training.These hobbles are kind, yet will get the job done and restrain the horse.
See how hobbles work and the best way to utilize these important training tool. A hobble is a device that prevents or limits the locomotion of an animal, by tethering one or more legs. Although hobbles are most commonly used on horses, they are sometimes used also on other animals. On dogs, they are used especially during force-fetch training to limit the movement of a dog’s front paws when training it to stay still.