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Hand-twisted from mane hair in assorted colors. Choose from 3/8″, 1/2″, 5/8″ or 3/4″ diameters in 6-strand. These mecates are 22′ long.
Due to the natural materials used in making these mecates, color and pattern may vary from what is pictured. Please call (800)634-4502 for available color and pattern options.
$68.95 – $108.00
3/8", 1/2", 5/8", 3/4"
Mecates are a type of rein that, for many years, have been used on snaffle bits and rawhide bosals. When used with Slobber Leathers they form a closed rein and lead rope combined. Double braid nylon is famous for feel and body. The mecate has a rawhide knot on one end and a leather popper on the other. The tassel is made from horsehair. It is 1/2″ in diameter and available in three sizes and two colors.
$56.95 – $65.50
18 ft, 22 ft, 25 ft
Solid braid poly rope made into mecates in three colors. These are 5/8″ diameter in 22′ lengths. They have genuine horsehair tassels with leather poppers and a rawhide knot. Choose from Black , Brown, Tan or Black & White.
Black, Brown, Tan, Black & White
When tying a mecate to a bit it is imortant that you make sure that the knot and tassel is on the right side or the off side of the horse. The rein length is adjustable so find a length that best suits your needs.
The mecate is attached using the leather straps shown which are called Slobber Leathers.