I live in the UK, but I’m starting my horse in a bosal (it is currently in my living room, being shaped). I was wondering how people with English/Aussie saddles secure the end of the mecate.
I’ve thought about buying an “oh shit” strap for my saddle, but that looks faffy and annoying on a trail ride where you might need to get on and off the horse a few times and use it as a lead rope.
I larksfooted a bit of tat through the D ring, then around the mecate coils, but that did not seem very secure.
I tried a small snapgate carabiner on the D ring (I did a lot of rock climbing so have lots of things like this) but the coils were too thick to get through the gate.
Looking for inspiration!