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Professional's Choice Clinician Halter

Professional Choice
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The Professional's Choice Clinician Halter is designed by professionals, this custom-made halter features two strategically placed knots that trigger pressure points on the horse's nose to help maintain control of a difficult or young horse. The halter is slightly rigid, has a smooth finish and comes with a 15 foot lead with poppers. The Clinician Rope Halter is ideal for all groundwork and increase effectiveness and safety during training.

Universal Size 5/16 inch in diameter with 15 foot lead

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    Professional's Choice Clinician Halter is rated 4.4815 out of 5 by 27.
    Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great for sensitive but pushy horses! This halter fits my small TB gelding perfectly. It's very adjustable so I've used it on bigger horses with no issues either. My horse doesn't like when you use a chain over his nose but occasionally needs a reminder that I'm still attached to the end of the rope! This halter works out perfectly in times like that. The two extra knots on the nose give it a little more "oopmh" than a normal halter but does it without upsetting my horse. The lead rope is really long with a "popper" on the end that comes in handy when you're doing groundwork. I'd prefer if the lead was a bit shorter for just regular leading but it's soft and is easy to carry. I've had it for over a year now and it's holding up great. I would definitely recommend it to anyone looking for a more responsive horse when leading or someone who's horse does not appreciate a chain over their nose, like mine.
    Date published: 2013-01-08
    Rated 1 out of 5 by from Big Oops This rope halter is good quality and the lead is nice and long but the halter size is small. It hardly fits my 15hh QH. He does have a nice jowly QH head but not overly large and this does not fit at all. I can hardly get it tied. It's got to be a pony size. I'll use the lead and give the halter to someone who has a tiny little horse.
    Date published: 2012-08-18
    Rated 5 out of 5 by from WORTH IT!!! I am very happy with this halter combo. It is great for training my horse and the price is great!!!
    Date published: 2012-07-21
    Rated 5 out of 5 by from Flawless Beautifully designed. Easily adjustable to custom fit your horses head. The 15 foot lead line is a God-send! A little pricey but worth it.
    Date published: 2012-06-08
    Rated 5 out of 5 by from I use this every day This is the first time I have used a halter like this and I have to say, it sure made me feel like I had control when my horse was new to me and acting up a bit on the lead. I never wanted to use a stud chain and the previous owner used one to get him to load into the trailer. I have been using this during ground work and its really nice. I sort of wish I could take the lead/lunge line off, but thats a minor issue. Definitely a good price fort the set of both halter and lead/lunge.
    Date published: 2012-04-28
    Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great quality and works well This rope halter is great. My horse is in rehab and we are now spending a lot of time on the ground and this is the best way to do it. Very good quality and I would highly recommend everyone own at least one.
    Date published: 2012-03-05
    Rated 3 out of 5 by from Disappointed in size I purchased this halter for $39 rather than Clinton Anderson'srope halter at $90. I have always been very happy with professional choice products in the past. This halter is way too small for my 16.1 QH. I had approximately 4 inches left to tie thru the loop and was too tight on jaw bones. Lead rope was nice.
    Date published: 2012-02-06
    Rated 3 out of 5 by from Would have been great if I had a small horse This halter is just too small if you have a larger horse. My mare is draft cross and this can hardly get around her nose.
    Date published: 2012-01-24
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    Date published: 2011-12-05
    Rated 4 out of 5 by from Good quality halter! This is a really nice halter to have around even for the English world. I have a 17hh thoroughbred gelding that sometimes just needs a good reminder or refocus. This halter is made of a good sturdy material and with its long lead I am able to easily get my horse working and get his attention back. The only bad thing about the halter is it runs small. It barely fits my horse.
    Date published: 2011-12-05
    Rated 4 out of 5 by from Pleasantly surprised Great for the money. Effective training halter. I have used Clinton Anderson's halter. Considering the significant price difference, this is a good, affordable alternative.
    Date published: 2011-12-01
    Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great Purchase! Normally I am not a "rope halter" kind of person. I don't care for the look of them and I much prefer my biothane or leather halters. But I bought this for my big buckskin stock horse, who can be a little stubborn at times. First off - I have to say, this looks GREAT on her head! The black halter is very neat and fits her big thick head perfectly. It looks so much better on her than an "English" style halter. The 15 foot lead rope is very soft, pliable, and well made. It has a great leather popper on the end, which is a bonus. I have used this on the Arabs when I think they will be lugging on my arm and it has worked beautifully. But I have larger, heavier Arabs. The knot is very easy to tie, the material is stiff and thin so it really has a bite to it for those stubborn "I don't wanna" moments ;-) Overall, this was a GREAT purchase for me!!! I would highly recommend this halter and lead combination - even if you're not a western/rope halter kind of person. I will be purchasing another one of these because I like it SO much!
    Date published: 2011-09-06
    Rated 4 out of 5 by from Rope Halter It was a good value and worked well, however my horse is a cob size and the knots were more for a horse size.....
    Date published: 2011-06-15
    Rated 5 out of 5 by from Excellent Product This product is a great training tool.Keeps my gelding's attention on me and allows for clear but gentile communication.
    Date published: 2011-05-16
    Rated 5 out of 5 by from Excellent Product This halter was recommended by my Certified Natural Horsemanship Trainer & it has really improved my Paso's responses in her training, A great product & gentle training aid. I would recommend it highly.
    Date published: 2011-05-16
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    Date published: 2011-03-18
    Rated 4 out of 5 by from I would buy it again if needed Overall, this seems to be a good training halter for the price. I especially like the quality of the lead rope. It is the right length for ground work and lounging, and carries your energy well. The halter itself was a little stiffer than I expected, but I am hoping it will soften with more use. The quality of this halter is similar to one that I paid twice as much for, so I think it is a fairly good deal.
    Date published: 2011-01-06
    Rated 5 out of 5 by from Useful training tool Purchased this to use with my horse that doesn't respond to pressure cues very well (yet). The rope halter with the pressure knots seemed to help with this, and the line is so long you can work in a roundpen/lunge with it, establishing better cues and communication with your horse. The line is a good 15 though and does not come apart from the halter, so don't purchase if that doesn't work for you. Not to be used as your everyday halter of course, but great for a teaching every once in a while. Made very well too.
    Date published: 2010-11-15
    Rated 5 out of 5 by from GREAT for training ANY horse!! Though it is just a halter, this rope halter uses the pressure points well and has made all the difference in training my new rescue mare. I would highly reccommend this product!
    Date published: 2010-08-09
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