May 21, 2020
What is there to a lead shank—you just attach it to a horse’s halter and go, right? Well, not quite; there’s actually a lot more to consider when purchasing this essential tool. For example, is it for everyday or competition use? Might you need a chain attachment for better control? Other factors you might think about: what length works best for your purposes, the materials from which it is crafted—even the way it feels in your hand. Here are a few that caught our eye.