The Quick-Release Knot

Learn how to tie a quick-release knot.
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In May 2012's Horsekeeping page, we showed you how to safely and correctly tie your horse.

Tie your horse about "eye high and arm's length" of rope, using a quick-release knot. | Photo by Jennifer Paulson

Tie your horse about "eye high and arm's length" of rope, using a quick-release knot. | Photo by Jennifer Paulson

A quick-release knot will come loose with a pull in the event of an emergency. For a video tutorial, see above.

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