How to Hold Romal Reins Do you know how to properly hold and use romal reins? Brad Barkemeyer breaks down the basics. By H&R Editors | November 7, 2019 | 199 views When watching a cow horse event, you’ll notice the use of romal reins in certain events. Brad Barkemeyer breaks down the do’s and don’ts of romal reins and how to use them when you’re competing in the cow horse events. To watch click here!