There are two confusing things about a western cinch. The first is choosing the right cinch for your saddle and horse
. The second is doing it up properly. Doing up a traditional Western cinch can be a bit trickier than one with buckles.
2006 K. BlocksdorfHow to Tie a Western Cinch
explains how to tie and tighten Western cinches that do up with a simple strap rather than a large buckle. You never know where your 'horse skills' are going to come in handy. Knowing how to do up a cinch means I can help my husband the rare times he has to tie a necktie. I just don't do it up as tight.
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