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[RC] Hobbling Question - RHightshoe

My horses and mules are hobble trained but I have a question about a
technique I once saw at a training clinic where I wasn't paying as much
attention as I apparently should have been.  After the clinician had
completed the hobble training session he used a version of hobbling to
teach the horse/mule to stand while being mounted.  He used a string to
fashion a set of front hobbles.  The string was long enough to make the
hobble and still take the other end with him to the saddle.  He mounted up
and sat in position for a while then when he was ready to leave he pulled
the end of the string that he took to the saddle with him and the hobble
came untied. He then rode off.  With the string set up he could mount and
dismount while the horse learned to stand.  After the horse got the
stand-still routine down, the clinician quit using the string.  What I
didn't learn was the technique for tying the hobbles so that they will come
untied with just a pull of the string after mounting.  I would appreciate
it if someone could teach me that technique.  Thanks. Bob

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