(Product review for Showman Black Steel Spur with Reining Horse Overlay Rowel and Silver Acents Adult). - Black steel spur with 1" band and 2.5" shank. Details are engraved silver accents and reining horse.
This makes me want a reiner so bad! Reining is a western riding competition for horses where the riders guide the horses through a precise pattern of circles, spins, and stops. Photo by Barbara O'Brien
The perspective expressed in this article is based on what I look for in a reining horse. There are many conformation points to consider, but I am focusing on a few key points that truly make a difference in the form-to-function of our reining horses.