paracord reins cowgirl magazine
Photo by: Braids By Brette Academy……

Crafty cowgirls, let’s have some fun with paracord! This rope is very versatile and durable, which makes it perfect for reins. You can make your own Western reins in any color that you like. This easy-to-follow tutorial will help you along the way!

DIY Paracord Reins

Braids By Brette Academy offers a simple tutorial on how to make 8-strand barrel racing reins. She uses paracord for this project!

You’ll need a few basic supplies:

  • 2 x 1” Scissor snaps
  • 2 x 1” Conway’s
  • Four strands that are 29ft long each

A few simple tools like scissors, a burning pen, and lighter make the job easier!

Follow along on her video tutorial:

What color will you choose for your reins? That’s the fun part- matching and selecting your colors.