How to Make a Bridle Rack

By Cuteness Team

How to Make a Bridle Rack. There are several ways to make a bridle rack. Use your imagination and resources along with these ideas to constuct a rack that you can use to organize your tack room or stables and keep both tidy.

Simple Bridle Racks

Step 1

Buy pegboard and pegs to hang the bridles on. Pegboard comes in 4 by 8-foot sheets, but if you need less than that, most lumber and home stores will cut it for you.

Step 2

Locate the wall studs where you plan to hang the pegboard. Attach furring strips to the studs to create a space between the pegboard and the wall for inserting the pegs. Use an electronic stud finder to find the studs unless they are exposed.

Step 3

Center the pegboard over the furring strips and fasten it with nails or screws.

Step 4

Affix pegs into the pegboard and hang your bridles.

Step 5

Insert wall hooks into the wall studs at a convenient height for another inexpensive way to make a bridle rack.

Step 6

Use small wall hose hangers if you aren't handy, and then use a hammer and nails to fasten these on the wall to hold your bridles and halters.

Two More Bridle Racks

Step 1

Cut several horseshoes in half with a hacksaw or cutting torch. Weld each half to the rounded portion of a whole horseshoe, making a hook to hang a bridle on. Nail the horseshoes to the wall of your barn or tack room.

Step 2

Go with wood. Get a 2 by 4 or 2 by 6-inch piece of planed lumber of whatever length you need, but preferably under six feet for manageability. Use medium sandpaper to remove the rough spots and edges.

Step 3

Insert dowels or wooden pegs. Use your electric drill to make holes a little larger in diameter than the wooden pegs or pieces of dowel but don't drill all the way through the board.

Step 4

Glue the pegs into the holes with carpenters' wood glue. Paint the whole thing and nail it up when dry.