A Cowboy's Look at Horse Saddles
Horse saddles come in all shapes and sizes. Find Western, English, and Australian types, their features, and uses. You'll also learn about Association saddles, saddle fitting, saddle care, and the art of saddle making.
bridles and bits
All About Western Bridles And Bits
One crucial piece of horse tack is the bridle and bit. They are essential for communicating with your horse and providing direction and control.
Mastering Horse Reins: Types, Materials, Length, and Maintenance
This article covers different types, materials, length, and maintenance of horse reins. Whether you're a beginner or experienced rider, it has tips for everyone to choose the right reins and ensure their longevity.
girths and cinches
Western Horse Girths and Cinches: Parts, Types, Fitting, and Adjusting
Girths and cinches keep the saddle in place during horse rides, making them crucial pieces of equipment for Western riders.
stirrups and stirrup leathers
Mastering the Art of Western Riding: A Guide to Stirrups and Leathers
Let's dive into the fascinating world of horse stirrups and leathers and discover how they can affect your horseback riding
breastplate and martingale
Western Breastplates and Martingales: A Guide to Selection and Use
Breastplates and martingales are essential pieces of equipment in Western riding that help keep your horse safe and comfortable during your rides.
saddle pads and blankets
Saddle Pads And Blankets For Western Riding
Saddle pads and blankets in Western riding have come a long way since their humble beginnings as simple blankets folded and placed under the saddle.
boots and leg wraps
Protecting Your Horse: The Ultimate Guide to Western Horse Boots and Leg Wraps
One of the most essential items in any Western rider's toolkit: horse boots and leg wraps.
care and maintenance horse tack
Caring for Your Horse Tack: Tips for Cleaning, Maintaining, and Storing
Find out how to clean Western horse tack, maintain it, store it, travel with it, and what to do when it's damaged and can't be repaired.
how to tack up
How To Saddle A Horse - Western Riding
By taking these simple steps, you can bond with your horse before hitting the trail and enjoy a successful ride.