Leather is like your skin. You need to clean it regularly, and give it the right kind of moisture or it will be come dry, brittle, and crack.
Now that the calendar says its spring out its time to start thinking and daydreaming about all those great trail rides your going to go on.
Shopping for saddles is hard enough with out having to deal with size. When it comes down to it the Australian Stock saddle has a size system that in far different than that of western or English saddles.
The look is iconic, traditional, and something we instantly associate with a certain type or kind of person. They come in many colors, and server a huge range of purposes. They are Oilskin coats. From humble if yet unknown origins, they are a go to staple during bad, harsh or wet weather across the world.
Roping is one of those sports that has been around forever. Since men worked cattle and kept them for food and what not there have bee ropers and roping. It begin in Spain, Mexico and later the U.S.
The recent news is alarming, outbreaks of Equine Herpesvirus, aka. EHV-1 have been reported across the Untied States. Florida and Utah are the sitea of multiple horses contracting this scary disease. EHV-1 is transmitted through nasal secretions and can cause abortion in mares, still births and the neurologic form of the disease, equine herpesvirus myeloencephalopathy or EHM. EHM can be fatal.
Its that time of year again! You can tell it really is spring because you walked out side, petted your horse and came up with a handful of winter fluff! Most of the time after grooming during shedding season you end up covered from head to toe in hair, shedding is unavoidable, but we have some tips to make your spring go by just a bit more smoothly.
If saddle size is important for adults it is doubly important for kids. When children are riding they are often still learning and developing skills needed to effectively ride and control a horse. Having a proper fitting saddle will aid the rider in maintaining the proper position and add to the riders security.
An increasingly popular bred the American Saddlebred has a show style that is all its own.