Articles - tack-equipment

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Corks: Get a Grip

Whether you call them caulks, studs or corks, these devices that are driven or screwed into horseshoes can provided traction when the going is slippery or deep....

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Buyers’ Guide – Treadmills, Equine Style

Time-saving fitness tool or therapeutic aid, treadmills in whatever form, are as valuable to horses as they are to humans....

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Are Bits “Bronze Age” Technology?”

For nearly 60 years, Dr. Robert Cook has studied the horse’s mouth, ear, nose and throat - so he knows more than most about the effects of bits....

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If the Boot Fits

When purchasing a new riding boot, fit (really, really) matters. ...

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Choosing the Best Girth

Choosing the best girth for your horse from the variety of options is an important part of saddle fit and your horse’s performance....

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Designing the Perfect Tack Room

Here are some fabulous and functional tack rooms that make tack storage and cleaning a breeze....

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English & Western Saddle Fitting Fundamentals

Learn how to make sure your horse is comfortable with this saddle fitting primer from expert English and western saddle makers....

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Traditional Saddles vs. Treeless Saddles

Discover the pros and cons of riding in traditional saddles with trees compared to today's treeless saddles, according to the experts who design and fit them and the riders who use them....

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Saddle Pad Savvy

Learn how to choose the correct saddle pad for your needs....

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Love Your Leather

Like everything else, tack is getting more expensive every year. You can give it the longest life possible by taking proper care of it....

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