Articles - tack-equipment


How Safe is Your Safety Equipment?

For thousands of riders every year, their ride ends up with a trip to the emergency room. We look at helmets, safety vests and stirrups – how they protect, and how effective they are....


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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Custom Chaps

Spiff up your riding wardrobe with a custom pair of chaps. ...


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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Bitless Bridles Reviewed

Is your horse a candidate for a bitless bridle?...


Odd, Unusual and Bizarre Tack and Accessories

Tack and equipment oddities....

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Breastplates & Cruppers: Front to Back Saddle Stabilization

Solve saddle slipping woes with correctly fitted breastplates and cruppers....


Introducing the Double Bridle

Is your horse ready for a double bridle?...

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Tack Theft Prevention

High and low tech ways to keep your tack safe....


Top 9 Saddle Fitting Problems

A trio of Canadian experts divulge their most common saddle fit issues and how to fix them....

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