Articles - tack-equipment

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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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Training Tools from the Fringe

Innovative inventions for specific situations - and their many and varied claims....

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Saddle Fitting and Performance

In a recent study of 1,326 horses in the UK, 91% of owners reported that their mounts exhibited some sort of regular behaviour problem under saddle. ...

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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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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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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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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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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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Bridle Fitting Basics

Bridle basics for proper fit and function....

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Breastplates & Cruppers: Front to Back Saddle Stabilization

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

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