Articles - tack-equipment

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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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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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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....

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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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How to Shop Smart When Buying Used Saddles

Get expert advice on shopping for used saddles....

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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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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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Noseband Science: How Tight is Too Tight for Your Horse?

Research says it’s time to tighten the rules and loosen the nosebands....

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