Articles - tack-equipment

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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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Fit to Ride

Check your saddle's fit regularly for your horse's comfort and performance with these 7 simple steps....

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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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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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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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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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Saddle Pad Savvy

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

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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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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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