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True Fit- Proper Fit of Tack, Part 2.

The first part: True Fit- Proper Fit of Tack, Part 1.

Saddles (english)
  • 4 fingers width of clearance at the withers.
  • Rock the saddle back and forth- if it rocks a lot=pressure point!
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Horses

A Challenging Horse and a Never Quit Attitude

Pamela Karner is an endurance rider and an equine veterinarian. She has had quite an eventful time with her endurance gelding, Castlebar Link, or Link for short. 318 more words

Riding Tips

Is a Treeless Saddle Right for You?

There are so many saddles in this world, where does one begin? Saddle trees were traditionally made of wood, which is why it’s called a tree. 772 more words

Product Information

Secret Language of Sweat Marks - Continued

By Wiola Grabowska

Five years ago I wrote this post – Secret Language of Sweat Marks – after teaching a lovely young rider who was sure her loaned horse’s saddle wasn’t fitting him very well but wasn’t sure what to look for.

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Horse Training

One Size Fits...None.

I may be jinxing myself by saying this out loud, but I have made several high-priced used tack purchases on Ebay and I have yet to be truly burned. 1,113 more words

notorious ottb makes his triumphant return to intro-level eventing!!!

A couple of weeks (March 23rd! ugh! so long ago!) before the #toitnups I got to take Murray to Fresno to school XC, which was a good way to knock a couple of goals off my list and have some maaaaajor flashbacks to four-year-old Murray. 1,023 more words

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Skill Building

So I’m back and writing with a much clearer head this time around. I don’t have a TON to update with, but still have some things to talk about!  2,127 more words

Horses