Good riding equipment is essential to a life spent in the saddle. Well-made headstalls, bits, reins, saddles, pads, cinches, buckles, stirrups and boots—these items keep you and your horse safe and comfortable. We’ve gathered a collection of tack and equipment to help you make the most of time with your horse.
Understanding the importance of the materials used in the manufacturing of your saddle pad is crucial to finding the best protection for your horse’s back.
Horses are a major investment, and with conscientious care you can maintain your horse’s good health. There are many options to care for your horse’s health, and Western Horseman has gathered a selection to help you get started.
Stomach ulcers in horses have emerged as one of the most under-rated problems in equine health. Recent surveys have shown that between 80-90% of stabled horses have stomach ulcers. …
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Understanding the importance of materials in the mouthpiece of your bits is a huge key to how successful you will be at getting the most out of your horse’s performance. There are many options for bits and not all horses like the same mouthpiece.
If horses are in your blood, wide-open Western spaces make your heart happy and you dream of vacationing in horse country, don’t miss Western Horseman’s collection of travel destinations, events and clinics. To get you started, we have provided an overview of some great getaway options.
Working in the horse industry does not require a college degree to achieve success, but a foundation of solid education can only help your endeavors. Download the Western Horseman educational guide to Classrooms and Colt-Breaking to view the programs with a variety of choices for education, all designed to help students prepare for the future armed with knowledge and experience. .
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Every hand knows that a good day’s work comes from attention to the details. Details of a lifestyle from sun up to sun down shared with a sense of pride and respect for everything living of the land and livestock.
This Christmas, select gifts for that particular someone in your life, whether it’s the cooking guru who keeps your belly full, the handy cowboy who trained your horse or the horse-crazy kid who makes you smile. Download the Western Horseman Christmas Gift Guide for free to view a curated collection of great gift ideas.