Many people find the blood knot equally frustrating and functional.
All leather equipment can benefit from regular care. To help increase the longevity of your gear, Western Horseman asked leather craftsman Ty Skiver of Fallon, Nevada, for tips on leather care.
Choosing a new cinch can be a daunting task. With so many shapes, styles, and features on the market how do you know what to choose? The Synergy® AirFlex® Cinch has many benefits for horses, from competition to trail riding.
With the recent influx of bamboo products into the equine industry, including Weaver Leather’s EcoLuxe™ Bamboo Gear, it’s brought to life an important question: Is bamboo tack everything it claims to be?
Team Weaver’s Lisa Gentile explains how to fit and use a pulling breast collar. Follow along in the video as Lisa explains how to attach the uptugs to the pommel of the saddle, placement of the main breast collar piece, and proper adjustment of the girth connector strap.
Most every horse person knows that a poor fitting saddle can cause pressure points, but a less commonly known fact is that your saddle pad, if made from synthetic materials, can trap heat against your horse causing sores and swelling.
Horses are powerful animals, and we saddle them up to train and compete on daily. It sometimes is easy to forget, but it is very important to keep ourselves and our mounts safe by making it a habit to double check equipment and tack before each and every ride.
Your horse puts in a lot of work. Sometimes all day long. You know this. Whether you’re out gathering cattle, throwing loops, or on a long trail ride, your hard-working horse deserves a pad with its needs in mind.
Good quality tack and equipment benefits both horse and rider. From keeping you safe and comfortable to enhancing training…