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Saddle Pads: When and How to Use Them

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Saddle pads can provide solutions to many of the problems your horse can have when it comes to performance, recovery and saddle fit. When are saddle pads a good option? Which one should you choose? How can you maintain it so it stays effective? It’ ...

Inspecting Horse Tack for Safety

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When your horse tack needs replacing, it’s best not to delay. A worn piece of leather or a broken stirrup can cause a whole lot of trouble that you can avoid by regularly inspecting your horse tack, and repairing old gear or buying new gear as need ...

Should You Get a Horse Turnout Blanket?

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A horse turnout blanket is good for horses with specific needs that live in cold or wet climates. As a caring owner, you’re wondering if blanketing is right for your horses, or if they will be fine relying on their natural body heat. When do you re ...

3-Strand or 4-Strand Rope?

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Aficionados agree that three-strand or four-strand ropes both work effectively, but each has its strengths and weaknesses. For a beginner, the choice can be confusing. If both types of rope are popular and both get the job done, which one is the righ ...

Guidelines for Breaking in New Team Ropes

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Breaking in your new team ropes is essential before you head to your next competition. You need to be able to depend on your rope for consistent performance, and one way to ensure that you have a quality rope is to break it in properly. Know What You ...