Ill-fitting tack is often blamed for girthiness but resistant behavior was linked to that cause in only a small number of the study horses.
Wondering about fit, materials, construction or other horse blanket features? Here are some commonsense answers to all your blanketing questions.
Communicate more easily with comfortable pressure.
In freezing-cold weather, you'll need to bundle up when you go out to the barn. Here are some things to consider when selecting your winter wardrobe.
Sweat patterns can indicate poor saddle fit long before rubs or soreness occurs.
Whether you prefer English, Western, Australian or endurance styles, you’ll find an array of saddles engineered to keep you and your horse comfortable over miles on the trails.
Try these tricks to take control of a messy tack room.
In freezing temperatures, you'll need to bundle up when you go out to the barn. Here are some things to consider when selecting your winter wardrobe.
Tack sales are great for clearing clutter and making a few bucks. Here are some tips for a successful day of selling.
Store blankets properly so they"ll be in good shape the next time you need them.
Horses do not hold their breath to avoid girth tightening, but it is still important to take steps to ensure your tack is secure.
A horse who "sinks" or acts out when mounted may be experiencing back pain. Here's how to begin investigating what the trouble might be.
Saddle and bridle fit are important, but don't forget to check that your horse's bit fits him, too.
How to double check the fit and adjustment of your horse's bridle.
A saddle that is too small or too big for a horse can leave behind tell-tale signs of ill-fit. Here's how to "read" what you see on your horse's back concerning saddle fit.
With a thorough inspection in early fall, you can make sure your horse blankets are ready for the cold weather to come.
Advice from the experts on the items to carry and how to use them to keep broken tack from ruining your trail rides.
Follow these simple tack cleaning tips to keep your tack in top form.
Accidents will happen but today's riders can protect themselves against injury as never before with new safety equipment.