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Things to Keep in Mind When Purchasing a Saddle

Whether you are an experienced horse rider or a beginner there are certain things you should keep in mind when purchasing a saddle to make sure you get exactly what you (and your horse) need. When it comes to horse supplies, the saddle is the basis of what you will need to ride a horse successfully.

Choosing the Right Halter for Your Horse

Equestrian equipment includes everything you will need to comfortably ride while not burdening the horse. Horse halters and head collars are essential headgear items used in horse riding. It is essential to be sure your halter is fit properly so it can be fully functional for both horse and rider.

Signs That Your Dog is Stressed and How You Can Help

Anxious pups are easy to spot if you know what to look for. There are many signs of stress that dogs express, as well as plenty of ways you can help calm your canine companion with the help of common dog products and dog accessories. If you see any of these signs of stress in your pooch be sure to start regularly taking steps to ease their anxiety.

Why Gloves are Essential Horse Riding Gear

It is crucial while horse riding that the rider wears protective gear, with the most important item being the riding cap which acts as a helmet. You may think that in warm weather riding gloves are not required as part of your horse riding clothes, but you’d be wrong. They are essential to the quality of your ride and keeping you safe while on the horse through all seasons.

The Evolution of Equestrian Equipment: The History of Horse Saddles

Before saddles, early horseman would ride bareback, whether it was for travel or even riding into battle. Horses were a crucial part of life, so although people rode bareback for centuries the invention of the saddle can be traced back as far as 365 AD.