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Mane 'n Tail Spray-Away Horse Wash

Making bathing a breeze: Watch the magic of Mane 'n Tail Spray-Away Horse Wash from Straight Arrow

Mach 4 Rope by Fast Back Ropes

The Mach 4 is a four-strand, 100% Nylon head rope. Used by beginners to experts alike, the Mach 4 is a good all-season rope that works well in the cold. Find out more...

PDS Carl Hester Grande Saddle

Designed to maximize horse and rider performance, the PDS line offers a unique dressage saddle and tack collection developed in conjunction with dressage Olympian Carl...

How-to: Braid a Tail Bun

Learn how to put your horse's tail up in a bun for wintertime.

Jochen Schleese Saddle Fitting Tip - Saddle Fitting and Red Shoes

Watch this hilarious video, starring Jochen Schleese, explaining the importance of purchasing the correct size saddle for You and Your horse. Jochen compares saddle...

The Original Mane 'n Tail Shampoo and the Original Conditioner

The dynamic duo that gets horses' coats, manes, and tails down to the skin clean and conditioned! A well-groomed horse leaves a lasting impression.

Training the Therapy Horse

Not every horse is cut out to be a therapy horse. Charles and SonRise Equestrian Foundation executive director Alana Koski discuss key aspects of training a therapy horse...

Jochen Schleese Saddle Fitting Tip 8 - Saddle Tree Angle

Saddle Tree/Shoulder Angle: The panel tree points should be parallel to the shoulder angle to position saddle properly.

Jochen Schleese Saddle Fitting Tip - Unwanted Behaviors? Check for Saddle Pinching

The trapezius, the rhomboids and the spinales muscles all converge in your horse’s wither area. One could liken the withers area to a distributor cap since it...

Help for Fussy Feet

Learn how to deal with common foot-handling problems in this video from Clinton Anderson.

Jochen Schleese Saddle Fitting Tip 2 - Wither Clearance

Clearance at the withers should be 2-3 fingers for normal withers, mutton withers will have more clearance, and high withers will have less clearance. Clearance should be...

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