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Jochen Schleese Saddle Fitting Tip - Are you a Woman Riding in a Saddle Made for a Man?

Many challenges are faced by female riders sitting in saddles that are essentially 'gender inappropriate'. Why are you experiencing those bouts of discomfort -- back...

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...

West Nile Innovator from Zoetis

Protect your horse from West Nile this summer with West Nile Innovator

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

Reducing Stress and Desensitizing a Horse

Learn how to build horses' confidence and alleviate stress and fear in their lives.

Weaver Leather Introduces New AirFlex Technology

Weaver Leather has just introduced its new AirFlex technology into a brand new cinch. This patented design features a unique state-of-the-art air-flow channel that...

Fitting the Micklem Competition Bridle

Emily from SmartPak talks about how to fit the Micklem Competition Bridle and why she thinks it is so smart.

Jochen Schleese Saddle Fitting Tip - Reading the Sweat Pattern and Dry Spots

Sweat marks occur in areas where there is friction and air circulation. Why do we see a sweat pattern where the saddle sits? The horse’s back actually has only a...

Jochen Schleese Saddle Fitting Tip 6 - Saddle Length

A horse's shoulder and loin area should never carry any weight of a rider. Rider weight should be carried on the saddle support area only and never extending past the...

Jochen Schleese Saddle Fitting Tip - How does Muscular Development Affect the Fit of the Saddle AND your Horse’s Behavior?

Have you ever considered whether the increase or decrease of your horse's muscular development could have on the fit of your saddle or the behaviour of your horse? Check...

Mane 'n Tail ProTect Product Line

The Mane 'n Tail ProTect product line is a line of Anti-Microbial medicated products that are Veterinary Strength.

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