Tack failure is rare, but the consequences can be catastrophic. Protect yourself and your horse by taking a few moments before
every ride to thoroughly inspect the spots subject to the greatest wear and tear. Here's how to identify signs
of impending equipment breakdown.
EQUUS' Tack Safety Check Chart
(The chart is in PDF format. If you have trouble viewing it, download the free Adobe Acrobat Reader program. If you still have trouble opening the PDF file, email your name and fax number to firstname.lastname@example.org.)
This chart originally appeared in the January 2007 issue of EQUUS magazine.