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Understanding Dressage Saddle Fit: Asymmetry

The horse’s asymmetry must be part of the equation.

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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.

Sergio Grasso Bergamo Field Boot | Photo courtesy of Dover Saddlery

Ireland Inspires Tweed Country Collection

Have a question about equestrian fashion? The experts at Dover Saddlery and Smith Brothers can help.

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Seven Saddle-Fit Points that Every Rider Should Know

Master Saddle Deborah Witty explains seven saddle-fit points so you can become an informed consumer.

Photo Gallery: 2008 English Equestrian Fashion

Seen and noted at the Hong Kong Olympics and recent hunter/jumper events, these riders exhibit 'best in show' looks in our photo gallery.

| Illustration by Sandy Rabinowitz

History of Bits, Evolution of the Double Bridle

The history behind the upper-level dressage bit configuration. By Gerhard Politz for Dressage Today magazine.

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EquiSearch's Ask the Vet: Saddle Seat Size

Find out how to measure a saddle's seat size and find the perfect fit in this edition of Ask the Vet by Dr. Joyce Harman on EquiSearch.com.

Cavallo washable dressage coat | Photo courtesy of Dover Saddlery

Fashion Forum Questions and Answers

Have a question about equestrian fashion? The experts at Dover Saddlery and Smith Brothers can help.

Beth Cross | Photo courtesy of Ariat International

Equine by Design: Top Equestrian Designers

The stories behind some of equestrian fashion's top 'designing women.'

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Tack Safety Check Chart

Before you ride, use our chart to evaluate the condition of your equipment to reduce the risk of breakage and malfunction.

The halter is probably the most frequently used piece of equipment in your barn. | Photo by Hunter Messineo

Heads Up on Horse Halters

Time for a little consumer consciousness about halters, the most commonplace piece of horse-control equipment. By Joanne Meszoly for EQUUS magazine.

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English Horse Bridle Choices: Make it Simple

Just for fun, next time you're in a horse tack store, take a look at all the different kinds of horse bridles and horse bits that are available. You can buy curb horse bits, walking horse bits, gag horse bits, snaffle horse bits, hackamores, sidepulls, kimberwickes, pelhams, the list goes on. The common denominator among all this horse headgear is that bits and bridles of all types allow us to influence our horses by applying pressure to sensitive areas of their heads and faces and then releasin

Taylor Thompson aboard Hells Bells | Photo courtesy of Taylor Thompson

EquiSearch's Ask the Vet: Low Back Saddle Fit

Dr. Joyce Harman lends her saddle-fitting expertise to a saddle seat rider's very sore Arabian in this edition of EquiSearch.com's Ask the Vet.