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A surprising clue to saddle fit

Sweat patterns can indicate poor saddle fit long before rubs or soreness occurs.

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A Buyer's Guide To Trail Saddles

Whether you prefer English, Western, Australian or endurance styles, you’ll find an array of saddles engineered to keep you and your horse comfortable over miles on the trails.

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Products That Help You Stick to Your Tack

They may even improve your stability in the saddle.

A bridle should look appropriate for the horse.

Bridle Comfort Starts At The Crown

And it can make a difference to your horse.


Here’s How To Choose The Right Body Protector For You

The most vital factors are: How it fits and the type of riding you do.

Riding is an athletic activity, and our attire should reflect that.

We Find "Cool" Riding Shirts

These tops enhance performance and comfort, offering ventilation.

Cashel's Soft Saddle G2 offers a comfortable secure ride.

Soft Saddle G2 Has Its Place in the Tack Room

It offers light weight, easy care and a low price.

The Toulouse Aachen saddle is well balanced.

Genesis System Nice Fit for Aachen Saddle

This adjustable tree is a snap to use.

Keep your tack in a light, airy tack room.

Moldy Leather

Choose a leather-care product that inhibits mold.

Koper’s Dots make rein stops an easy-on, easy-off piece of tack.

Dots of Inexpensive Bling

Koper’s Dots are simple, fun and ingenious.


Horse Journal OnCall - Can I Show Bareback?

Our reader wants to know if show rules permit riding without a saddle.

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Winter Turnouts: Year 2

An update on our September 2012 report.

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Warm Choices for Winter Apparel

In freezing-cold weather, you'll need to bundle up when you go out to the barn. Here are some things to consider when selecting your winter wardrobe.

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Make Sure Your Horse's Bit Fits

Saddle and bridle fit are important, but don't forget to check that your horse's bit fits him, too.

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Your blanketing questions answered

Wondering about fit, materials, construction or other horse blanket features? Here are some commonsense answers to all your blanketing questions.