Understanding The Different Types Of English Saddles

different types of English saddles

You’re about to dive into the world of English saddles. Whether you’re a dressage diva, a jumping enthusiast, or an eventing pro, we’ve got you covered. We’ll break down the key components and different types of these saddles so you can make an informed choice. You’ll understand why there’s no ‘one-size-fits-all’ in saddle selection and … Read more

A Guide To Cinching A Saddle

a saddle with a cinch

In this guide, you’ll learn everything about cinching a saddle, from recognizing the parts that make up an effective western saddle cinch system through selecting and mastering the correct knot for your purpose. By following along our set-up, soon enough you will have all of the expertise necessary to successfully secure a saddle like any … Read more

Choosing the Right Horse Boots Types for Your Horse

different types of horse boots

Just like a well-fitted pair of shoes makes all the difference to us, the right horse boots are crucial for the safety and comfort of our equine companions. Could you imagine running a marathon in ill-fitted shoes? The same applies to our horses. Whether they are show jumpers, race horses, or beloved pets, equipping them … Read more

Why Are Dressage and Jumping Saddle Pads Different Shapes & Have Different Purposes?

diagram of the shape of a dressage and a jumping saddle pad

    Whether you’re soaring over jumps or executing precise dressage movements, the right saddle pad can make a significant difference. Understanding the key aspects and benefits of these specialized pads is essential. In this article, we delve into frequently asked questions surrounding jumping and Dressage pads and explore their different shapes and purposes. Key … Read more

Spring Grass – How It Affects Horses & Ponies

spring grass in a field in the USA

Spring grass is usually a welcome sight, but how does it affect equine nutrition? In this article, we look at how to keep your horse healthy by managing its consumption of fresh spring grass. We discuss the importance of using a grazing muzzle and how to limit access to new-growth pastures. We also answer common … Read more

Risk Factors Causing Laminitis In Horses & Ponies

rotation of horse coffin bone

  Laminitis is a painful and sometimes debilitating condition that affects horses and ponies. Laminitis has many potential causes, but overfeeding is a top risk factor. Fortunately, there are simple steps you can take to help prevent laminitis. This article discusses laminitis causes and preventive measures and answers some frequently asked questions about this condition. … Read more

What Are The Different Types Of Saddle Pads?

a girl fitting a saddle pad

  Saddle pads are an essential part of horse riding, and a wide variety of types are available to suit different types of riders. From shaped and contoured pads to hefty square pads, they vary in design, materials, and purpose. In this article, we explore the different saddle pad types available on the market. Key … Read more