Do you find yourself faced with limited space and accessibility issues with your current tack room? Maybe you’re in the process of planning your dream barn and want to make sure that your tack is conveniently positioned to make tacking up and untacking an easy process. Today Jim Johnson, Classic Equine Equipment Sales Representative, discusses two unique options available to tailor your tack storage to your individual needs.
A good design is one that uses materials wisely and space efficiently. If you’re building a barn , take a Goldilocks approach: it shouldn’t be too big or too small. But how do you know what is just right?
Bitless bridles have many advantages, and some horses can go very well in them. However, if you’re thinking about transitioning your horse to a bitless bridle , there are some steps you’ll need to take to keep yourself safe. Before you put a bitless bridle on your horse, work with him to make sure that he understands how to give to pressure
The sitting trot is one of the most difficult gaits to master. If your horse has a big, bouncy stride, it can be even more challenging! Make it your goal to perfect the sitting trot this winter – here are some tips to get you started. Check Your Position Before you trot, check your position in the saddle
Did you know that there is only one truly American draft horse breed? The American Cream Draft has existed for more than a century, and the breed of today still has the striking appearance of the mare from which the breed originated. History The American Cream Draft is descended from a mare named Old Granny who lived in Iowa during the early 20 th century
Gastric ulcers, painful sores which form on the lining of a horse’s stomach, can occur and reoccur many times throughout a horse’s life. Ulcers can make your horse uncomfortable , unhappy, and unwilling to work, and treating ulcers is a long and expensive process
Have you ever heard of the Abaco Barb? Although only recognized relatively recently, the Abaco Barb’s origins reach back to the 1500s and the Spanish explorers.
When you first got your horse, did you climb up into the saddle pretty soon afterwards? Depending on your horse’s age and training, you might have started right up with riding and schooling, getting to know each other.