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post #1 of 4 Old 12-19-2013, 12:40 AM Thread Starter
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Smile Got a few questions

1. should I buy the horse first or the tack? ( have ridden a few but haven't decided on a specific one yet)
2. any one know a good online place to buy tack?

I'm looking for both western and huntseat stuff
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post #2 of 4 Old 12-19-2013, 12:41 AM
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Horse first, especially as far as saddle fitting is concerned. And if I buy anything online as far as tack I buy from SmartPak Equine

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post #3 of 4 Old 12-19-2013, 12:53 AM
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Horse first, cause the saddle has to fit the horse. And I get tack from horse.com, statelinetack.com and chickssadderly.com. I wouldn't buy a saddle online without a trial period, cause you never know if it will fit
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post #4 of 4 Old 12-19-2013, 04:44 AM
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Horse first, cause the saddle has to fit the horse. And I get tack from horse.com, statelinetack.com and chickssadderly.com. I wouldn't buy a saddle online without a trial period, cause you never know if it will fit
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Ditto on that but want to add: You might get away with prepurchasing a bridle but if you buy a bridle designed for a full horse and end up buying a cob size animal then the full size will be to big and so forth and so on. Your better off getting the animals first then the tack.

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