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        11-17-2009, 03:19 PM
      #21
    Banned
    I wanted a new saddle for a new horse so I tried one that really suited me. About a month later I went back and bought 2 more. One for a spare in case my new saddle breaks and another spare in case my spare breaks.
    I had 6 saddles and only one horse but I am down to only 4 saddles now. I buy any used blanket that is about his size and probably have a dozen for him.
    One summer I spent $5500 on 2 saddles, thought they were too nice to use so I let them sit for years. I sold both of them virtually unused.
         
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        11-17-2009, 03:43 PM
      #22
    Green Broke
    Holy smokes!! Tackaholics for sure! I love tack.......love it. Sadly, I can't spend too much and I don't have a ton of room, but I see things all the time I wish I could have.
         
        11-17-2009, 11:04 PM
      #23
    Yearling
    Oh ME ME ME ME ME!!! I am a tackoholic hehe I collect halters not lead ropes dang it! I also hoard blankets I have 6. 2 fit ok one rubs and the others are ripped or two big. I only have one horse. I also hoard grooming stuff I have every product you can think of!
         
        11-19-2009, 10:03 AM
      #24
    Started
    Im addicted to saddles. I thought I was the only one!!! I am trying to sell some stuff if anyone wants anything!!!
         
        11-20-2009, 10:29 PM
      #25
    Weanling
    I hoarde in strange uneven ways. I have 2 ponies, 3 bridles but only one set of reins that I switch back and forth constantly. Looking to buy/receive some reins as well as like 3 more bridles this holiday season. I have 2 saddles, one that fits one pony (but not me so well...) and one that fits the other, but I only have one set of leathers and stirrups that I also switch back and forth. I'm really good at it now, so if anyone ever complains about putting on stirrup leathers I laugh. I'll probably be getting a dressage saddle for one of the ponies (with stirrups and stirrup leathers) and pretty soon I'll have to get another for the other. I have like... 20 pads? And 5 sets of 4 polos and 2 sets of 2. I have 4 pairs of open fronts, and I'm probably going to get another pair, I want T-Boots! I only have like... 4? Bits but I'm starting to collect them and I'm eyeing them online constantly.
         
        11-20-2009, 10:41 PM
      #26
    Green Broke
    Okay well I guess its time for me to join.

    First off, I have ONE horse and possibly one mini to come :)

    1x All Purpose Saddle
    2x Saddle Blankets
    2x Bridles
    1x Boots
    3x Crops
    1x Horse Boots
    1x Tall Boots -- I own them but my parents are not giving them to me for X-mas
    1x Winter Rug
    1x Summer Rug
    1x Hard Body Brush
    1x Soft Body Brush
    1x Hoof Pick
    3x Tail Combs
    1x Tail Brush
    1x Girth Cover
    1x Dressage Whip
    3x Lead Ropes
    2x Halters
    1x Lunge Rope
    1x Lunge Whip
    1x Bit
    2x Helmets

    Plus heaps more!
         
        11-21-2009, 04:17 PM
      #27
    Yearling
    I'm terrible. I always have a new bridle when I walk out of a tack shop. I go to every horse/tack auction I can, and always come back with a car load of stuff... sometimes another horse.
         
        11-21-2009, 05:17 PM
      #28
    Trained
    Hi, my name is Steff....
         
        11-21-2009, 08:26 PM
      #29
    Yearling
    You know what's really hilarious? I have three saddles for one horse, and only one pad and one cinch for all three!!
         
        11-21-2009, 10:32 PM
      #30
    Weanling
    Hi everyone, my name is Connie and I am a Tackaholic. We are now down to 4 saddles (til work picks up and my overtime allows more money), at least 12 headstalls half with silver (love that bling and most are older when the silver was silver, of course breast collars to match the headstalls, you can never have too much bling I say and halters all over the place.

    Just recently I acquired a dark oil saddle, so of course I am now on the hunt for a silver headstall and breastcollar for that. Little harder to find since all the show stuff is pretty much light oil. I am hoping to pick up an older silver embellished saddle next year. Maybe I will show, maybe not.

    I have one english all purpose saddle and am trying very hard not to get all the rest that goes with it.

    And then there are way to many saddle pads, but I just haven't found the right one yet.

    And so far I have 5 horses for 2 people....can anyone tell me where horseaholics anonymous is ???????
         

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