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  1. Horse Tack and Equipment
    I was given an English Glove Leather SaddleRight Pad. A trail rider at my barn was going through stuff from when she was a jumper. She made a bag of all of her old stuff for me to dig through. It was mostly old bridles eaten by rats and dusty scrim sheets. After lots of digging, I found the...
  2. Horse Tack Reviews
    Theres this website that is called Bridles & reins and has a lot of tack that you could call "custom" because you can choose the colour, (black, Dark brown, Medium brown, Light brown) size and hard wear (steel, brass) for a pretty decent price. this sounds great and all but the overall quality...
  3. Horse Tack and Equipment
    I am looking to purchase my first saddle, but don't have the money to purchase my "lifetime" saddle. I have been looking at used Ortho-Flex saddles, but I'm a bit nervous for fear that I will accidentally purchase a damaged or dangerous saddle. I am wondering if anyone can recommend a...
  4. Horse Tack and Equipment
    Hello, I'm a French horse rider and have been a vegetarian for several years. I'm deeply invested in protecting the animals and helping advance their cause. I want to create a whole brand of non-leather equipment for horse and horse riders (for vegetarian and non vegetarian)*! The...
  5. Horse Tack and Equipment
    Hi everyone, I was wondering what would happen if I bought biothane tack and tried to paint something on it? I'm worried it might be like trying to paint on plastic, since it's waterproof. I have an online horse store where I paint cool decorations on leather headstalls, bronc nosebands, etc...
  6. Horse Tack and Equipment
    I reentered horse world after a long hiatus this year, and got lease horse a new HDR pro bridle in the color oak bark. I want to keep that light reddish brown color for showing, but still break the leather in. I know neatsfoot oil is prone to darkening leather, so how can I do this? It's not...
  7. Horse Tack and Equipment
    So I have a new to me saddle that I am in the process of cleaning and giving a good conditioning. I have noticed that the stirrup leather are very difficult to pull to adjust. Then when I finally got them pulled most of the way out, I noticed that the unfinished rough out side was kind of...
  8. Horse Tack Reviews
    I absolutely love the look of these boots but obviously performance is more important. I wanted to use for everyday and show for cross country/eventing and show jumping would these be appropriate? They do have buckles and although I love the look of them would they get caught on anything? I...
  9. Horse Tack and Equipment
    I came across these at an estate sale. all I know is that they are vintage and made by crockett. please tell me about how much they are worth and any other information I should know. I tried to list as many detailed photos as I could
  10. Horse Show Clothing
    has anybody had any experience with dying western show saddles, or know a place that one could send a saddle to be dyed?
  11. Horse Tack and Equipment
    Hi everyone, I recently bought a western saddle. It is an almost new Debuer in chestnut colour. I assumed it must have been lying around in the saddlery for pretty long time and has been barely used by the previous owner. I wanted to restore the beautiful colour of the saddle and to make the...
  12. Horse Tack and Equipment
    Hey guys, I was just wondering what you think is better for me. I am an english pleasure rider, I don't need anything fancy, just durable and lasts a while. I am also looking at something more light and easier to clean, I heard synthetic saddles are great for this purpose. And I also need...
  13. Horse Tack and Equipment
    Has anyone ever made a belt headstall? and if so do y'all have any pics? i am wanting to make one just not sure where to buy the leather for it. i want it to be good quality so i will withstand alot of use. :D and has anyone ever painted a tack set? and what kind of paint you used. I have a set...
  14. Tack and Equipment Classifieds
    I am looking for a few items and I am also selling a few items. I am willing to trade the stuff that I have for the stuff that I am looking for. I will post pictures once I have them. :) Selling/Trading Black Horse Sized Halter 2 Royal Blue Horse Sized Halters Sea Foam Green AP Pad Royal Blue...
  15. Horse Tack and Equipment
    I've been wanting to make a Noseband for one of my horses. Instead of spending a ton of money on one, I thought it would be fun to make my own. I have an idea in mind on what I want it to look like but no idea on how to start. Any suggestions help. Thanks in advance.
  16. Horse Talk
    Last week I boxed up a saddle and shipped it out. I sold it for $125, which I thought was mighty reasonable. I pointed out all the defects in the original ad (it's a no-name saddle, so expectations aren't exceedingly high :-)) This evening she messages me and says that the flaps are stiff. Fair...
  17. Western Riding
    So, I have a quarter horse gelding who's almost fully trained in western pleasure and also does a bit of roping, cutting, and barrel racing. I wanted to get a new saddle to have for play days and local shows and I really want to go with a black an white color scheme. I also want to learn roping...
  18. Horse Tack and Equipment
    Hi! I recently bought a new saddle from a girl who hasn't used it in a while. the leather is stiff and dirty, so she gave us a very reasonable price on the saddle. Please don't tell me I shouldn't have bought it hah. But my biggest concern is that the saddle has stood propped up on the horn and...
  19. Horse Tack and Equipment
    I am currently paying off a Marcel Toulouse Genesis Aachen dressage saddle and I think it is covered leather. Do you need to use covered leather stirrup leathers with covered leather saddles to prevent damage or no? Thanks!
  20. CAN Tack
    Right now I am offering original, hand crafter western and equestrian themed custom jewellery. I also have custom stirrup hobbles, bridles and leather halters in the works.
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