Tack and Equipment – Western

english and western riding defined, plus global riding styles

English vs Western Horseback Riding: Similarities, Differences, and Alternatives

One of the most common questions new riders ask about horseback riding is about the difference between English and Western riding. Most of the images of horses we have been shown in the Western Hemisphere in the past few centuries has reduced the many styles of riding down to these two: English riding (represented today …

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STOLEN: Floral Longhorn-Simco Vintage Western Saddle – STOLEN

THIS SADDLE HAS BEEN STOLEN! On Thursday, July 17 2008 this saddle was stolen, along with a bumperpull horse trailer, from a parking lot of the Kentucky Horse Park. This saddle had immense sentimental value and, since the years that have passed when it was stolen have failed to turn up a similar saddle made …

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The War Bridle- How to use a Native American Bitless Bridle with Your Horse

A war bridle is a unique, and very rare, piece of horse tack. There are several variants of a war bridle, but the most common is comprised of a loop of rope that encircles the horse’s lower jaw. The loop of rope passes through the horse’s mouth and rests in the same area that a …

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