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Tack and Equipment - Western

A selection of articles about Western-style time equipment

Differences Between English & Western Horseback Riding

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: Longhorn-Simco Vintage Western Saddle

THIS SADDLE HAS BEEN STOLEN! On Thursday, July 17 2008 this saddle was stolen, along with a bumper pull 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 …

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War Bridles | How to use a Native American Bridle with Your Horse

  A war bridle is a unique and very unusual 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 …

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