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A selection of articles about Western-style time equipment

4 Red Flags 🚩 of Buying a Used Saddle Online

Saddles can be expensive investments, particularly good-quality saddles. However, a brand new saddle is a luxury few riders really need to splurge on. At any given time, there are tons of high-quality used horse saddles for sale in excellent condition. Used saddles can be purchased for a much lower price than new saddles – plus, …

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How to Sell a Used Horse Saddle: 5 Methods

For horse owners, shuffling around old saddles and unused equipment is a fact of life. Even though horse saddles are one of the most expensive pieces of equestrian equipment, it’s not uncommon for riders to own a few. Riders often change saddles due to issues fitting their horse or after realizing that their saddle sores …

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7 Ways to Carry a Phone While Horseback Riding

Keeping your phone handy while riding is a challenge for many riders. While equestrians have been effective problem-solvers for generations, the cell phone – especially the size of modern cell phones- presents a unique challenge. In this article, we’ll talk about a few of the popular ways that people carry their phone while horseback riding. …

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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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