How is a western saddle made?

Tonight I wanted to see how a western saddle is made. The western saddle is quite different to the English one, as it is custom-made, with a horn at the front for the ropes and several layers of leather, to

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How is an English saddle made?

So, when you start your riding journey, you learn what a saddle is, how it’s fitted, what kind of saddle it for what kind of sports etc. But when do you learn how a saddle is made? I remember my

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The equestrian grooming tools and how to use them

I opened the BHS complete Training Manual for Stage 1 stored on my Kindle to learn about the instruments that are necessary to groom a horse. So, it’s called “gooming kit” and it includes the following: All grooming instruments must

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Equine elegance: challenging the established dressage outfit

A recently published article on the website of Horse and Hound made me reflect about the clothing riders wear at dressage shows. So, as far as I understand, there are specific clothes and colours that you have to wear when

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The story of this girl will make you take your safety more seriously

I have spoken about helmets before, I am aware of that and I’m going to do it again probably.  But today I want to show you a video I found on YouTube, made by a girl who is alive thanks

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Helmet, oh, my savior

  I had planned to post a much happier blog today; a description of a day with my university’s riding club at the equestrian club. It would be very nice, really. But, as I wrote about equipment yesterday, I thought

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