How to Budget for a Horse

How to Budget for a Horse

Do you need to know how to do a horse budget? Here are some things to consider!  I’m sure you already know that horses can be an expensive hobby, but how expensive are horses really?  Can I fit a horse into my budget?  How do I make a horse budget?  Well, we are...
Let’s talk about your Cinch

Let’s talk about your Cinch

Let’s talk about your Cinch A common question I get in the saddle shop is “what kind of girth or cinch works best?”.  Well, there are many different types of cinches out there, so for this discussion we will discuss the three main categories. ...
Straight from the Horses Mouth…or Horses Teeth

Straight from the Horses Mouth…or Horses Teeth

Is your horse talking to you? A common problem that people have when they come into the shop is Bits.  They are looking to purchase a new bit, because their horse slings their head or fights getting bridled.  The first question I have is have you had their horses...
How to help heal your horse with Essential Oils

How to help heal your horse with Essential Oils

Essential Oils Do you love essential oils? Maybe you have never used them?  Are you thinking that an oil couldn’t possibly fix my horse?  Well, I have experienced otherwise. The links below are affiliate links for your convenience (which means if you make a...
Does My Saddle Fit My Horse?  4 Basic Steps

Does My Saddle Fit My Horse? 4 Basic Steps

Saddle Fit: Keep It Simple People travel all over the country to bring their horses to our shop to have them properly fitted to a saddle.  So what is the secret to saddle fit?  Here is the simple method we use when fitting a saddle to a horse.  Maybe it will work for...
Don’t Be Fooled: Not All Hay Is For Horses

Don’t Be Fooled: Not All Hay Is For Horses

Maybe once a year its okay to be fooled, but that is only on April 1st. Hay, however, is one area we don’t want to mess around with, especially when it comes to our horses. Do you know the ins and outs of buying or growing the right hay for your equine family?...
Can you teach your horse to ride with hay string and bubble gum?

Can you teach your horse to ride with hay string and bubble gum?

How Often Do You Ride? Almost daily I have someone come into my shop looking for that special saddle, bit, pad or perfect combination of tack to make their horse ride better.  But what about the relationship between the horse and rider? I usually start off with the...
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