The Craftsmanship behind Crooked Creek Trail Saddles

The Craftsmanship behind Crooked Creek Trail Saddles

Crooked Creek Trail Saddles Crooked Creek saddles are handmade with the finest materials and workmanship available.  Each saddle has a lifetime guarantee on both the tree and craftsmanship. Most importantly, these trail saddles are built one at a time with close...
Lets Talk Saddle Trees

Lets Talk Saddle Trees

Saddle Trees Most saddles, but not all, are made with the base.  The base of most saddles is a saddle tree.  First, there are a few different types of trees that saddle makers use in their saddles.  In this article, we are going to go over the different kinds of...
Boots that won’t Break the Bank: Save on Budget Friendly Boots

Boots that won’t Break the Bank: Save on Budget Friendly Boots

What are the best budget friendly boots on the market these days? You want a new pair of boots- for heaven sakes you have duck taped the ones you wear everyday, because you just haven’t given up on them. Am I right?  But you just don’t have a ton to spend...
Shop Green: Saving the earth one pair of shoes at a time

Shop Green: Saving the earth one pair of shoes at a time

Are you in the market to Shop Eco Green? I’m not going to lie, I’ve said it before, green is my favorite color!  It is the color of spring and the outdoors, and I love it.  I also love the idea of saving the earth and taking care of our land.  Eco is the...
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. ...
The first steps to finding your favorite bit

The first steps to finding your favorite bit

Finding Your Favorite Bit So your struggling to find your favorite bit?  Maybe you have tried several different kinds? But you still aren’t getting the results you are looking for. According to Al Dunning (horse trainer), in a recent live Facebook video, a great...
Let’s Talk About Flex Tree Saddles

Let’s Talk About Flex Tree Saddles

What is a Flex Tree? A flex tree saddle is built with a tree that typically has a dual-bar system which is intended to provide both stability and flexibility in the saddle. Ideally, then the horse is able to move under the saddle, because it has a flexible tree that...
The people behind the American Made Brand HR Saddles & Tack

The people behind the American Made Brand HR Saddles & Tack

You might have met Hud Roberts of HR Saddlery located in Farmersville, Texas, but more than likely you haven’t heard his company’s American roots story. The Brand The brand has been built upon a made in America standard.  Quality made saddles and tack at a...
Cowboy DIY: How to make a Leather Coaster

Cowboy DIY: How to make a Leather Coaster

Five Steps To Make and Enjoy Your Own Leather Coaster Sometimes we just need to smell the leather and enjoy a little Cowboy DIY. Step 1 Gather your supplies The links below are affiliate links for your convenience (which means if you make a purchase after clicking a...
How To Get Your Green On-Western Style

How To Get Your Green On-Western Style

Spring is here and the plants are budding.  Specks of green are shooting up all around us.  Green is decorating our trees, yards and hillsides. Fresh beginnings fill the air. St. Patrick’s day is almost here, too!  Green clovers, leprechaun suits, food coloring,...
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