Horse Equipment

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Horse Equipment

Horse Equipment and where to buy it for the Fall and the upcoming 2018 horse season. Awhile back i wrote an article on Horse Tack and some meaning of the terms used when dealing with Horses.




Horse Tack Terms:

  • saddles
  • Stirrups
  • Bridles
  • Halters
  • Bits
  • Reins
  • Breastplates
  • Harnesses
  • Martingales are used to rein a horse.


I wanted to follow up on some of the places i had a chance to visit or come across in my journeys. Finding the right Horse Tack or Horse Equipment can be challenging, but talking with experts will get you the best advise. If you live in Northeast Ohio, the best places to find Tack Pros would be Here: Horse_Equipment. Or you can check out some other Horse lovers links i came across:



Rocky River Stables


Bareback vs. Saddle Riding

For someone new to horseback riding it’s important to know the difference between riding bareback and saddle riding. There has always been this fantasy of riding bareback along the countryside, but what’s the difference? The answer is pure physics. Saddle riding helps with weight distribution. The more surface area under the rider from the saddle, the more evenly distributed the weight will be. During bareback riding your weight resides primary in two places on the horse. Not only is this not as comfortable for the horse, but it’s notably more dangerous for the rider.

If you want to experience saddle riding first hand, check out this place Saddle Ridge Riding Center.  Saddle Ridge Riding Center is a full service equestrian facility, that sits on 28 acres of fields and trails.

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Saddle Bronc Riding

Saddle bronc-ridingrodeo event in which the contestant attempts to ride a bucking horse (bronco) for eight seconds.

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