In the May 2005 issue of Western Horseman, expert packers offered their personal preferences on packing gear. Here are some sources to research and buy the high-quality pack gear recommended in the article.
Never use anything on silver other than bona fide silver cleaners. "You wouldn't use silver cleaner on your car's engine, would you?" says Dale. "So don't use anything other than silver cleaner to shine your silver."
Yard sales, bake sales and raffles. Is your riding club tired of hosting the same old boring fundraisers? Add some spice to your money-making programs by putting on a stick-horse rodeo or playday. These easy-to-do events can change a ho-hum fundraiser into the hottest event in town, and can be geared toward any age group from toddlers to adults.