The Hackamore Tradition: The Number of Plaits
Do you know if hackamore cheeks typically are braided with fewer or more plaits than the nose button? Find out from Al Dunning and Benny Guitron, sources for The Art of Hackamore Training: A Time-Honored Step in the Bridle-Horse Tradition.
5 Horse Trailer Buying Tips
Used trailer sales are booming in tough economic times. Here, top trailer professionals offer 5 tips to maximize your used trailer buying skills.
Rawhide tack is an important part of stock horse heritage, going back to the early vaqueros. Unfortunately, many owners of rawhide reins, hobbles, reatas and other equipment neglect to properly care for their tack, shortening its lifespan as working gear.
Diabetes and depression nearly robbed Bob Moline of his art and saddlemaking careers. But the artist is back in the studio with a new vision and respect for the way of life he portrays.
When it comes to purchasing a custom saddle, itâ€™s important your investment fits your horse. Here, eight of the worldâ€™s top saddlemakers share their insights on the art and science of saddle fit. Continued from the November 2009 issue of Western Horseman.