Just about any seat and cantle will work for most all Western events, but discipline-specific specializations in these saddle parts will help you succeed at the highest levels.
The saddle horn plays a larger role in saddle selection and use than you might realize.
Draw reins—and rein setups that provide similar action—are useful in schooling a horse, as long as he’s familiar with them and you’re educated on how to use them.
Precise application of standing leg wraps ensures the protection of your horse’s soft tissues for healing an injury or sweating inflammation
An integral part of the hackamore, the mecate tie rope served a historic function for vaqueros that lives on today.
Performance horse trainer Steve Metcalf's collection of hackamores, which he uses to train working cow horses and reiners, as well as Western pleasure horses.
Are you using (and pronouncing) this traditional piece of equipment correctly?
Are you using your running martingale correctly? Check your habits against my hints.