Horse Tack and Equipment

Various equine activities require different kinds of tack to properly equip your American Quarter Horse for success. Use these resources to explore the tools available to you and your horse, and learn how to make the best tack choices.

September 21, 2020 | Showing , English
Three world champion trainers discuss types of English bits and their preferred uses.
July 01, 2017 | Showing , Get Started with Horses
Horseback riding tip: Your stirrups aren't a foot rest.
September 13, 2020 | Trail Riding , Trail riding
Whether you ride English or western, learn how to hold reins for western or English style, how to shorten and bridge, plus the ideal rein length.
August 25, 2020 | News and Publications , Making your own tack
Whether you have a ripped hay bag or a damaged water bucket, duct tape can repair your problems in a pinch. Here's how to use duct tape in a horse barn.
April 08, 2019 | News and Publications , Ranching
Experts share the differences between these two popular types of cowboy leggings.

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