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.

August 13, 2020 | Trail Riding , Ranching
Learn how to fit a snaffle bit properly and adjust a headstall for a western curb bit, creating a well-fitting bridle.
May 13, 2020 | News and Publications , Get Started with Horses
Step-by-step instructions for saddling your western horse correctly.
August 11, 2013 | Showing , Western Dressage
Take your time when horse training to build collection.
May 14, 2020 | News and Publications , Ranch Trail
Follow these five simple steps to create your own trail bridge obstacle.
May 26, 2020 | News and Publications , Timed / Speed events
Considering the influence of racehorse blood, is there a need for an architectural adjustment in barrel saddle trees? A saddlemaker, breeder and veterinarian weigh in.

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