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The Safety of Riding with Tapaderos

A few years ago I purchased a used saddle with tapaderos or ‘hooded stirrups’. I had never used stirrups with tapadero coverings and was surprised how comfortable not to mention how stylish they were. The saddle was a little small … Continue reading

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Horses and Motorized Vehicles on PA Roads

Associated Press A couple weeks ago, I rode CJ in the park and circled towards home. The sun, low in the sky cast the setting in muted hues and not a bird or deer could be seen. A tranquil quiet … Continue reading

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The Safe Way to Tie Up a Horse

There comes a time when a horse needs to be tied up, whether to momentarily restrain the horse while saddling up or leaving the horse hitched while pursuing some other activity. It’s good to know a few safety knots commonly … Continue reading

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