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Fire Safety - Preventative Steps Are Worth It

Posted by Lynnsy Diekman - Saddle Up on Mar 3rd 2021

Barn fires are a horse owner's worst nightmare and unfortunately, they are extremely common. Many barn fires have killed famous race horses and numerous beloved pets. There can be so many flammable ob … read more

The Stirrup - Just As Important As Inventing The Wheel

Posted by Lynnsy Diekman - Saddle Up on Feb 17th 2021

When you climb up into your saddle, your first thought isn't typically, "I wonder how the stirrup was invented?" It is just minimal piece to the thing that brings us the most joy. You saddle up, get o … read more

Aging Your Horse - Who knew teeth would give it away?

Posted by Lynnsy Diekman - Saddle Up on Feb 3rd 2021

Did you know that adult horses have 24 Molar Teeth? Horse Anatomy is so fascinating. Did you also know you can gauge a horse's age by looking at their teeth? It is an older method, but is still used a … read more

Your Perfect Horse - 10 Tips To Help You Choose The Right Horse

Posted by Lynnsy Diekman - Saddle Up on Jan 20th 2021

Purchasing a horse is a huge decision and can be very overwhelming. There are so many factors that go into it and so many things to consider. You want to make sure you do your research and find a hors … read more

All The Facts You Need To Protect Your Noggin' - The Truth About Helmets

Posted by Lynnsy Diekman - Saddle Up on Jan 7th 2021

Safety is huge when it comes to any sport/hobby, but especially when riding a horse. A popular thing among equestrians is a helmet. Helmets are a great way to keep your head protected while riding. It … read more

Seabiscuit - A light at the end of the tunnel

Posted by Lynnsy Diekman - Saddle Up on Dec 17th 2020

1933 was a tough time. The Great Depression was still taking place and things in the world were very dark. People were loosing hope in everything and happiness was a thing of the past. In May 1933, a … read more