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~ Friends are the sunshine of life, even to horses ~

Posted by Lynnsy Diekman - Saddle Up on May 5th 2021

Horses are a well known herd animal and they are most happy surrounded by their own kind. While this is a true fact, there are many situations in which a horse is by itself. A huge factor is some owne … read more

Peppy San Badger - A Gift Within The Equine Industry

Posted by Lynnsy Diekman - Saddle Up on Mar 31st 2021

Peppy San Badger was a cutting horse legend. He had so much talent and has often been described as a gift to the equine world. He was unlike any horse out there and there may never be a horse that cou … read more

Bedding for your horse? Don't worry it is easier than mattress shopping!

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

Does your horse prefer memory foam or traditionally springs? Just kidding! Today we are going to take a look at actual horse bedding and how to decide which suites your horse best. There are so many b … read more

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