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10 Drills/Exercises To Get Your Horse Back In Shape

Posted by Lynnsy Johnson - Saddle Up on Mar 26th 2020

Spring has sprung. Wake up and smell the flowers! The weather is finally starting to warm up and the saddle is calling your name! All of us horse lovers dread winter. Our shows slow down and most of t … read more

Let's Get Down to Bit'ness - Western Bit Styles

Posted by Lynnsy Johnson - Saddle Up on Mar 12th 2020

In the western world, there are endless choices when it comes to selecting a bit. It can be very overwhelming to pick the right one for your horse. There are so many different brands, types, materials … read more

Alfalfa vs. Grass Hay - Which is better for my horse?

Posted by Lynnsy Johnson - Saddle Up on Feb 27th 2020

The one thing every horse owner has in common is the desire to make our horses as happy as we possibly can. Or at least that is my goal in life. I want to do the very best for my horses and make sure … read more

Frenchman's Guy - The Decades Number 1 Leading Barrel Racing Sire

Posted by Lynnsy Johnson - Saddle Up on Feb 13th 2020

Frenchman's Guy is one of the most popular and successful sires of the decade. He has dominated the barrel racing world for years and his off spring are following in his hoof prints. Frenchman's Guy h … read more

To Shoe or Not to Shoe

Posted by Lynnsy Johnson - Saddle Up on Jan 30th 2020

One of the biggest debates within the horse community is whether to shoe your horse or keep them barefoot. There are pro's and con's to both options, but it all comes to down to what is best for your … read more

The Different Types of Western Saddles and their Purpose

Posted by Lynnsy Johnson - Saddle Up on Jan 16th 2020

The horse world is filled with many different types of saddles, disciplines, and riding styles. Each person rides differently and finds certain saddles more comfortable than others. You also have to t … read more