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Fun Ideas & Adventures For Younger Riders

Posted by Lynnsy Johnson - Saddle Up on May 14th 2020

Growing up, I was the horse crazed little girl. My life revolved around horses and I wanted to do anything/everything that had to do with them. As a young kid, my parents involved me in all kinds of h … read more

The 411 On Fly Spray - What You Need To Know To Keep The Pesky Bugs Away

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

Summer is a horse lover's dream, but with the heat, comes the pesky bugs. They seem to be here a little early this year and with the confirmed case of Vesicular Stomatitis (VS) in New Mexico, I think … read more

5 Fun Things To Do With Your Horse While You Are Stuck At Home

Posted by Lynnsy Johnson - Saddle Up on Apr 9th 2020

I think we can all agree that 2020 is nothing that we expected and times are crazy right now. This Pandemic has affected the whole world, including the horse community. There have been rodeo closures, … read more

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