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How to Create Your Own Livestock Brand in Colorado

Posted by Lynnsy Diekman - Saddle Up on Feb 2nd 2022

Have you ever wanted your own brand, but you are unsure how to do it? There are quite a few steps, but if you follow all the requirements, you can design your very own! Livestock brands serve a great … read more

Choosing a Saddle Fitter

Posted by Lynnsy Diekman - Saddle Up on Jan 19th 2022

Saddle fitting is a very important piece when it comes to owning horses. However, it can be tricky to determine a good fit if you are unsure on what to look for. This is a situation when you would hir … read more

Cowboy Superstitions - Do you feel lucky?

Posted by Lynnsy Diekman - Saddle Up on Jan 5th 2022

Did you know cowboys have superstitions not only in daily life, but on the rodeo road also? People still swear by some of these and follow them to a T. Your luck can change depending on the color you … read more

Proper Western Saddle Placement

Posted by Lynnsy Diekman - Saddle Up on Dec 22nd 2021

Saddle position is solely determined by the shape of the horse and the saddle tree, not the rigging placement. One of the most common things we see when doing a saddle fitting is horse owners wanting … read more

Choosing the right saddle pad thickness - What is the right combo for your horse?

Posted by Lynnsy Diekman - Saddle Up on Nov 24th 2021

There are so many options in the horse world, it can get quite overwhelming. There are variations within everything, but the same thing doesn't work for every horse. Saddle pads are a great example of … read more

Muscle Atrophy & Saddle Fit - The Proof is in the Pudding

Posted by Lynnsy Diekman - Saddle Up on Nov 10th 2021

For many years, saddle fit has been thought to be a myth and there are still people that feel that way. Our company has been operating for over 10 years and we still see people who had no idea about s … read more