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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

Seasonal Vaccines and Deworming

Posted by Lynnsy Johnson - Saddle Up on Jan 2nd 2020

Vaccines and deworming is a super important part in owning horses. It's always a good idea to keep them up to date on everything, but their needs can change depending on certain variations. Weather, l … read more

Keeping Your Senior Horses Happy and Healthy

Posted by Lynnsy Johnson - Saddle Up on Dec 19th 2019

Did you know that 20% of the U.S. horse population is over the age of 20? Just like everything in life, as time goes on, our horses age. With age comes higher risks of colic, cushings, dental issues, … read more

Chaps & Chinks - The Cowboy Way

Posted by Lynnsy Johnson - Saddle Up on Dec 5th 2019

For centuries, chinks and chaps have been an accessory item for cowboys and cowgirls world wide. From ranch work to roughstock events, you see this article of clothing, but why? What are they? What is … read more