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Baby, It's Cold Outside - Let's Discuss The Best Colic Preventions

Posted by Lynnsy Johnson - Saddle Up on Nov 21st 2019

Hey cowboys and cowgirls! It is that time of year and here in Colorado, winter is hitting us hard already. Did you know that weather change is one of the number one culprits to causing colic? When tha … read more

Top 8 Places To Hit The Trails In Colorado

Posted by Lynnsy Johnson - Saddle Up on Nov 7th 2019

Happy Thursday everyone! This blog is for all of our trail riding fans out there! These are the top 8 recommended places in Colorado to go trail riding. Remember to always check the rules/regulations … read more

Is Your Cinch The Right Length?

Posted by Lynnsy Johnson - Saddle Up on Oct 24th 2019

Ever since I can remember, cinch length was based off of how big your horse was. If someone said they had a 16 hand Quarter Horse, right off the bat people would suggest a 32" cinch or even longer jus … read more

What ingredients are in your horse's grain? - Learn what they mean to help make the best feeding choices for your horse

Posted by Lynnsy Johnson - Saddle Up on Oct 17th 2019

When grocery shopping, we always check the food labels to see what we are buying. We care about the ingredients that go into our body and we want to do the best for ourselves. Well have you checked wh … read more

Horse Body Scoring - Keeping Your Horse Happy and Healthy

Posted by Lynnsy Johnson - Saddle Up on Oct 11th 2019

The body scoring system was created in the 1980's at Texas A&M University. It was designed to track a horse's body weight and make sure it was getting the right amount of food. It also allows us to ta … read more

Side Saddles - Giving Women The Freedom To Ride

Posted by Lynnsy Johnson - Saddle Up on Oct 3rd 2019

In the Medieval times, the thought of a woman riding a horse was considered extremely vulgar. Not only was it frowned upon, it was also very difficult for a woman to try to ride with the long skirts a … read more