Blog

Gypsy Vanners - The Breed That Gleams In The Sun

Posted by Lynnsy Johnson - Saddle Up on Sep 26th 2019

There's an old Gypsy saying that goes, "Gypsy gold does not chink and glitter. It gleams in the sun and neighs in the dark." This quote is very fitting for Gypsy Vanner Horses. This breed has a magica … read more

Poisonous Plants for Horses - What to Watch for to Keep Your Horse Safe

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

We all know how much horses love to graze, it's simply in their nature. However, if your four legged friend gets a hold of the wrong thing, it could harm or potentially kill them. There are hundreds o … read more

Breakaway Roping - Taking The Rodeo World By Storm

Posted by Lynnsy Johnson - Saddle Up on Sep 12th 2019

We are no strangers to the sport of roping, but there's a certain style that is quickly becoming a phenomenon in the western word. Breakaway Roping has been around for a long time, but in the past few … read more

The Importance of Saddle Fit

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

The theories behind saddle fit are based off of the “Old Cowboy Way”. The“Old Cowboy Way” consists of putting any pad or saddle on a horse and riding off.Back in the old west days this worked, however … read more

Two Eyed Jack - One of the greatest stallions in Quarter Horse history

Posted by Lynnsy Johnson - Saddle Up on Aug 29th 2019

In the year 1961, the United States launched it’s first man, Alan Shepard, into space. However, this pivotal moment was not the only significant event to take place in the United States in the year 19 … read more

Horseback Archery-Follow Your Arrow Wherever It Points

Posted by Lynnsy Johnson - Saddle Up on Aug 22nd 2019

It's incredible how many sports the equestrian world has. There is something for everyone and it really gives versatility for people to live out their passion. Rodeo, jumping, sorting, and reining are … read more