What sets Western Dove apart from traditional tack is the artistic element. Every set has a unique design of stones and beads creating wearable art. It’s a proprietary concept that originated back in 2008 when Western Dove was started, and the ideas and techniques have been conceptualized and developed by owner and artist Katie Weaver ever since.
As horse owners, we have a big responsibility when it comes to taking care of our horses. The equipment that we choose to use when riding can have a significant impact on the safety, comfort, and well-being of our horses. Whether you realize it or not, your saddle pad is one of the most important pieces of tack so you should use great care and consider a lot of options when picking your new pad.
You’re heading to a barrel race for an extended weekend, and your packing list is long—including anything you might need to help yourself sleep soundly while away from home. But what about your horse and his sleep? He needs rest to perform his best and be able to cope with the added stress of a hectic atmosphere. Are you armed with a solution when the bright lights of the stall barns are on all night long?
A good ride starts with the proper saddle fit, and the way your saddle pad fits can make or break the way a saddle fits your horse.
Brazilian saddlemaker Marcio “Master” Martins Cardoso de Lima has revolutionized lightweight barrel saddles. Here’s how he developed his iconic custom saddle brand.
When it comes to the design of a saddle pad, you want something functional that is also going to keep you and your horse riding at your best. With many saddle pads on the market, close contact saddle pads have made a major impact on the equine industry. Why is that?
Trainer DaCota Monk discusses the L&W Mikey three-piece lifter he used on two-time futurity and slot race champion Famous Lemon Drop and how he transitioned into that bridle.
Sponsored by Professional’s Choice When improving upon products or creating something new, Professional’s Choice has always followed the adage set forth by the founder Dal Scott—the more comfortable…
Choosing a new cinch can be a daunting task. With so many shapes, styles, and features on the market how do you know what to choose? The Synergy AirFlex Cinch has many benefits for horses, from competition to trail riding.