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.
Feeding your horse is at least a twice-daily endeavor, in most cases sometimes more. So why not make it as easy as possible? Thanks to a few gadgets and tools, you can fulfill almost any need and solve any problem you encounter when getting that green gold to your horse.
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?
National Finals Rodeo barrel racer and futurity trainer Danyelle Campbell explains types of martingales and draw reins, how and when to use them, how to adjust them and safety when using headgear in barrel racing.
Barrel horse trainer Emilie Veillette discusses her “Winner” reverse gag with a twist and chain mouthpiece in her new line of Metalab bits.
Trainer Audra Masterson discusses why she likes the Dave Elliott Spur Up 02 with a floating port and cricket roller for both colts and finished horses.