Keeping Your Saddle Clean

Written by Cary Schwarz Better horsemanship begins with paying careful attention to details. One of those details that figure into the larger picture is adequate care and maintenance of the one thing you use every time you swing a leg over your horse: your saddle. The quality of care you give your saddle should match […]

One Man’s Opinion About One Man’s Opinion

Written by Chuck Stormes This article originally appeared in Eclectic Horseman Issue No.5 The Vaquero’s horse with characteristic headset rolling the cricket of a silver-mounted bit suggests the essence of California horsemanship. Unlike the Arabic ring bit, which most historians agree was introduced to North Africa and Spain with the spread of Islam in the […]