BUILDING CONFIDENCE AFTER A HORSE RIDING ACCIDENT

"When I was recovering from my horse riding accident in 2006, I was reluctant to tell people how I was feeling for fear of judgement and embarrassment, yet, when I opened up about my situation to the people I trusted, I made rapid progress." Helen O'Hanlon - Guest Blogger.

HOW TO USE A BACK CINCH ON A WESTERN SADDLE.

We recommend using a Back Cinch on all our western saddles for some very good reasons. One is Safety. The other is stability. But, how you use your back cinch on your western saddle can affect both of these things in a good or bad way...

HOW TWO SADDLE SIZES CAN FIT ALL HORSES…

It is expensive to have a saddle for every horse! What if you could have just one, possibly 2 saddles to fit each and every horse you will ever own?

STARTING HORSES WITH THE RIGHT SADDLE…

Making decisions for developing a young horse's riding career is never easy. Choices have consequences! Make the right ones...

3 FACTORS INFLUENCING YOUR HORSE’S PERFORMANCE

No matter where you are on your riding journey, beginner through expert, there are 3 key factors influencing your horse’s performance. 1. The Horse. 2. Saddle & Pad. 3. The Rider. These 3 things have a critical relationship. While each one is extremely important independently, when combined, they are essential to your horse’s soundness, happiness, and progress.

5 EASY WAYS TO BED IN YOUR NEW ENGLISH SADDLE

New saddles are beautiful to the eye, but sometimes they can require a little 'bedding in' or 'breaking in' before they become like that old comfortable pair of socks. Be sure to follow our easy steps below to ensure you start your partnership off the right way.

3 STEPS TO TEST RIDE SUCCESS

After riding a saddle a few times, it should become clear if it is suitable for you and your horse, or not! Here are 3 tips for making sure you know what to look for!

LIVI AND THE GLENN SECRET PRO DRESSAGE…

Dressage riders have very demanding needs which Livi has found the Glenn Secret Pro Dressage by Natural Horseman Saddles delivers on.

CONFORMATION vs POSTURE IN HORSES & HUMANS…

Find out the difference between Equine Conformation vs Posture. Which one can be improved/changed? How do we improve the performance/comfort of the horse with certain challenges? Find out in the first of our Conformation vs Posture series...

BEFORE & AFTER – SADDLE MAKEOVERS

Our Before and After footage is most often taken on the SAME DAY with the SAME HORSE and the SAME RIDER. Yes. The changes we show are practically INSTANTANEOUS - which is even more powerful.