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Setting Up Your Own Tack Shop

Setting Up Your Own Tack Shop

Looking for another profit center? How about a tack shop at your farm? more »

Jan 17, 2017 by in Grooming/Tack

Keeping Up Appearances

Keeping Up Appearances

Winter grooming can be a difficult and messy chore. Here are some tips from a professional. more »

Dec 13, 2016 by in Grooming/Tack

Beware of Equipment Failure

Beware of Equipment Failure

It doesn’t matter if you are riding a 20-year-old trail horse or leading a Thoroughbred sale yearling, if your equipment isn’t in good shape, then you are positioning yourself—and your horse—for disaster! more »

Dec 12, 2016 by in Grooming/Tack

The Blanket Dilemma

The Blanket Dilemma

With storage already at a premium at most barns, how do you make room for all of those blankets, sheets and coolers? more »

Nov 16, 2016 by in Grooming/Tack

Clipping Minis

Clipping Minis

Brooke Sheridan, "The Clipper Girl," a professional mini clipper and spokesperson for the Andis Company said, "Use a smaller but heavy duty pair of hand-held body clippers, because... more »

Oct 26, 2016 by in Grooming/Tack

Equine Tack Maintenance: Leather Care Products

Equine Tack Maintenance: Leather Care Products

There are hundreds of leather care products on the market today. “Some are claimed to lubricate, or leave no film on the leather, or are good for the stitching," said Jeff Minor, a daddle maker... more »

Oct 19, 2016 by in Grooming/Tack

Figuring Out the Layers of Protection

Figuring Out the Layers of Protection

Confused about what blankets are best? There are pros and cons to every type. more »

Oct 13, 2016 by in Grooming/Tack

Physiotherapeutic Grooming

Physiotherapeutic Grooming

This article from North Carolina State University's College of Veterinary Medicine describes a grooming technique that is physiotherapeutic, potentially for both your horse and you. This has value for... more »

Oct 11, 2016 in Grooming/Tack

Tips on Cleaning Up Your Tack

Tips on Cleaning Up Your Tack

Tack cleaning may not be fun, but it is essential to keeping your equipment safe and durable. Here are some tips. more »

Oct 06, 2016 by in Grooming/Tack

Well-Designed Horse Washing Facilities

Well-Designed Horse Washing Facilities

Whether your horse-washing area is as simple as a bucket, sponge, and tree to tie the horse to, or as swank as a fully enclosed wash stall with warm water and heaters, here’s how to make it as user-friendly as possible. more »

Oct 03, 2016 by in Grooming/Tack

Tackle Tack Room Clutter

Tackle Tack Room Clutter

It's time for a spring cleaning in the tack room and here are some great ideas for getting rid of some of the old tack at your barn—that can help others and benefit your bottom line. more »

Sep 17, 2016 by in Grooming/Tack

Getting Clean: Wash Stall Planning Tips

Getting Clean: Wash Stall Planning Tips

With the summer season approaching, clients are going to want to hose off and clean their horses. Are your wash racks suited for the job? more »

Jul 12, 2016 by in Grooming/Tack

The Perfect Tack Room

The Perfect Tack Room

For busy barns, the tack room can be one of the most important spaces to consider. Here are some great ideas and photos to get you going. more »

May 13, 2016 by in Grooming/Tack

Disinfection Basics for Grooming and Feeding Tools

Disinfection Basics for Grooming and Feeding Tools

In a situation where there are sick horses in a stable or at a show you need to know how to keep the pathogens away from your horse as much as possible. Even in a situation where all the horses seem to be healthy, it's a good idea... more »

May 06, 2016 in Grooming/Tack

Hard-to-Fit Horses and Saddle Fitting

Hard-to-Fit Horses and Saddle Fitting

As equine professionals, you’ve had more than a few horses in your life that have been hard to fit when it comes to tack. Arabian trees are too narrow, Quarter Horse trees are too wide, the widest tree you can find is just not wide enough... more »

Apr 29, 2016 by in Grooming/Tack

 


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