• How to Prepare Your Child for Their First Horse Riding Lesson

    When choosing the correct riding school for your child, you must look at the instructors. Reputable schools will provide certifications for the school and the instructors. After all, certified instructors are not only educated in horseback riding instruction but also educated in working with children. If your child has special needs, search for an instructor specializing in these riders.
  • 5 Tips for Better Trail Rides

    With lovely summer weather around the corner, most horseback riders are eagerly planning
    their trail rides. Trail rides are an excellent way for you and your horse to experience new
    scenery, get exposed to new things, and have an adventure together. But before you hit the trail
    this spring/summer, check out these tips for a successful trail ride.
  • Picking the Right Spurs

    Spurs are a key part of traditional Western culture and horsemanship. They are used to communicate subtly with the horse. Spurs, in some form, date back to the ancient Romans and Greeks. Spurs come in a variety of shapes, sizes, and materials.
  • Gifts for Rodeo Cowboys and Cowgirls

    Every rodeo cowboy or cowgirl needs a good pair of boots. Boots face grueling conditions and must stand up to competition and the elements. Western-style boots are designed to withstand the elements, stirrups, and wear and tear. A good pair of boots will also support and stabilize the foot and ankle.
  • What to Look for in a Bull Rope: A Guide to Choosing the Right One

    Bull ropes come in two different materials: leather, a natural, durable material, and strong and synthetic
    materials, which are becoming more popular because of decreased weight and flexibility.
  • Rodeo Wear: The Do's and Don'ts

    When it comes to rodeos, there are lots of amazing outfits and accessories available. However, there are a few big Do’s and Don’ts when it comes to rodeo wear. Here are our top tips to help guide your rodeo outfit selection.
  • Will This Chap Extender Work?

    How many people does it take to zip up those chaps on show day?  Oh, we have all been there.  I can hear the "suck it up", or "just don't breath".  Well, we do have a better option for you.  These chap extenders are easy to use and just that extra inch that makes all the difference.
  • Western Holiday Stocking Stuffer Checklist

    Western lifestall stocking stuffs for the Cowboy on your list.  Better yet...all are under $50!
  • Roper vs Straight Cinch

    When it comes to western girths for your horse there are so many options!  The cinch for a horse dates back to 700 BC.  We would like to break down...
  • Dealer Spotlight - Weaver Leather

    High-performing products.  Exceptional customer service.  Treating others how we would like to be treated… These are just a few of the philosophies...
  • Best Horse Riding Boots for Children

    Buying shoes for your children for any activity can feel daunting. Finding the right comfortable fit can be difficult. When you buy different shoes for soccer, school, dress up, and any other activity they participate in, you may feel like you will break the bank, too! The worst part is that your child will likely grow out of the shoe in six months to a year.
  • How to Revitalize Old Leather (Saddles & Bridles)

    Saddles and bridles are made from materials that are meant to last. The easiest way to keep your equipment in good working order is to take care of it consistently. Keeping your leather goods clean and supple will significantly extend the life of your equipment.