Horse Tack and Equipment

Various equine activities require different kinds of tack to properly equip your American Quarter Horse for success. Use these resources to explore the tools available to you and your horse, and learn how to make the best tack choices.

May 27, 2022 | News and Publications , Timed / Speed events
Considering the influence of racehorse blood, is there a need for an architectural adjustment in barrel saddle trees? A saddlemaker, breeder and veterinarian weigh in.
May 19, 2022 | Showing , Ranching
AQHA Professional Horseman Todd Crawford describes the advantages of transitioning your green horse from a hackamore to a bridle.
November 26, 2021 | Showing , Get Started with Horses
For horseback-riding success, finding the right saddle is important for you and your horse.
March 23, 2020 | News and Publications , Equipment rules
Professional advice on proper show halter fit.
November 07, 2018 | Showing , Western
Follow these tips to make your overall horse-showing look tidy and balanced.

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