Tack Room Ideas

Keep functionality in mind when designing and organizing a tack room.

The American Quarter Horse Journal

A well-organized tack room can make or break the functionality of your barn. (Credit: courtesy of Al Dunning Training Stables)

Freshly polished leather mixed with a faint scent of horse sweat. Whether the barn is filled with hunter-jumpers, reiners or cutters, every horse person loves the smell and appearance of a clean tack room.

Dick Zarbock of Scottsdale, Arizona, has spent the last 33 years designing and remodeling barns and tack rooms. During his career, Dick estimates he has been responsible for the design and construction for approximately 1,200 horse barns. Check out his time-tested advice on what it takes to create the perfect tack room for your operation.

Continue reading this article in the February American Quarter Horse Journal.

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