Buckaroo John's Blog — Tack Cleaning

Spring Cleaning

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Spring is coming…right? Although the green hills and wildflowers tell me spring is here, my mud caked gelding and frequent (alright, daily) use of my Wellingtons tells me its going to be a bit before I can commit to packing away my slicker for the year. The season of mud is good for two things: groundwork and spring cleaning. Before your ponies get all slicked out and you spend your days in the saddle, take the time to go over your tack and your trailer so you know you’re prepared for riding season.  First, let’s discuss tack. Pull everything out, take...

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Spring Tack Cleaning

Posted by John Brand on

Spring is here! Are you ready for that first spring ride?

Start by taking out your leather horse tack and do a "spring check" on all your equipment. The "spring check" includes cleaning, oiling, and conditioning your leather horse tack. This is vital to ensure your first spring ride is safe and enjoyable for both you and your horse.

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