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Small Gift Ideas

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December is officially here! Here are a couple of holiday gift ideas from Buckaroo Leather: Our new Punchy Sweatshirts are here just in time for the cold winter months. We have three colors available, pink, orange and grey.    Gift certificates are a safe bet for your horse loving friend who might be slightly difficult to buy for. You know how I'm talking about. We all have that "one friend."   We also all have that other friend that loves wine just as much as they love horses, so what would be more perfect than a wine saddle bag?  ...

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Thankfulness

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Hard to believe that Thanksgiving is in a few days. So many of us get caught up in Thanksgiving dinner and setting a table worthy of Martha Stewart, however I urge you to take a moment and search your heart for all the things you are thankful for. Things that go above and beyond the meal you are about to share. I believe that in most any situation or chapter we find ourselves in that we can find at least one aspect to be thankful for. In no particular order, here are some things I am thankful for: -the air that...

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Moldy Leather?!

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I remember one really wet winter we had, where unless you had a covered arena, no one was riding. Once we had a few sunny days I happily went out to my trailer, where I stored my saddle and tack, eager to throw a leg over my mud clad gelding. However, much to my horror, when I opened the tack room door, my saddle and bridle were covered in mold.  Seeing my beautiful saddle and bridle covered in a layer of mold was devastating. However, it doesn't mean that your gear is ruined! While we don't seem to have any...

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Hobbles

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Hobbles are connected loops made from sturdy material, such as leather, that loosely connect a horse's front legs together. Now, I'm sure that can seem quite horrifying and barbaric to people, but let's take a look at where and why they are used. A good horse must know how to tie and all horses must be able to be contained in some fashion. Ground tie, tie to a tree, outside a bar, pseudo tie (that's a fancy word for "fake tying"), cross tie, tie to the side of a trailer, etc. In this day and age it seems we have...

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Trucker Hats

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Seems like most people who ride, train or own horses wear hats. Hats are more than just protection from the sun, but can also show off one's personality and style. While most of us love to sport a good old fashioned cowboy hat, there are days where it's nice to be able to throw on a regular cap, and that's why Buckaroo Leather has started making trucker hats. Our hats have quality leather patches sewn onto the front which can be customized with a saying or your logo laser branded. Head on over to Buckaroo Leather to order yours today!...

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