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  • 5 Best Buy Saddles - Ideal Christmas gifts!

    5 of the best saddles to buy as 2022 Christmas gifts for the equestrian in your life.
  • 10 great gift ideas for the horse lover in your life

    10 Christmas gift ideas for the horse lover in your life
  • Is Show Jumping Your Favourite Equestrian Pursuit?

    Read on for some fun facts about show jumping.
  • Types of saddles: just how many are there?

    Have you ever wondered just how many types of saddles there are? Even if you haven't, read on. You never know, next time you find yourself in a pu...
  • Vegan horse saddles

    Are you vegan and love horse riding? Are you keen to find an alternative to all-leather saddles?
  • Do horse saddles come in different sizes?

    Whether your mount is a small Shetland pony or a mighty Shire horse, there will be a saddle that is the right size for you....
  • What are saddle pads?

    Thoughts on saddle pads
  • Is it Safe to Ride a Horse Without a Saddle

    This blog is more geared toward animal welfare and those who don’t know much about horses and want to learn.  Today’s topic of discussion:  Is it Safe to Ride a Horse Without a Saddle?  We will cover frequently asked questions like:  “Are saddles bad for horses, is it better to ride a horse without a saddle, how saddles can improve comfort for horse and rider, what is the best time of day to ride a horse, how long can you ride a horse in a day and why do horses need saddles/how do saddles help the horse?

  • Horse Saddles Explained

    If you read my first blog, you’d know that horse saddles have been used since BC times, and that the materials they’ve been made of have changed over the centuries.  Today’s topic of choice differs slightly and covers what horse saddles are made of, why horse saddles are so hard and some other “need to know” basics of saddles.

  • Horse Saddle Brands

    Everyone has a favorite brand… which is best, worst, most practical and those that fail to meet the needs of the consumer.  Horse saddles are a whole other world; and, if you’re anything like me (from the suburbs and wannabe cowgirl), it can be overwhelming shopping for a new saddle that will check each box on your list.  BlackJack Horse Saddles is a great place to start and has a wide variety of saddles including both English and Western styles.  This blog will go over the basics of the different saddle brands, what makes different saddles specials and the price range.

  • When Were Horse Saddles First Used?

    When Were Horse Saddles First Used?
  • What are the various types of saddles?

    What are the various types of saddles?