If you have or know a youngin’ with a heritage of Western sensibilities, you’re probably itchin’ to get the lil’ tyke some boots that look like mom and dad’s. But shopping for cowboy boots for kids can be a challenge if you don’t know how children’s boots are supposed to fit or what they should be made of. Worry no more, boot-buyer! South Texas Tack is here with handy tips for buying cowboy boots for kids.
Don’t worry, riders—we haven’t forgotten about y’all. Today South Texas Tack brings you the final installment of pre-horse show checklists. This one’s all about the riders and the gear you need to succeed at a horse show.
Even those of us with the best memory might forget a little thing like a phone charger or a big thing like a piece of tack, so use this list to account for everything for a stress-free trip to the show. (It also can’t hurt to run down this list before you leave the show, too. You don’t want anything left behind!)
South Texas Tack is back with another installment of the all-encompassing pre-horse show checklist! We’ve covered your horse show tack checklist and a handy grooming checklist, so now we’re turning our attention to the trailer. Before you leave for a show, make sure your trailer is fully equipped to handle any problems that might come your way on the road. You should also make sure it is stocked with trailer supplies and all the tack and grooming items we have mentioned.
Just like you wouldn’t leave for a horse show without your winning outfit, you would never arrive at a horse show without all the right horse grooming supplies. Whether you are competing in combined driving, dressage, endurance, eventing, reining, show jumping, or vaulting, your horse needs to look his or her best.
What are you doing for your special Valentine this year? Have you already found the perfect gift? No? Don’t worry. South Texas Tack is here to help you out. We’ve compiled a list of our favorite gifts for the special woman in your life.
Winter shows no signs of letting up, and we know you’re looking for better ways to cope with the ever-worsening weather. With this in mind, we’ve compiled a list of must-have winter essentials that range from tack to animal health products to boots that will make life easier for you and your horse. Use these 6 items to make it through to the spring thaw.
If you show horses, you know that horse shows aren’t just about competition; they’re a way of life. A lot of time and preparation go into getting ready for each show. That’s why there’s nothing worse than traveling for hours to get to a show, only to realize you’ve left your show halter at home.
To combat this kind of pre-show forgetfulness, South Texas Tack has put together a big ol’ horse show competition checklist, which includes everything from tack to grooming supplies. You can consult it a couple of days before you hit the road, and again the night before, just to make sure you have everything you need.
February 2nd is fast approaching and you can practically feel the electricity in the air in anticipation for the 2014 Super Bowl. This year, we’ll expect to be seeing one South Texas Tack’s favorite four-legged friends on the field – the nine hundred pound Denver Broncos mascot, Thunder!
Hauling your horse over long distances in the winter can seem like a daunting task at times, but the truth is that you can haul your equine friend at any time of the year – as long as you take the proper precautions to do so safely. A successful winter haul depends on much more than just keeping your horse comfortable. When you slip on your cowboy boots and head out the door, you better be sure you have all the western tack and equipment you may need. Here are some tips from South Texas Tack to help ensure a safe, comfortable winter haul for both you and your horse:
At South Texas Tack, we know the ropes—literally! And because we’re happy to help folks pick out all the right roping supplies, we get a lot of roping questions. That’s because there’s a lot more to choosing and using a rope than you might think. This week we’re taking some time to answer some of the top questions about roping and roping supplies.