Have You Checked out the New Headstalls

The brand new Dennis Moreland hand-crafted headstalls with rawhide braid and kangaroo accents are beautiful! The Slot Ear Headstall with Rawhide and Black Ring Knots http://bit.ly/2tsHloD and the Slot Ear Headstall with Rawhide and Black Interweave http://bit.ly/2ttKiW2 are both made of 5/8 inch race track harness leather. They’re lined with oil-tanned lining leather to feel […]

A Horse of a Different Color

I have spoken to thousands of people over the years on mating selection. Of course, not everyone I speak with has done business with me; that would be awesome if that were the case! But I’ve learned a lot over the years as to what motivates people in their decision-making process. Most are rational, but […]

The Safest Way to Attach a Bit to a Headstall

If you’re shopping for a new headstall http://bit.ly/2cx4883 be sure to consider the way the bit ends of the headstall are designed. The bit ends are the pieces of leather that slide through the top rings in the bit to hold the bit on the headstall. You may be wondering what difference it could make […]

For Safety’s Sake-Check Your Latigos

Have you ever seen an accident caused by a latigo or off billet breaking? Too many people have stories of totally preventable falls from worn out latigos. Latigos, also called billets, are the straps on either side of your saddle that attach your cinch to your saddle. It doesn’t matter if they’re made of leather […]

What Makes a Champion?

What makes a champion? What makes them different than the rest? What gives them the edge that elevates them above all the rest out there? What is in the heart of a champion, and why doesn’t everyone have it? It takes great work ethic, dedication and sacrifice, but more than that, it takes talent! Kevin […]

The 3 Best Ways to Tie a Mecate Lead to a Saddle

A mecate is a real handy type of direct rein! Mecates (also called McCarty’s) are made of long pieces of twisted horse hair or nylon and they are used on both hackamores and snaffles. When tied correctly, a mecate has a looped rein and a lead. The looped portion is a continuous rein for direct […]

Craig’s Spin: It Paid off to Never Give Up

Happy New Year! I am still in awe of my mare Face The Attitude and her win at the National Reining Horse Association (NRHA) Futurity. I could not be more proud of the fact that I bred this mare, own her and trained her.   As a professional, this is the ultimate accomplishment. It has […]

Good, Better, Best for the Horse Industry

In 2007, I was introduced to the tremendous principal of “Good, Better, Best” by a remarkable man, Dallin H. Oaks. He is a leader within my church; I’ve never met him, but through the years I have come to deeply love and respect his wise counsel. In “Good, Better, Best,” he said, “Most of us […]

See How to Attach Slobber Straps to Your Mecate

Are slobber straps really for slobber? Slobber straps http://bit.ly/2kMpYan have an odd name considering their main purpose is to add extra weight to the bit ends of a mecate. This added weight causes the bit ends of the rein to drop instantly when either side of the mecate is released. In turn this releases the […]

Breast Collars

– the Secret to Helping Your Horse Have Better Runs while Keeping You Safer!