latigoknot

How to Tie the Advanced Latigo Knot

latigoknotWe all know how important it is to check our latigo and double off for wear and deterioration each time we saddle up http://bit.ly/1Lhi39f. If you’ve purchased a new latigo and would like to attach it to your saddle dee with a clean, nice-looking and nearly flat knot, this guideline will show you how.
saddlestrings

How to Braid Saddle Strings

saddlestringsWe know how nice it is to have saddle strings when we need to tie something down. At the same time, they can be a nuisance and even a safety hazard when we don’t need them, especially when they get under the saddle or under the latigo during saddling!

DMT shank

What Is a Shank and a Purchase?

DMT shankIt's easy to see all the parts of a bit by laying the mouthpiece across your outstretched fingers and letting the bit hang. This is also a nice way to see how the bit is balanced. The butt of the mouthpiece is where the mouthpiece attaches to the shanks. This is also the point of balance in a bit.