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Lynn Palm ~ Palm Partnership Training November Tip of the Month
Safety Tip – English StirrupsFor your safety, always keep stirrups organized on your English saddle. First, make sure you have a stirrup pad in your English stirrup. Without the pad your feet can slip too easily against the stirrup metal which is extremely unsafe.Unlike the security of western stirrup attached to a wide leather fender, an English stirrup is able to move around a lot because it hangs from a thin stirrup leather. To prevent the ... Read the full article

PROJUMP® Releases New EXTRA Stirrup Pads
Wellington, FL – January 3, 2007– PROJUMP® has just added EXTRA stirrup pads to their long list of innovative designs. The EXTRA pad is wider than standard stirrup iron pads. It provides the best combination of comfort and traction, due to their ergonomic design with arched top and EXTRA surface area, as well as sure grip traction.EXTRA stirrup pads provide the same Sure Grip Aerospace Aluminum traction in wet and dry conditions that originally m ... Read the full article

Western-Saddle-Guide.com Launches the Western Saddle Blog
Blog Provides a Conversational Companion to the Online Resource Dillon, Montana, March 1, 2007 – Western-Saddle-Guide.com, a comprehensive online resource for western saddles, extends its coverage with the launch of the Western Saddle Blog. The Saddle Blog, updated three to four times a week, covers a wide variety of western tack and riding subjects. Posts cover everything from serious safety issues (such as making sure your stirrups are big enou ... Read the full article

Regular cleaning keeps leather safe and durable
As the weather turns cooler, now’s the perfect time to clean your tack for winter storage.After months of summer riding, your tack has accumulated layers of grimy dirt from your horse’s sweat. And, unfortunately, you can’t just throw it in the washing machine.It’s recommended that all tack that comes into direct contact with your horse - fenders on a western saddle, headstalls and breast collars, for example - be wiped off with a clean, wet spong ... Read the full article

The Horse Of Course Offers The Sommer Spezial Dressage Saddle
Claremore, OK (August 18, 2011) – The Sommer Spezial Dressage saddle, considered the ultimate dressage saddle by world-class dressage riders, is bringing a whole new meaning to the term the “art of dressage.” The Sommer Spezial offers an unprecedented quality of design and options, giving riders the ability to customize the saddle into their own piece of art. The Sommer Spezial is offered exclusively in the United States throug ... Read the full article

Trail Gaiter Saddles by Circle Y Made for Your Gaited Horse
Yoakum, TX (January 30, 2008)- Gaited horses have their own unique saddle fitting requirements and Circle Y Saddles introduces its new Trail Gaiter™ saddles just for your gaited horse. Designed specifically for the gaited trail horse, and rider, Trail Gaiter™ saddles are America’s Gaited Saddle.Because gaited horses need more freedom of movement to perform their unique gaits, saddles need to allow this freedom. Circle Y Trail Gaiter™ saddles were ... Read the full article

McElreath, Winegar and Dalton Top Southwest Reining Horse Association Futurity Youth Classes
Youth competition took center-stage on Saturday morning at the Southwest Reining Horse Association Futurity at the Hardy Murphy Coliseum in Ardmore, Oklahoma. Christy McElreath, of Prosper, Texas, was crowned Champion of the Youth 14-18 division. Riding her Tejons Sugar Pine, she marked a 72, earning her both a saddle and a plaque, compliments of the Southwest Reining Horse Association. The 14-18 Youth Reserve Championship was won by Paige Monfor ... Read the full article

Onsite Tack Services Offers Accurate Saddle Fit Analysis
Lithia, Florida – July 25, 2006 Onsite Tack Services® announces the availability of the complete Saddletech System for horse owners concerned about the comfort of their horses and the fit of their saddles. Onsite Tack Services® is, at present, the only licensed operator of this system.Using a patented force measurement pad, the Saddletech System provides a color-coded computer display showing the distribution and intensity of pressure on the hors ... Read the full article

Circle Y Welcomes Cowboy Mounted Shooter Dan Byrd to the Team of Champions
YOAKUM, Texas (November 4, 2010): Circle Y Saddles, Inc., America’s Leading Saddle Brand, welcomes professional horse trainer and champion cowboy moun ted shooter Dan Byrd to the Team of Champions. Dan Byrd is a professional horse trainer and champion competitor in Cowboy Mounted Shooting. With more than 20 years professional experience in the horse training industry, he has produced winning horses in Cowboy Mounted Shooting and a variety ... Read the full article

MDC Intelligent Stirrups® Endorses FEI Rising Star Winner Caroline Roffman
Seaside, CA (February 2, 2011) – Dressage rider Caroline Roffman, who recently won the 2010 FEI Rising Star Award, is being endorsed by MDC Intelligent Stirrups®. Roffman, who traveled to Taipei to accept her award from Her Royal Highness Princess Haya, is thrilled to begin a partnership with MDC Intelligent Stirrups, the revolutionary stirrup that positions the rider’s stirrups where they want them. “I am very excited to p ... Read the full article

High Horse Saddles Brand New For 2008
YOAKUM, TX (January 30, 2008) American value with American craftsmanship -the new High Horse® Saddles brand combines both in quality saddles and tack. Made by Circle Y Saddles in Yoakum, TX, High Horse® saddles are crafted by the same great folks at Circle Y. Without sacrificing quality, the new High Horse® saddle brand offers horse owners a value priced choice in saddle buying. High Horse® saddles are available in the most popular western discip ... Read the full article

Dover Saddlery Launches Exclusive Wylde Collection
LITTLETON, MA – June 29, 2006 – Dover Saddlery announces the launch of the Wylde collection, a new line of premier quality tack developed in collaboration with Olympic show jumper Peter Wylde. Exclusive to Dover Saddlery, the Wylde collection includes a close contact saddle, hunter and jumper bridle, running and standing martingale, equitation and jumping boots. Dover Saddlery has worked closely with Wylde to develop a new line with European flai ... Read the full article

Champion Mounted Shooter Kenda Lenseigne joins Circle Y Team of Champions
Yoakum, TX (March 18, 2009)- Circle Y Saddles, America’s Leading Saddle Brand, is proud to add champion Cowboy Mounted Shooter, Kenda Lenseigne, to its Team Of Champions. As the 2007 & 2008 Reserve World Champion Cowgirl for the Cowboy Mounted Shooting Association (CMSA), Kenda brings to Circle Y expertise and a competitive edge in this fast growing sport.Kenda, who splits time between her ranches in Washington and Arizona, has lead the women’s a ... Read the full article

Circle Y Welcomes Robb Thomas to the Team
YOAKUM, Texas (September 28, 2010): Circle Y Saddles, Inc., America’s Leading Saddle Brand, welcomes Robb Thomas to the team in the role of Business Development. Thomas grew up in Colorado with parents deeply involved in the saddle and western strap good industry. His professional career has extended from his upbringing and has had significant experience with saddles and tack. His role is Business Development, and he will call on key accou ... Read the full article

Guide for Buying a Custom Western Saddle
A handmade custom saddle is the dream of many a western rider. Having a saddle designed specifically for you with all of the features and decoration of your choosing is a thrill. It's also a big investment. A good custom saddle starts around $2,500 and can ring in at over $4,000, when it’s all said and done. So you'll want to make sure you do your homework before you start shopping.Here’s a checklist to get you started:Variety is the spice of lif ... Read the full article

Donnelly, Daggett, Phillips, and Latimer Win SWRHA Youth Titles
The younger competitors had their time in the spotlight on Saturday morning, October 30, at the Southwest Reining Horse Association Futurity. The SWRHA Futurity is held annually at the Hardy Murphy Coliseum in Ardmore, Oklahoma. Tying for the top spot in the Youth 14-18 Class were Jordan Donnelly and Alexis Daggett. Both girls marked 73, and flipped a coin to divide the prizes which included a Pro Equine saddle pad from Haverty Ranch, and a Kyle ... Read the full article

Like Circle Y Saddles on Facebook® and Win a Saddle
YOAKUM, Texas (August 31, 2010): Circle Y Saddles, America’s Leading Saddle Brand, will present a fan that likes the Circle Y page on Facebook® a saddle of winner’s choice December 15, 2010. In an effort to expand the Facebook® fan base, Circle Y will randomly award one lucky fan with a saddle of choice*. The winner can choose virtually any saddle in the entire Circle Y saddle line ranging from Julie Goodnight PEAK Performanc ... Read the full article

Tack and Supply Shopping Made Simple with Professional, Ring Tested Picks
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Maria Danieli Wins 2008 Snaffle Bit Futurity $5K Non Pro Limited on Doc Gin With A Twist
Although Maria Danieli owned the 2007 National Reined Cow Horse Association Snaffle Bit Futurity Open Two Rein Champion, she had never competed at the elite reined cow horse event. That changed in 2008, as she won the $5K Non Pro Limited class on Doc Gin With A Twist.Danieli and the Shine With A Twist stallion marked a score of 144 in the rein work, and followed that with another 144 in the boxing. “He felt really good in the rein work. I really ... Read the full article

Circle Y Saddles and John Wayne have Teamed Up for Signature Saddles
YOAKUM, Texas (June 4, 2010): Circle Y Saddles, America’s Leading Saddle Brand, is proud to team up once again with John Wayne Enterprises to create the John Wayne Signature Saddle line. The four-saddle collection is inspired by American legend John Wayne and hand crafted in the buckaroo style. They are built tough and crafted to outlast the rigors of daily use. Three saddle designs are built with a Kevlar® reinforced wood tree which c ... Read the full article




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