Are Horse Owners Being Blinded By The Bling?

Are Horse Owners Being Blinded By The Bling?

I have just been looking at other makes and models of saddle online, to get an idea of how the price of BALANCE saddles compares to what else is available.  We have reluctantly had to increase our prices again, after the manufactures have announced  another big, and immediate increase, due to them having to allow for the impact of Brexit and Covid.  In looking around, it made me realise how much fashion is influencing the design of saddles now.   I have to confess to being a bit of an old curmudgeon about the look of saddles.  ...

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WIDER STILL AND WIDER!

WIDER STILL AND WIDER!

During a recent session of tidying my office and looking through old paperwork and files, I made the mistake of looking through some old diaries that Carol and I used to use before the days of iCal. Of course, this is a dangerous thing to do, because inevitably, we end up spending the time allocated to the tidying to reminiscing and going over historical documents! The diaries I found go back to 1993 and there are notes in them that show appointments we had with various saddle makers and influential people in the saddle...

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TRANSITIONS

TRANSITIONS

The dictionary definition of a transition is: The process or a period of changing from one state or condition to another. Apparently, the origin of the word is from the Latin transio and transire which means ‘go across’.  I suppose that is the reason that the term is often used to describe the process that a person or animal makes at the end of their physical life when they ‘go across’ to a non-physical state. Those of us who train...

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