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Horse Care – Important Accessories for Tacking Up Horses

Tacking up a horse is as important as dressing up is important for you. A well-tacked up horse looks fit, comfortable and also riders enjoy smooth riding. There are many equipments and accessories are available in the market for tacking up horses. Saddles, halters, reins, bits, stirrups, bridles, harnesses, martingales, and breastplates are all forms of horse tacking up. Saddling and bridling are two most important things to tacking up a horse correctly. Here is brief information about different accessories for tacking up horses.

Saddle: It is a seat for ride. It should be comfortable for both rider and horse. Breastplate, crupper, breeching, etc are saddle accessories. English saddle, Western saddle, Australian stock saddle, sidesaddles, etc are important types of horse saddles.

Bridles: Bridles are headgear having a bit attached to reins. They are used for riding and driving horses. Brow band, nose band, throat latch, Cavesson, crownpiece, and cheek piece are important parts of Indian Horse Bridles. Snaffle bridle, Pelham bridle, Double bridle, and Western bridle are popular kinds of horse bridles.

Reins: Reins comprises of leather bands, attached to the outer ends of a bit and extend to the rider's hands. Reins are the way by which a horse rider communes directional instructions to the horse's head. Pulling on the reins can be used to guide or stop the horse.

Bits, harnesses, breastplates, rugs, martingales, whips, etc are some other saddlery products made available by saddle manufacturers in India. For more information about saddlery products, India horse bridle, horse tacking up accessories, India Horse Whips, horse rugs, etc you may visit


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