Creating harmony between horse, tack and rider
Are you are looking for ways to save money on horse tack?
Have you recently bought a new horse but your existing saddle or bridle does not fit well?
Have you outgrown your saddle or maybe you are looking for a new style or colour?
If you answered ‘yes’ to any of those questions above then you will find buying used horse tack the best solution to your problem.
But, are you a bit cautious about buying secondhand saddlery? Have you ever heard someone say they bought their pre-loved saddle, bridle, rug or other piece of bargain priced horse equipment only to find it -
Would you like to understand the 'behind the scenes' of the saddlery trade so you can make a more informed purchase.
Find out what to look for when buying used horse tack.
Buying the right style of tack for your needs including information on styles,
Thinking of selling your second hand horse tack and surplus saddlery?
Get some useful tips on the best way to present your second hand tack and saddlery for sale. to get the best price and provide potential buyers with accurate information.
Are you a horse crazy person that loves to see your special horse turned out beautifully but find new gear too expensive?
Learn how to spot bargain buys without the big price tag.
If Bling tack is your passion then maybe you would like to discover how to add sparkle to your horse tack.
The trick to buying saddlery is to know your saddle and bridle size exactly before you start searching for new saddlery.
This will give you an accurate starting point, so you don’t end up buying the wrong size.
Buying your secondhand tack online or from a magazine can save you heaps but often the pictures used by sellers are not clear so it’s hard to see what you’re getting.
Buying your tack from local saddlery stores or local private sellers gives you the option of ‘try before you buy’…… which is great, but can you spot any potential repair issues that may have been overlooked?
It is quite easy to put extra holes in a leather strap.
Would you like to know how to sew leather?
Understanding more about what to look for before you purchase will help you buy the right piece of horse equipment.
If you have a general knowledge of how to repair leather then you are able to weigh up the merits of the used saddlery and save yourself from expensive saddle repair jobs later on.
Nobody wants to end up finding their saddle tree is broken and this is one BIG problem that might not show up on a photograph. Find out how to test for a broken saddle tree and lots of other hidden problems with used horse tack.
With the right technique and a few basic tools you could tackle most straight forward leather repair and stitching restorations on your stirrup leathers, bridle and saddle bag.
Not only will you save time and money but you will get the satisfaction of being able to fix-it yourself. If you would like more information and tips then please read on…………