Flocked Saddles Issues and Solutions: Using a ThinLine

Written by Fred Taht, Veritas Saddles As a saddle fitter, one of the most common scenarios I encounter are flocked saddles which have compressed faster in the front – especially new or recently flocked saddles. In most saddles, the stirrup bars are attached to the tree points (right). This focuses the rider’s weight on the […]

Choosing a Western Saddle Pad

Western Pad Break Down We have a western saddle pad for you! No matter what type of riding you do. There is no real wrong choice, as long as your saddle fits on the pad.  It is the ThinLine that makes all the difference for you and your horse.  The other options such as textiles, shapes, […]

As Off-The-Track Thoroughbreds Become More Mainstream, Products Need to Keep Pace

ThinLine Eventing

Written by Sara Shelley The popularity of the off-the-track-Thoroughbreds has exploded in recent years. A lot of that growth can be attributed to programs such as the Retired Race Horse Program, the Thoroughbred aftercare organizations, the Thoroughbred Incentive Program (T.I.P.), along with the affordability of OTTBs and more OTTB shows than ever being hosted. With […]

Boost your Riding with ThinLine

 Boost your pad up to ThinLinePlus! Have a favourite shimmable Ultra ThinLine pad?  Do you find yourself occasionally wishing it was ThinLine Plus? ThinLine Plus benefits both horses are riders by adding more ThinLine protection.  Adding more protection on a particular day Using the same saddle pad but modifying it for different horses Extra lift (spine […]

Equine Chiropractic Care: Good for All Ages

  Written by Dr. Lisa Frederico One of the most common misconceptions about chiropractic care for horses is that it’s only for use when there is an injury or discomfort. Actually, spinal manipulative therapy (VSMT) care is most effective when it is used as part of an overall wellness program from the early years through […]

Rider Health Tips: Preventing Hidden Spine Concussion

Rider Health Tips: Preventing Hidden Spine Concussion ThinLine is creating products that promote healthy backs for horses and riders. When we think of horseback rider injuries, we typically think of a fall or some other traumatic event. What we often don’t think about is the concussive damage that riding can produce to the rider’s spine. […]

Why Saddle Fitters Recommend ThinLine

Why Saddle Fitters Recommend ThinLine Written by Terry Peiper of Fit Right Saddle Solutions in Carlisle PA. ThinLine saddle pads were first introduced to me in 2010 when I asked Susan Harris, an Anatomy in Motion Riding Instructor, for her advice on how we could prevent our lesson horses from becoming sour.  Without hesitation, she […]

Kissing Spine In Horses from a Veterinarian’s View Point

Horse with Kissing Spine

Kissing Spine In Horses from a Veterinarian’s View Point By Dr. Randy Frantz of Burlington Equine Veterinary Sevices, LLC. Dorsal Spinous Process (DSP) impingement or “Kissing Spine” is a condition recognized as a significant issue for horses. What constitutes the problem is debatable and how to make a conclusive diagnosis can be an elusive process. […]

How to Choose the Right Bell Boots for your Horse

How to Choose the Right Bell Boots for your Horse Bell boots for horses, also called overreach boots, are one of the most common, and easiest to use forms of protection for your horse’s legs and hooves. They cover a horse’s feet from above the coronary band down to the below the heel and provide […]

Bell Boots Redesigned

A New Design on the Standard Bell Boot Did you know? More than a quarter of a million horses require bell boots for turnout.  They last, on average, fewer than 100 days. Bell boot failure points are generally: 1) The Stitching 2) The Velcro 3) The Soft Rubber  The GatorzBoots are a redesigned to protect horses, the […]