Showing cattle requires a lot of dedication, time and effort. The more time you put into your preparation, the more you will get out of it. Shows are not won in the ring; they are won at home through all the effort you put in each day.
Determining saddle fit is important to the comfort and safety of horse and rider. There are many things that affect the fit of the saddle. Here we outline the major points and how to avoid the common mistakes of saddle fitting. Use the check boxes to note items that apply to you.
The most important aspect of saddle care is that the life of the leather depends upon the care you give it. Most saddles experience the tough rigors of the environment, and proper care is essential to prolong their life.
Winter storm Goliath buried the southern Plains in heavy snow with wind gusts up to 80 mph, creating drifts as high as 14 feet resulting in the death of an estimated 15,000 dairy cows. This accounts for the loss of roughly five percent of mature milking cows, along with an unknown number of calves and heifers.