The winner of our most recent tack giveaway looks fantastic sporting her new Western bridle. Meet Daisy Mae, a three and a half-year-old Paint mare who’s just beginning her education with owner Suzette.
“Daisy thinks she is a puppy dog,” Suzette says. “She will follow people around hoping for treats and pats. If she feels like she is not getting enough attention, she will paw at the backyard fence until the dogs go out the doggie door and bark at her.”
We’re happy to outfit Daisy Mae and Suzette for the next step of their journey together.
Our Western headstalls are simple but strong, hand-stitched and available in your choice of colors and bling options for the traditional and the bold.
Wondering how you can score a Western bridle of your own? Enter our January giveaway here.
If you’re Christmas shopping, you need to get your order in by noon Friday to guarantee your gear will arrive in time to make it under the tree!
You can now Shop By Color on our website, which allows you to browse by any of our bright base shades of beta biothane. White tack is especially popular in our shop and can be difficult to find.
If you’re still Christmas shopping, make sure to get your order placed by noon on Friday!
Our wine or burgundy-colored tack is among our most popular, and it looks great on any colored horse. Shop wine tack now.
“Can your Picnic Bridles be custom made? I just bought a horse that has old scars on his nose from a halter when he was young. I would like to find a way to cover those scars so they are not so noticeable. I’ve always used halter bridle combos of some kind. I really like your picnic bridle and wondered if I could get the nose piece made from 1” beta biothane and the rest of the bridle made with the ¾” material? Can the nose piece be adjusted up and down on the nose so I can get it in just the right spot?”
We often get questions about whether a given piece can be made wider or narrower than the standard width to solve a problem like this one.
The good news is we can offer our products in three different widths: 5/8″, 3/4″, and 1″ widths. We have standard widths for each item based on the size of horse we expect to be wearing the item, but you are free to request any of them be swapped out. Just put your request in the Order Notes.
We do not have beta biothane in 1 1/2″ widths, however.
We were happy to support a recent contest from Green Bean Endurance to help outfit new endurance riders.
Grow Your Green Bean Garden
The required gardening “chores” to qualify for the drawing based on division:
Bean Sprouting (On the Vine)
Garden chores: Obtain a mentor, volunteer a full day at a ride, and complete a ride of 25+ miles.
Bean Blooming (Picked)
Garden chores: Obtain a mentor, volunteer a full day at a ride, and complete back to back LD’s on the same horse or a ride of 50+ miles.
Bean Epic (Cooked)
Garden chores: Obtain a mentor, volunteer a full day at a ride, and complete four 50’s on the same horse this season or a ride of 75+ miles.
All riders finishing their chores (1 for each division) were entered into a random drawing for a tack set from Two Horse Tack: Bridle (western, or halter style), reins, and breast collar. Color combo of choice. To keep, or to share with a bean in need.
One of the best stocking stuffers on our website is probably our curb strap (just $8, by the way). But just what are these used for?
The curb strap runs underneath the horse’s chin between the shanks of a bit and is used to keep the bit steady in the mouth and help control use of the leverage action of the shanks.
Our friends at Motoring Down The Trails blog recently added a curb strap after switching bits and write that it was easy to adjust to their horse’s specific needs.
Read the complete review here.
Happy Cyber Monday, everybody!
In celebration of the Christmas shopping season, we’ve lowered our order minimum to get free shipping. From now through Christmas, orders $50 and up ship free, no coupon code required!
That’s a couple of turnout halters, or a pair of Western headstalls.
For those of you procrastinators out there, here are the final order cut-offs to guarantee Christmas delivery:
International, Australia: Dec. 6
International, Europe/Canada: Dec. 8
Domestic, rush order only: Dec. 22
SammyJo recently picked up a full browband Western bridle from our shop (which, at just $25, make a great Christmas gift!) and was kind enough to send us this note–
Thank YOU, SammyJo! We’ll be happy to help you and your horse whenever we can.