Great Graphics and Art celebrating the Year of the Horse

Great Graphics and Art celebrating the Year of the Horse

  More fun facts about the Chinese New Year 2014: “Year of the Horse”   Personality Lucky Colors: green, red, purple Lucky Numbers: 3, 4, 9 Lucky Flowers: giant taro,...

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It’s the Year of the Horse! What does it mean?

It’s the Year of the Horse! What does it mean?

Gung Hay Fat Choy! (Peace and Prosperity for the New Year). On January 31, billions of people around the world celebrated the advent of the lunar new year – the Year of the Horse! At Bits and Bridles, we think this means all of us horsey folk should celebrate all year! For those of you born in the Year of the Horse (1942, 1954, 1966, 1978, 1990, 2002), it is said you share some of the horse’s traits such as speed, especially speed of thought and action, and love of exercise and the outdoors. For the rest of us, the Year of the...

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Great articles on Pro Equine Grooms, the blog on tack, tack care and horse care

Great articles on Pro Equine Grooms, the blog on tack, tack care and horse care

As we finish our year end round of tack and saddle articles, we found so many great articles at ProEquineGrooms.com that they deserves their own post.  Here are some of our top favorites: Article #1: Why would I use polo wraps when I can just use schooling boots? Here’s an excerpt: …There are a few cases in which I would use a polo instead of a sport boot. You need coverage below the fetlock.  Perhaps you are battling a case of scratches, or your horse has some sort of “boo-boo”, and the arena is a bit dusty.  Using your...

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Western Saddle Fitting, Part III: an analysis through images of saddles that do and don’t fit

Western Saddle Fitting, Part III: an analysis through images of saddles that do and don’t fit

The great photo to the right was found on Pinterest and we’ve re pinned it to our own board: Western Saddle Fit. The picture comes from the “How to fit a Western Saddle” at the GallopingGrape.com.  Our favorite excerpt is the first two paragraphs: To fit a western saddle you must first measure your horse. Each saddle measurement will differ between saddle makers. Not all Full Quarter Horse Bars are made the same. Just because its 6 3/4″ gullet in one maker doesn’t mean it will be the same width in another...

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Funny Holiday Horse Video/Commercial

Funny Holiday Horse Video/Commercial

Really cute Christmas video using Mounted Search And Rescue-trained horse When the company I worked for sent out a casting call for employees’ kids for a video they wanted to make, I (the smark aleck) sent back an email saying “I don’t have kids but I have a horse”. Haha. Well, the marketing department had this wonderful flash and came to me and said “yes, we want to use your horse!”. However, when I heard what they had in mind, I didn’t think my Morgan mare would be bombproof enough for lights,...

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Marketing a Tack Shop on Facebook

Marketing a Tack Shop on Facebook

Having a website seems like the most important first step anyone can take. Having a Facebook presence is not a substitute for a website but a adjunct tool. Facebook has a ton of users that an equine business would want to get out in front of. Most Facebook addicts check their Facebook Newsfeed a couple times a day. What a dream for a marketer! Having a Facebook Fan page is the best way to get in front of these users.  Make sure to announce it via email blast and buttons on your websites. A person (or team of persons) then has to work hard to...

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