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Blog Post 2

How to Tack up a Horse for English Riding

·         Secure the Horse. The first step is to secure the horse with cross ties or tie them to a hitching post. ...

·         Groom the Horse. Before you tack up your horse, you should always brush him or her. ...

·         Saddling Up. Place the saddle pad up on the horse’s neck and gently slide it back into place. ...

·         Putting on the Bridle. Untie the horse from the cross ties or hitching post. Put the reins from the bridle over the horse’s neck.