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What is a balance strap? Are balance straps just safety aids, or useful for improving our horse riding?

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What is a balance strap? Are balance straps just safety aids, or useful for improving our horse riding?

Balance straps are for beginner riders, aren’t they? WRONG! Balance straps are useful for everyone. A balance strap is a leather strap that fastens to the D ring on the front of saddle; they are well-placed for the rider to grab onto, if needed. They actually help create a safe, secure seat when riding your horse or pony. A balance strap is, in essence, a rider safety aid that's ideal if you're riding young, hot headed / naughty ponies or horses. A balance strap is great for new riders training on the lunge, or working without stirrups to improve their...

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A bit of bling in the ring! Beautiful bridles, horse accessories and tack for dressage lovers

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A bit of bling in the ring! Beautiful bridles, horse accessories and tack for dressage lovers

Blingy bridles, crystal reins - do you want a little sparkle in the ring? Equicraft Ltd's blingy range is ideal for anyone wanting to stand out from the crowd - especially pertinent to dressage enthusiasts! Treat your horse or pony to our Ultimate Bridle or Crystal Bling Reins, and read more here about horsey bling....

These days, many horse and pony enthusiasts are getting into the spirit of ‘bling’. If you’re unaccustomed to the phrase, it refers to: ‘Decoration that attracts attention because it is very noticeable, and looks expensive.’ But how much bling is too much? Should your horse bridles, saddles, riding boots and riding gloves be customised with added sparkle? And is there some kind of unwritten rule about the age of the (human) wearer?

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