Category archives for: Tack

Crandell Debuts Heraldic Saddle

ReactorPanel's Heraldic saddle in black.

Endurance rider John Crandell III has teamed with ReactorPanel to design a new lightweight saddle called the Heraldic, in honor of his champion mount. Crandell said he loved the freedom of motion and adjustability of the classic ReactorPanel saddles, but thought they were too heavy for use in competition, so he approached the company with […]

From ‘Snobby’ to Tack-Y


It was something of an institution in Los Angeles: Stable Snobs, the place you went to buy a saddle that didn’t need breaking in, or to get a deal on a bit or a pair of breeches. At age 11 Samantha Drenten began working there to help finance her horse show habit. In January, at […]

Outback Tack

Colin Dangaard horses around with some friends.

If you’ve ever been sued by Frank Sinatra for $20 million, spent years traveling the world as a correspondent for news mogul Rupert Murdoch, worked as a Las Vegas entertainer, or spent your formative years rounding up wild cattle in the remotest regions of the Australian outback, your name must be Colin Dangaard. And we […]

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