U is for Undoing the Untouched Utility of New Tack

U is for Undoing the Untouched Utility of New Tack

Unused horse items lose their polish and durability for the first three uses. New halters break. Equine blankets rip. Bridles snap. And new splint boots or polo wraps attract extra mud.

Curiously, dingy old horse tack and apparel seems to hold up remarkably well.


The Mane Point is participating again in the April A to Z blogging challenge, posting daily with alphabetical entries.

For this year's A-Z event, a month of posts will offer Turfy’s A-Z Rules of Horsemanship, with all due apologies to the original Murphy of Murphy’s Law,  which basically said, "If anything can go wrong, it probably will."

Horse lovers may have heard some of these uncannily true, yet often ironic, statements in various forms in the past. Or not.

Palomino Pony in Blanket
by Peter
Turfy’s A-Z Rules of Horsemanship
Adapted from public domain clipart

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1 comment:

  1. SIL is a horse person, must try to remember to tell her about your blog. Is the horse in the photo one of those tiny horses? It looks like it.



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