Tack Talk

An up close look of one of Rafter T's new breast collars. (Photo by Krista Lucas)

By Krista Lucas 

The equine market seems to be growing daily, not with just horses but also in the choices of tack, feed, supplements and just about anything else one can imagine for a horse. There is an endless supply of brand names on the market to choose from. Trying to make the right decision on what will best fit a horse’s needs can sometimes be overwhelming.

When it comes to western tack, there are many styles, each made for a specific discipline. Cowboys working out on the ranch probably like to stick to the punchy look of leather, while ropers in the arena may like a few more conchos and tooling. Barrel racers tend to like the flashier tack like fringe on breast collars and brightly colored leg wraps and bell boots. Rafter T Ranch

Company has a new line out that is both functional and flattering.

Terri Lynn Calhoun created the Rafter T line, with the brand shaped to look like an arrow to symbolize the idea of “Don’t look back.” Each piece is made with quality material and craftsmanship, right here in Texas. Customers are sure to be impressed by not only the durability of the leather, but also the beautiful painted designs on each piece. Rafter T offers hand-crafted breast collars, headstalls, halters, spur straps and more.

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