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The Cactus Craft: GM Josh Johnson

General Manager Josh Johnson navigates new waters for Cactus Saddlery as the company crafts better gear to serve its customers.

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Cowboy-Era Maker: Cotton Elliot Bit and Spurs

Texas bit and spur maker Cotton Elliott learned the old ways of the craft but embraces both the challenges and the opportunities of doing business in this modern world.

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Andy Holcomb’s Head Horse Tie-Down Theory

Understanding Tie-Downs Andy Holcomb explains when and how he uses a nylon noseband.

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OLD SCHOOL: Brad Lund’s Matlock Rose Combination Hackamore

When Brad Lund feels a horse getting behind the bridle in the box, he pulls an old-school Matlock Rose combination hackamore out of his toolbox.

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New NRS Ladies Boots to Kick Off Spring

The NRS Women's Rios Ride Ready boots are a Spring essential.

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Winning the World with a Gordy Alderson Bit

Junior Nogueira's Gordy Alderson Chain Port

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Headgear Hints: Finding the Right Tie-Down for Your Team Roping Horse

You want every little advantage when the money’s up. So why not tweak your headgear until it helps your horse perform his absolute best? Here are the pros’ takes on the types of tie-downs they like and why.

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The Bit that Won the 2021 Team Roping Heading World Title

Kaleb Driggers’ Petska Straight Chain.

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Head Up! Hunter Koch’s Hackamore Hack

Before the 2021 American Rope Horse Futurity Association World Championships, NFR heeler Hunter Koch borrowed this unstamped hackamore from former ARHFA World Champ Billie Jack Saebens. Here’s why.

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Keeping a Head Horse Soft with Coy Rahlmann’s Leon Hughes Bit

Coy Rahlmann breakdown of his favorite bit made by Leon Hughes.

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