I finished up this blanket yesterday. I love this model but blankets always look weird on him. I think I could have adjusted it better. I tried it on a couple other models and that kind of helped, but I still think it's weird. 😅 At least it's done and off my workbench now.
One of the questions I often get about blankets is how to fit them to the model. I touched on this on a recent Instagram post, but since social media posts get buried and lost quickly I wanted to expand on it here. My blanket pattern is simple. It's basically a rectangle with a rounded … Continue reading Tack Tip: Blanket Fitting
The last demonstration I watched at the faire was some horseback archery. I especially liked their costumes! There were targets set up in the middle of the arena, which the riders aimed for as they went by. Almost a bullseye! One of the riders did some vaulting exercises, then was given a bow and arrow … Continue reading Horseback Archery
It's taken a few months, but I've finally finished this showmanship halter. I've been wanting to put this set of Rio Rondo hardware to use for a while now. This is the "Rawlins" design. For some reason I default to halters when I'm struggling with making tack, thinking that they will be an easy project … Continue reading Silver Halter