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Montana Cowboy Makes it Professional

Montana Cowboy Makes it Professional

Growing up on a Montana ranch, Brad Barkemeyer started his first colt when he was 12. By the age of 14, Brad was training horses in different disciplines for the public. This early experience served him well throughout his career as a professional horseman and trainer.
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This Is How We RIDE - Equine Affaire, Ohio

This Is How We RIDE - Equine Affaire, Ohio

I was able to go to Equine Affaire with Weaver Leather working out of our endorsees’ booth, Ken McNabb of Ken McNabb Horsemanship. I had the privilege of meeting Ken last summer at one of the clinics he taught at our brand ambassador’s facility, C and C Horsemanship.
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Style Meets Function!

Style Meets Function!

I love shopping for my horse….well if we have to be honest….myself too! I have to be very careful to allot myself a certain budget for boots, western shirts, cowboy hats, jewelry and then the BIG ticket items – horse tack!
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photo credit: Stacy Widder

It’s Never Too Late To Learn Something New!

A few weeks ago, I attended an extreme trail clinic with my Thoroughbred/Appaloosa, Indy. What may surprise you, however, is that neither Indy nor I have ever done anything like that before! If you follow our blog posts, you may remember my background and training is mainly in the English discipline.
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The Perfect Connection You Didn't Know You Needed

The Perfect Connection You Didn't Know You Needed

Over the years my tack room has become filled with many different pieces of equipment. Hanging on the wall I often find myself reaching for “the perfect connection”. A connection piece that is not necessarily common to all, but one that really comes in handy as a great training piece.
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Unique Horseback Activities

Unique Horseback Activities

Horses are my passion! I really couldn’t imagine life without them. I am 26 years old and I know there are many chapters of my horsemanship journey that are still waiting to be uncovered.
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The Weaver Way

The Weaver Way

Fun Fact: The Weaver Leather team donated 320 shoe-boxes filled with presents to Samaritan’s Purse Operation Christmas Child in 2017.
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Well This IS My First Rodeo… A look Back at My First NFR

Well This IS My First Rodeo… A look Back at My First NFR

When I was given the opportunity to travel to Las Vegas in December of 2017 to work during the National Finals Rodeo, I quickly jumped at the chance to go. Being relatively new to Weaver Leather and having a primarily English background, I was excited to immerse myself in the rodeo world.
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How a Little Boy with Dreams Became a Professional Horseman

How a Little Boy with Dreams Became a Professional Horseman

From a little boy with dreams, professional horseman Ken McNabb, has established himself into a well known trainer, clinician, host of the award-winning RFD-TV show – Discovering the Horseman Within and partner in the top quality annual Diamond-McNabb Ranch Horse Sale.
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To the Horse that Almost Paralyzed Me…

To the Horse that Almost Paralyzed Me…

It’s hard to imagine that it’s been 7 years since my life changed. What started out as a normal day working at the barn, turned into an overnight stay in the ER with a life altering injury. Let me tell you a quick story about that day and what I’ve learned about myself and about passion.
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Guide to Cinches

Guide to Cinches

Choosing a new cinch can be very daunting. There are so many shapes, styles and features on the market today, how do you know what to choose?
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"Then and Now"

"Then and Now"

From a small garage where our founder Harry Weaver focused on making shoe repairs in 1973 to today’s 260,000 square foot facility where a team of over 300 manufactures, distributes and markets products for our supplyequinelivestockpet and arborist divisions, we’ve come a long way in 45 years.
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