04 Nov
Saddle Cleaning and Conditioning
Posted Nov 4, 2019 by Admin / Category: Saddles
Martin recommends following this procedure at least twice a year. In humid climates, where mildew is common, wipe your saddle down with an over-the-counter antibacterial to kill mold and bacteria which can break down leather. In dry climates, clean, oil and condition more often. Just remember to follow the steps.....
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28 Oct
A Bit of Knowledge
Posted Oct 28, 2019 by Admin / Category: Tack
At Let’s Rope, our commitment to our community and readership has inspired us to provide practical, comprehensive content. We hope this article helps you visualize the relationship between your horse and most bits in your tack room. These are simply our observations for you to draw your own conclusions from.....
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21 Oct
Mistakes, Myths, and Challenges to the Saddle Fit
Posted Oct 21, 2019 by Admin / Category: Saddles
This is a common mistake we see in the roping and ranching worlds. Riders will take a nice three-fourths inch or one-inch contour pad, that is sufficient alone, and put a Navajo blanket under it. By doing that, it negates 100 percent of the pad’s benefits.....
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14 Oct
STT Saddle Fit: Nothing to Hide
Posted Oct 14, 2019 by Admin / Category: Saddles
South Texas Tack owner Steve Martin has “been horseback six days a week” for as long as he can remember, and has life-long involvement in the show, roping, and cutting worlds. Consequently, he has seen his share of poorly fitting saddles, and the negative affect they have on horses and performance.....
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07 Oct
Ranching to Retail
Posted Oct 7, 2019 by Admin / Categories: Lifestyle | On The Ranch
Ranching to Retail the South Texas Tack slogan. Ranching to Retail has a story to tell, one which could take days but here is the short version. The Ranching comes from many years of being in the ranching business. Our family ranches in Texas, Colorado, Kansas and Louisiana. True Ranchers understand the meaning of Ranching, as a Rancher we live to maintain and breakeven on our lands. There is a lot of happiness and glory that comes with Ranching. The livestock and wildlife become your friends and family. Threw the years my husband and I were privileged to be able to show horses that were raised and breed on the ranch. Showing horses gave us the tools to understand what equipment the cattleman and horsemen were looking for to help achieve their goals. This knowledge helped us to develop South Texas Tack. When South Texas Tack became established that is when our slogan wan born. The Ranching to Retail article attached shares with you more of our story.....
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Recent Posts

A Bit of Knowledge
Posted Oct 28, 2019
STT Saddle Fit: Nothing to Hide
Posted Oct 14, 2019
Ranching to Retail
Posted Oct 7, 2019