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27th Oct 2002, 04:47 PM
hi everyone !
has anyone made their own tack or accesories ?
what did you make ?
how did you make it ?
does anyone know any good sites to give you any tips or i deas ?
i feel creative and want to do something really !!!!!
anyone that does know how to do things - please tell me !!!!
thanks every one !!!!!!!
27th Oct 2002, 05:38 PM
Try getting in touch with a company called T&T, they advertise in most horse magazines. They sell everything you need to make tack; patterns, leather, nylon, all the fittings, binding, the lot. I made some headcollars, leadropes and numnahs with their stuff, also a couple of rugs! Don't do it now, no time, but they were pretty good. I'll see if I can find their number if you like.
27th Oct 2002, 06:11 PM
T & T Equestrian Supplies, 44 Oak Hill Gardens, Woodford Green, Essex IG8 9DY. If you write to them they will send you a catalogue - sorry I don't have a phone number.
27th Oct 2002, 06:19 PM
i made 2 rope headcollars parelli style.
and my mum made me travelling boats and a sweat blanket
27th Oct 2002, 06:54 PM
when i write to T&T do i need to send a stammped adressed envelope or just send off and request a catalogue ?
27th Oct 2002, 06:59 PM
and also do they have a website i can look up aswell ?????????
27th Oct 2002, 07:16 PM
yes do they have a web-site???
i meade a mini rug small one!hehe blue did'nt know what to make of it but she was fine with it! and she lay down and had a good roll!lol! took it of at feed time and she had this white squire onher!hehe funny!
i'm makeing squire one tomorrow!
quite fun making things really!
28th Oct 2002, 05:42 PM
I can't remember whether I sent an sae, but I'm sure they'll send you a catalogue without.
28th Oct 2002, 06:12 PM
The ad says send an SAE, but if you want big patterns like rugs it's best to send a biggish one.
I don't think they have a website, could be wrong though, they'd probably tell you if you asked!
12th Nov 2002, 08:54 PM
I'm feeling rather creative. Might check it out!!!!! Could be quite a fun thing to do now the winter's here!
19th Nov 2002, 07:48 PM
i've just made a flourescent exercise sheet.
kinda easy, a peice of flourescent material, peice of fleece, sew together, add fillet string, stick on reflective strips and girth straps and ta-da!!!!
need to waterproof it though, will get round to that!
19th Nov 2002, 08:27 PM
i made reflective leg bands...just bought yellow and silver tape for sewing onto kids clothes, cut to size and added velcro..they arent strechy but i find them better than the elastic ones because for some reason the elasticated ones i bougth always slip down roudn my hroses ankles.
does nayone know how to make your own hay nets? i saw it someowhere btu i cant find it anymore
24th Nov 2002, 01:20 AM
I made "mud boots"- waterproof wraps for riding etc. to keep your horse's legs dry. I just got waterproof material, padding for the inside, and added vecro straps.
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