Just in case you missed Part 1 of this video serious, we are very fortunate to have seen a big increase over the past few years,  in the number of hats we’re shaping and fitting.  As it turns out,  that increase was the catalyst for us to decide to purchase a new, powerful hat steamer. […]

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Our business continues to change and evolve and in that light, and that includes an expansion in our hat fitting & shaping areas.  In fact, the changes have been significant and we decided it was time to add a new powerful hat steamer to the business. The new steamer makes quick work of some of […]

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I’ve been thinking a lot about longevity lately.  Specifically, I’ve been thinking about Longevity – Being There For The Long Haul At The Silver Spur.    I’m not sure why my mind keeps going back to that specific word or phrase but I’m guessing it has a lot to do with the fact that I’ve […]

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In this video, Shaping a Western Felt Hat – Part Two, Craig Strein will share his over 40 years experiences in the world of western hats. This video is a continuation of a visit I had with Craig Strein of the Silver Spur Saddle Shop, several weeks ago.  While I was visiting with him, he was […]

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Several weeks ago, I was visiting with Craig Strein, CEO of the Silver Spur Saddle Shop while he was in the process of shaping a new high-quality felt hat for a customer.   After a quick conversation, I asked if I could both film and interview him as he went through his process of breathing life […]

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As many of you know, October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month and so many of us know, love and support women and men who have or continue to fight this disease. With that in mind, we would like to honor an individual who is a breast cancer survivor and/or currently fighting breast cancer by giving away a […]

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Removing Mold and Maintaining Your Tack – Part Two,  is the second in a series of two videos I recently completed on  how to safely and effectively remove mold from your tack. Your tack is not only a financial investment, it’s also an investment in you and your horses safety.   Mold can quickly deterioriate […]

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From time to time, we all experience ‘it” and by “it”, I mean mold and this video, “Removing Mold and Maintaining Your Tack – Part One” details how to preserve your investment and maximize safety for horse & rider. As a saddle maker for the past 30+ years, I’ve seen more than my share of mold on fenders, straps, seats and billets.  Not only […]

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In this video, Snaffles, Stopping, Backing & more with Mike Davis, you will learn exactly how these three things impact each other. Mike Davis is a World-Champion Reining Horse Trainer & Competitor but more importantly, Mike is an accomplished and highly regarded horseman who understands and practices the art of horsemanship, every single day with client horses as […]

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Balance is a critical element when it comes to safety, performance and success in the saddle.   In this video, Mike Davis, Champion Reining Horse Trainer & Horseman provides several quick tips and exercises to help you do just that!

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