EQUUS Chart: Tack Safety Check

Before you ride, use our chart to evaluate the condition of your equipment to reduce the risk of breakage and malfunction.

Tack failure is rare, but the consequences can be catastrophic. Protect yourself and your horse by taking a few moments before every ride to thoroughly inspect the spots subject to the greatest wear and tear. Here’s how to identify signs of impending equipment breakdown.

EQUUS’ Tack Safety Check Chart

(The chart is in PDF format which can be viewed with the free Adobe Acrobat Reader program. If the program is not on your computer, please visit www.adobe.com to download your free copy. If you still have trouble opening the PDF file, email your name and fax number to [email protected].)

This chart originally appeared in the January 2007 issue of EQUUS magazine.