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- It's a RodeoHard Christmas
- Painted Horse Breeds
- Canter Lead Problems
- Horseback Archery
- The Akhal - Teke Breed
RodeoHard is going on Christmas number two at our San Tan Valley Location.
With over 2000 square feet of property we have tons of room for your shopping pleasure. We offer a huge selection of team ropes such as Cactus, Classic, and Fastback.
Did you know we started carrying Hay and Feed? Well you do now! That's right we carry HiPro Feed and Sacate Feed! Pellets, grain, and chicken feed. We do carry some supplements in store as well.
On Saturday's we also hold a small Farmer's Market, welcoming our local business vendors to join us celebrate community support! This has been so much fun and an awesome way of interacting with our community. We also hold specials to our RodeoHard customers that visit us on Saturday's. A weekly petting zoo, jewelry, food, baked goods, purses, clothes, makeup, candles, and a whole lot of handmade crafts, every Saturday is different.
Did you know we also deliver Hay? We require a 6 bale minimum order, however saves you the hassle of hunting down the best deals and getting all dirty. Let us do that for you!
We have a HUGE selection for the little cowboy or cowgirl in your life. Toy's, kid’s ropes, kid’s chap sets, and even toddler spurs! GREAT STOCKING STUFFERS…hint hint.
For the BULLRIDER we carry rosin, protective vests, helmets, bells, gloves, ropes, knuckle pads, and everything else you may need! If you’re gonna rodeo…..RODEOHARD and we’ll help keep you save during your 8 seconds.
Muttin Busters and Steer Riders we have you covered…as well!!
Visit our online store to shop 24 hours a day 7 days a week 365 days a year! For all of you local to us visit us at 1572 W Ocotillo Rd San Tan Valley AZ 85140 Monday – Tuesday 8-5 Wednesday Thursday Friday 8-6 Saturday 8-2 Sunday 8-2!
From all of us at RodeoHard.........Merry Christmas!!
Painted Horse Breeds.In Spanish the word is pintado, which means painted - or if you're a cowboy, you'd simply call these horses, paint. Another term used for these animals, because of their spots or partial coloring, is calico. This breed is nearly identical to the American Quarter Horse, however the only difference is the color. Many people are of the opinion that, because the Painted Horse is just like the Quarter Horse but with a splash of color, they are truly some of the most beautiful and exquisite horses in the world.
Originally, Native Americans and Indigenous people from other territories developed mounted archery for hunting and also to fight the adversaries. On the plains of the United States buffalo hunting was quit possibly the widest-recorded example of bow-hunting by mounted archers. Extremely gifted equestrian skills are imperative for this sport, since a bow requires the rider to release the reins and use both hands to shoot accurately at great speeds.
Barrel Racing - Part Two: Training your horse
You must have a large enough area to set up your barrels, though it does not need to be regulation size for training. Dirt is a much better surface because grass can get slippery, which is a danger for horse and rider. Putting large tractor tires around the barrels is a good idea.
Barrel Racing - Part One
Originally, barrel racing was invented for women so they could compete with each other in a fair, yet challenging event. The 55 gallon Texas oil drums were used in a cloverleaf pattern with two left-turns and one right. With roping horses the ladies would see who could get through the course with the fastest time.
The Quarter Horse The number one horse breed from around the world is the Quarter Horse. There are over 3 million of these horses that are registered, according to The American Quarter Horse Association (AQHA). It is thought this breed became popular when the colonists brought their racehorses into the west. One of the most-loved sports during the early years of the United States were the one-quarter mile races, usually run through the streets of the local town or along the country lanes and paths. The race was called "Quarter Pathers."