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1800 ca. spurs

1800 ca. spurs

1800’s ca Spur: A spur is a metal tool designed to be worn in pairs on the heels of riding boots for the purpose of directing a horse to move forward or laterally while riding. It is usually used to refine the riding aids (commands) and to back up the natural aids (the leg, seat, hands and voice).

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1890’s Saddle

1890’s Saddle

1890’s ca saddle

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Anamis Village

Anamis Village

Anamis Indian Village

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Brand for Don Jose Antonio Navarro

Brand for Don Jose Antonio Navarro

cattle Brand for Don Jose Antonio Navarro

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ca 1800 Quirta

ca 1800 Quirta

A quirta is a forked type of stock whip which usually has two falls at the end (like the tails on some tawses). Sometimes called a riding quirt, horse quirt, or a dog quirt.

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ca 1800’s Horse Tack and Equipment

ca 1800’s Horse Tack and Equipment

Horse tack and equipment

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ca 1800’s Lariat/Riata

ca 1800’s Lariat/Riata

A lasso, also referred to as a lariat, riata, or reata (all from Spanish la reata), is a loop of rope that is designed to be thrown around a target and tighten when pulled

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ca 1800’s Saddle Blanket

ca 1800’s Saddle Blanket

Saddle blanket refers to blankets, pads or fabrics inserted under a saddle. These are used to absorb sweat, cushion the saddle, and protect the horse’s back. Saddle blankets were usually made of wool and cotton and have been used for centuries with saddles.

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ca 1800’s Saddlebag

ca 1800’s Saddlebag

Saddlebags sit on the back, side, or front of the saddle. Most attach to the saddle by leather straps and ties.

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ca 1800’s Tejano Saddles

ca 1800’s Tejano Saddles

Tejano Saddles

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