• Kate@byHiggins


Just something I saw on Facebook today and liked it so much I thought I'd put it here ... 'A young cowboy was working some horses in a round pen. An old cowboy came by, watched for a while and then he asked: "Young man, would you like to know the secret of good horsemanship?"

The young cowboy said he would indeed.

The old man made a fist and he said: "If you can open my fist, you will learn the secret of good horsemanship." The young guy poked, pried, thumped, pinched squeezed, pushed, punched and shoved the fist.

He finally said: "I can't get it open! What's the secret of getting your fist open so I can learn the secret of good horsemanship?"

The old cowboy said: "You could have asked ..."

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My name's Kate and I'm a life-long horse owner of the DIY variety.

The idea for the Halter Hangars and the Lick Safe are had been floating around my head for a few years before I took the plunge and stated to turn ideas into reality. I started with the Hangars, as I was thoroughly fed up with wet head collars and losing hoof-picks in the long grass by my field gate. And then when I saw how successful the hood-shape was at keeping out the rain, I developed the Lick Safe ... 

If you'd like any extra information, please do contact me: kate@byhiggins.com

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