To ALL horse owners: taking care of their tack is top priority, whether traveling to shows, on trail rides, or simply storing the equipment in the barn. A tack trunk or tack box is anexcellent way to protect the bridles, reins, and other small, but necessary, articles of horse paraphernalia from the elements.
Rain, humidity and sun can take their toll on leather quickly, causing expensive articles to dry rot and making replacement necessary sooner than it had to be. Tack trunks or boxes are ideal to protect these items from ruin. An additional good measure for protecting your trunk or box
from the weather is to invest in tack trunk covers or tack box covers.
When you are ready to make your purchase, the internet will be an invaluable tool in locating the right source and placing your order.
The following paragraphs will provide you with some invaluable information as you begin your quest for the perfect tack trunk or tack box cover. For custom tack trunk covers, you will need to make precise measurements of your trunk or box. You will need to record the height of the box, as well as the width and length. When WWW.TACKTRUNKS.COM you measure the height of the box, you will need to figure in an opening for the handles on the ends of the trunk. You should measure from the bottom of the box to the bottom of the handle, from the bottom of the handle to the top of the handle, and from the top of the handle to the top of the box; recording each measurement. You should then add the measurements together, and make sure that the total of those measurements equals the total measurement from top to bottom. These will be important, as each cover is custom made to fit your trunk or box.
Covers come in our standard colors or sunbrella fabric colors, or can be designed to reflect the colors of your barn or horse trailer, if desired. The trim may be in a complimentary or contrasting colors. The most popular material for covers is sunbrella, because of its weatherproof quality. The tops of the covers may be padded in a diamond or square stitching design. Many people wish to have their covers embroidered with initials, a ranch brand, or even a family crest. This will be another personal taste decision and will involve another color selection. Silk screening these designs is another option, and may actually be the better choice for ease of cleaning the cover.
Trunk covers are hand made in the USA, considering the time spent and tedious nature of the project to make them may take from 3 to 5 weeks. Call to get an estimate on the timing to make a custom cover for your trunk.