About/Contact

About:
Welcome to Badlands Equine, owned by Marlene Moss, and named after our home surrounded by the Badlands Wilderness near Bend, Oregon. Previously, I started Moss Rock Endurance, a business dedicated to designing and making custom biothane tack and providing other endurance products including EasyCare items and Free'n'Easy Saddles to endurance and trail riders. Lisa Douglass carried on the tradition when we moved on to owning a boarding facility and focusing on saddlefitting. We also ran a 50-60 horse boarding facility which was hard work, but one of the most educational times of my life. I had opportunities to ride and train many horses, advancing my skills much faster than otherwise. We also learned so much about horse care and dealing with injuries and illness.

Through all of this, endurance has been our steadfast goal. Some years allowed more riding than others, but we finally live in the perfect location with tons of trails for conditioning and lots of competitions nearby. This allows us to bring everything together! I love being able to help horse and rider with a comfortable way to share the miles together. I currently sell Ghost treeless made in Italy and Bua saddles made in Ireland, both excellent choices for many riding styles and horse shapes.

My husband Stace has studied farriery and while he doesn't offer this service professionally at this time, he will consult with people during our saddle fitting clinics as foot and back issues are often connected. We support horses being barefoot when possible and have added Scoot Boots and EVO Hoof Boots to the product line as well. We've both studied saddle fitting, mostly in relation to several of the adjustable panel saddles available. Although we've carried saddles for sale, our saddle fitting sessions have nothing to do with selling a saddle. The goal is to teach the person how to judge saddlefit on their own and make suggestions how to make the current saddle work whenever possible. We've even done saddle fitting clinics in the back parking lot of used saddle stores so we can work with as many saddles as possible to find the best fit for you and your horse.

We've been competing in endurance and competitive trail riding since 2001. We changed our lives for this wonderful sport and are always happy to share our experiences with others and help them discover the fun!

Contact Information:
Email
 Marlene: GhostTreelessUSA@gmail.com for Ghost and general information and InnovativeSaddles@gmail.com for Bua information. I check my email frequently.
Facebook:  https://www.facebook.com/BadlandsEquine?ref=hl 
Phone: 541-588-0155, I can be reached whenever I'm carrying my phone, but roughly 8am-5pm PST

Return Policy:
Non-custom items may be return in new/unused condition for full refund less shipping expenses. We highly suggest that saddles be demoed prior to purchase to avoid unexpected issues. I will facillitate the sale of custom saddles (those other than standard leather in black or brown or those with custom flap lengths etc) by listing on my used saddle pages and supporting a buyer through fitting advice. Cancelled standard saddle orders are subject to a 15% restocking fee.

Privacy Policy:
This privacy notice discloses the privacy practices for www.BadlandsEquine.com. This privacy notice applies solely to information collected by this website. It will notify you of the following:

  1.     What personally identifiable information is collected from you through the website, how it is used and with whom it may be shared.
  2.     What choices are available to you regarding the use of your data.
  3.     The security procedures in place to protect the misuse of your information.
  4.     How you can correct any inaccuracies in the information.

Information Collection, Use, and Sharing 
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We will use your information to respond to you, regarding the reason you contacted us. We will not share your information with any third party outside of our organization, other than as necessary to fulfill your request, e.g. to ship an order.

Unless you ask us not to, we may contact you via email in the future to tell you about specials, new products or services, or changes to this privacy policy.

Your Access to and Control Over Information 
You may opt out of any future contacts from us at any time. You can do the following at any time by contacting us via the email address or phone number above:

  •         See what data we have about you, if any.
  •         Change/correct any data we have about you.
  •         Have us delete any data we have about you.
  •         Express any concern you have about our use of your data.

Security 
We take precautions to protect your information. When you submit sensitive information via the website, your information is protected both online and offline.

Wherever we collect sensitive information (such as credit card data), that information is encrypted and transmitted to us in a secure way. You can verify this by looking for a lock icon in the address bar and looking for "https" at the beginning of the address of the Web page.

While we use encryption to protect sensitive information transmitted online, we also protect your information offline. Only employees who need the information to perform a specific job (for example, billing or customer service) are granted access to personally identifiable information. The computers/servers in which we store personally identifiable information are kept in a secure environment.

If you feel that we are not abiding by this privacy policy, you should contact us immediately via telephone at 541-588-0155 or via email.