A while back after writing the Saddle Fitting Saga series, I promised a follow up on how girths affect saddle fit and how different girths may work for different shaped horses and why. And of...» Read More!
It’s a little sad that we’ve reached the time of the year when the trees have lost their leaves. At this point, most of them are bare and lonely looking. The once colorful red, yellow...» Read More!
Even though it’s November, there are still a fair amount of annoying bugs in Virginia, and almost all of the horses are on day turnout, which means the sensitive types are still sporting their fly...» Read More!
If you’ve watched Phillip Dutton, Boyd Martin and Lauren Kieffer compete at an event recently, you’ve likely spotted their horses sporting colorful cross country boots. These U.S. Olympians trust Majyk Equipe to keep their horses’...» Read More!
Everything starts to slow down this time of the year. The days are cooler and the darkness settles over the land earlier each evening. The chill in the air makes it harder to get up...» Read More!
It’s that time of the year again … the days are growing shorter and the temperatures cooler. I’m already missing the warm sun filled days and late nights of summer. But I’ll enjoy the beauty...» Read More!
The market for cross country boots has become very competitive in the past few years, as riders are demanding better protection for their prized partners, and Professional’s Choice has responded with leg care that is...» Read More!
This year, I’ve been doing some serious riding. All of the hours that I’ve been spending in the saddle mean that I also need a serious wardrobe. Because when I’m riding … I want to...» Read More!
Life has been pretty hectic over the past several months. With so much going on at work and personally, I feel like I’m busy, busy, busy. All of that hustle and bustle can be a...» Read More!
A fashionable stock tie to complete your ensemble for dressage can be hard to find, and even harder to find is a company that makes them in the USA and offers them in any color...» Read More!
If you ever bought into the skinny-belt-over-a-shirt trend (guilty as charged) you understand the importance of a comfortable girth. I get why some clever horses hold their breath when we’re tightening their girths — the...» Read More!
With the recent announcement of the new Apple Watch, AirPods, and iPhone 7, it’s no secret that we live in a world ruled by technology. So how does that translate to our horses? Sure, there...» Read More!
I’ve been riding western for about 15 years now, and while I have a healthy appreciation for some tasteful bling and southwestern patterns on just about everything I own for the barn, there’s a secret...» Read More!
We equestrians are a people of great paradox. On the surface, our lifestyles might seem one hinged on old-fashioned elegance — all plaited manes and velvet helmets and burnished leather — but by equal turn...» Read More!
I will be the first to admit that I am not always one for flashy bling on my tack. I’m all for looking your best, but bling has just been one thing that I’ve not...» Read More!
Hard work is a part of my everyday life. Getting out of bed is not the most attractive thing in the world when I hear my alarm going off soon after 5 a.m. However, there...» Read More!
Lately, I’ve been at a bit of a conflict with myself. I have absolutely been loving the warm and sunny days of summer. But it’s also been a bit of a struggle keeping myself cool...» Read More!
I love all of the time that I’m able to spend riding, particularly in the summer season. Yet with as much time as I spend in the saddle, I feel like I take about twice...» Read More!
If you’re at all like me, you may find that there are some things that you just can’t have too many of. Two such things that fall into that category for me are T-shirts and...» Read More!
Most days after I arrive home from work, I’ve found myself riding. When you have a horse in training, it’s really important to keep a consistent schedule. And for me, it’s been a great feeling...» Read More!
I can’t get enough of the bright and sunny weather of the summer season. The warm weather. The long days. It’s been absolutely lovely to change into my riding clothes each day after a long...» Read More!
If I could, I would practically live outdoors all summer long. As it is I spend as much time as humanly possible soaking up the sun … wherever. And whenever. Sure, I spend plenty of...» Read More!
Horse people have two distinct wardrobes: “normal” clothes and “barn” clothes. Usually when we wear “normal” clothes to ride, they automatically become barn clothes by default. The dirt, grime and general gunk that goes hand-in-hand...» Read More!