When it comes time to choose pieces for my wardrobe, I consider myself to be pretty practical. Closet space in my house is sadly not unlimited, which means that each and every piece I own...» Read More!
With competition margins so crucial in this day and age of eventing, many if not most riders have realized the efficacy of herbal supplements in improving performances during the weekend of an event. Not only...» Read More!
It’s been absolutely positively freezing outdoors lately. Before I even think about stepping outside, I make sure to bundle up appropriately … especially since I’m pretty much cold 24/7. Which means pulling on a coat,...» Read More!
When it comes to blanketing my horses, I’ve been known to go a bit overboard. I’m someone who likes to be prepared for anything … which somehow translates into me stocking my tack room with...» Read More!
Some equestrians are lucky: they can keep on working all winter long in any variety of glove they find, from your basic horse-friendly models to the dollar store one-size-fits-all knit variety, and their hands are...» Read More!
Finding supplements that work in this day and age can be a daunting task, given that there are so many choices available to the discerning horse owner. It is rare that you find a company...» Read More!
This is the time of the year that I feel myself wistful for spring. Once Christmas has passed, all that separates us from spring are a few months. Just a few cold, snowy, icy and...» Read More!
I am NOT a cold weather person. I am a 100% southern born-and-raised hothouse flower, prone to psychological frostbite the moment temps dip below 72 degrees Fahrenheit. Despite the fact that I live in Tennessee,...» Read More!
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!