How many times has your trainer told you to have soft arms? To be flexible, yet strong? “Don’t be so rigid!” she says. “Don’t brace against your horse, you want him to be soft and...» Read More!
It’s time to mention the “unmentionables.” There are days when it’s over a hundred degrees when you ride. You might walk anywhere between 4 and 8 miles at any given horse trial, between your course...» Read More!
‘Tis the season to shop for turnout sheets and blankets, and EN has been hard at working putting top brands to the test. If you live in a climate where temperatures and weather patterns can...» Read More!
It may be “No-Stirrup November,” but as you work on your sitting trot with yours neatly folded over the front of your saddle, can you really say you’re happy with them? Perhaps it’s time to...» Read More!
I have terrible feet. I’m an equestrian who spends too much time in my boots, and I’m a runner. (Well. Sometimes. Off and on. Occasionally.) Anyway … I have terrible feet. Think broken toes, high...» Read More!
As an eventer, you’re constantly on the go, with competitions and clinics, jump grids, dressage lessons, cross country schooling … and at the end of the day all you want to do is slip into...» Read More!
As loads of riders are packing up to head to Aiken or Ocala for the winter, it’s time for a fresh new addition to your equestrian wardrobe! Introducing: Anique Equestrian. Like “unique,” because you’ve never...» Read More!
If you are searching for a softer alternative to a curry comb for your sensitive horse, check out the Tiger’s Tongue Horse Groomer! The Tiger’s Tongue is a flexible scrubber that gently but effectively cleans...» Read More!
We are less than 12 weeks away from the holidays, and as your friends and family know, only eventing gear is on your wishlist. You have gone through catalogs and circled very specific items, included...» Read More!
I’ll be honest, this is a review I kept forgetting to write. Not because I don’t love the product — actually, quite the contrary. These belts have traveled with me from New York to Kentucky...» Read More!
Saddle pads for an equestrian are like shoes for the average woman. It doesn’t matter how many you have, there is always room for one more. I’m pretty sure I’m not the only one out...» Read More!
The Event at Rebecca Farm is one of my favorite competitions in North America to cover each year, but man, does that place fry my face off. All of us who spent last week in...» Read More!
Tale of a Sensitive OTTB Anyone that knows me knows that #saddlefit is kinda my thing. Not in a traditional saddle fitter kinda way (though I do believe in that completely), but more in a...» Read More!
Photo courtesy of Bobby’s English Tack, from their NEW website! Love high quality, super soft leather? Hate high prices? (Duh!) Then Bobby’s English Tack is the manufacturer for you! As I’ve said before in previous...» Read More!
Let’s be honest … my “Showshirt Ponies” are nothing larger than a Welsh cross. An 11-hand, petite equine that still needs to be contained, but marches around with a Napoleon complex wanting to feel larger...» Read More!
Most horse owners have a go-to fly spray, and with fly season kicking in to full swing, you’re likely stocking up on your favorite brand. But if you’re like me, you’re also always hunting for equine...» Read More!
This article is brought to you by Athletux Equine. For more Athletux articles, please click here. If you missed them, be sure to check out Part I: Around the Barn and Part 2: Rider Apparel & Gear. Now...» Read More!
This article is brought to you by Athletux Equine. For more Athletux articles, please click here. In Part 1 we discussed the everyday tools you need, and what essentials top riders are big fans of. Now that...» Read More!
This article is brought to you by Athletux Equine. For more Athletux articles, please click here. It’s tax season, and you know what that means!!! With the average American slated to get back over $3,000 for their...» Read More!
I am very much a creature of habit. Ask anyone who knows me. Once I find something I like, I tend to stick with it, whether it’s my favorite pizza recipe or my favorite pair...» Read More!
I love boots. I know I’m a horse person, and I’m supposed to love boots, but I really do! I love boots. More specifically: tall boots. I’ve tried paddock boots and half chaps, but quickly...» Read More!
Finding the perfect breeches that look the part while standing up to the demanding lifestyle of an eventer can be a tall order. Where many other pairs fall short, the Ariat Olympia breech steps up to...» Read More!
The most ridiculous rain I’ve ever encountered was on day two of the 2017 Mongol Derby. It felt like we were galloping through a hurricane, with visibility reduced to a stride or two in front...» Read More!