How many times as a rider have you heard from your coach or trainer, “shorten your reins!” If you have been riding or teaching riding lessons for any period of time you now this quote...» Read More!
Over the last few years, the horse world has become much more defensive against the dangers of excess sun. Sun shirts and daily SPF application are en vogue, and with these healthy trends came even...» 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!
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!
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!
I’ve probably made it pretty clear that I am a tack addict; I absolutely love the smell and feel of quality leather and (almost) all things that glitter. Unfortunately for me, I am not independently...» Read More!
So you may remember my original review of the Total Saddle Fit Shoulder Relief Girth; I thought it was super effective and certainly a potential game changer for many horses (if you missed the original...» Read More!
The original Tipperary 8500 Sportage is ALMOST my dream helmet. After trying out multiple brands and reading approximately one million reviews, I bought one to ride the Mongol Derby in this summer, and it ticked...» Read More!
Have you ever experienced the feeling of having an instant favorite? It’s been a pretty rare kind of experience for me. I’ll admit to being the kind of person who knows what I like, and...» Read More!
Let’s face it: Soundness is our highest priority for our horses. It doesn’t matter if they’re weekend trail buddies or four-star champions, what we all want is for our horses to feel comfortable and avoid...» Read More!
When you think of Horseware, you automatically think of high quality blankets, but did you know they also offer many extremely affordable options within their line of products? With Rambo, Rhino and Amigo, you can...» Read More!
A late winter snowstorm delayed the delivery of a saddle I had been wanting to try out for six months. It seemed impossible to wait one more day for the BUA saddle to finally arrive....» Read More!
It was the 2010 World Equestrian Games in Lexington, and I’d had one (or maybe three) too many Kentucky Bourbon Barrel Ales. Which, I think we can all agree, is the absolute best time to...» Read More!
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!
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!
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!
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!
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!
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!
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!