Ask The Judge: Horse Show Fashion

The hunter and equitation rings can be a hard place for fashion lovers who thrive on finding pieces that bring a new flair to the horse show. From wild colors to crystalized...

3 Companies That Excel at Outfitting Equestrians of All Sizes

BY LAUREN MAULDIN Some things will always be consistent on the hunter/jumper circuit: fashion trends grab attention with innovative designs and intricate details, and life will throw a curveball...

Wool vs Foam Flocking: What Does It Mean for Your Saddle?

BY BRITTANY BIRD So, you’re shopping for a new saddle, and as you sip your morning coffee while researching different types, you stumble across the foam vs. wool debate.  Some of your...

Battle of the Burgundy: What Coat Colors Belong In The Hunter Ring?

BY LAUREN MAULDIN There's a lot going on in our sport right now. Indoors just wrapped up, and people are looking forward to winter circuits. SafeSport is a hot topic, with everyone going through their...

Marley Lilly Monogrammed Apparel Review

BY ALLIE CARLSON As equestrians, we all love a good monogram. So when Marley Lilly kept popping up in my Facebook feed, I got curious. My order came within 9 business days, which considering they had...

How to Oil a New Saddle

BY CORI MCGRAW So you’ve just purchased a brand new saddle or have been fortunate enough to receive one as a gift (you lucky duck, you!). Now what?  While some manufacturers will pre-oil a...

Everyday Tack Maintenance: How to Keep Your Tack in Good Shape

BY JESS CLAWSON I like tack cleaning, but don’t always have time to clean my tack to the extent that I’d like. Back when I had an office job...

Is Your Saddle Rack Damaging Your Horse’s Back?

BY HOLLY BARNETT Holly Barnett, owner of August Equine, is a certified saddle fitter and professional equine therapist, based out of Ontario, Canada. Holly embraces the "whole horse" concept and presents a comprehensive approach to...

Tips for Looking Your Best on Horse Show Day

BY JESS CLAWSON Horse show days are exciting, if sometimes stressful. We’ve put in so much effort to get there that we don’t want anything to go wrong. I...

Beautiful and Easy Ways to Display Your Ribbons

BY INTERN ASHLEY SHAW Over many years of horse showing, equestrians can accumulate countless amounts of ribbons. Sadly, the reality is that most of these elegant, hard-earned ribbons end up in storage containers and plastic...

The Perfect Bit Does Exist

BY JESS CLAWSON Many riders struggle with teaching their horses, and themselves, proper connection to the bit. Sometimes horses resist because the bit isn’t an appropriate choice or doesn’t...

Five Show Jumping Fashion Trends to Watch

With Hannah Selleck and Julia Tops BY EMILY RIDEN/JUMP MEDIA Equestrian fashion is steeped in tradition with the general show ring attire aesthetic still resembling that...

Tack Cleaning Tips for When You’ve Really Got to Make it Sparkle

BY JESS CLAWSON Maintaining proper daily maintenance for your tack means that when it’s time to really deep clean it, whether for a big horse show or Pony Club...

TPH Review: Total Saddle Fit Stability Leathers

by Jess Clawson Many years ago when I was in grad school and couldn’t afford a horse, I played roller derby. I made terrific friends, was the fittest I’ve...

Talk Shadbelly To Me: What Top Derby Riders are Wearing

BY LAUREN MAULDIN Shadbellies are a bucket list apparel item for many equestrians. They signify a formal, big event like a hunter derby or classic. Riders on all different...

EQright: Tiny Device, Big Potential to Improve Your Riding

By Rennie Dyball Does your trainer tell you to “look up!” or “sit up!” every lesson? Do you jump up your horse’s neck from time to time? Find yourself...

On a Budget? You Need The TackHack

BY LAUREN MAULDIN This online retailer is changing the equestrian discount landscape by working with independent tack shops to source amazing deals for riders. Working adult...

The Fit Equestrian’s Equitation Bootcamp: Can This Easy Workout Plan Actually Complement Your...

BY RENNIE DYBALL With a month to go before my competitive local medal finals, all it took was the name of this workout to hook me. I’ll take all the shoulders-back help I can get. I’ve...

Terrific Trends on the Show Circuit: Summer Edition

By Intern Lauren Aubert   In our present day, equestrian show fashion is more form fitting, sweat-wicking, and breathable than ever before. Breeches come in a variety of rises and colors, some even deemed appropriate to...

Butet Practice

By TPH Brand Ambassador Eden Pessin I'm the kid who horse shows in the Butet Practice saddle... Earlier in the year, my trainer and I were working on my balance and making my posture more correct, so...

Top Two Popular English Saddles

By Intern Tori Weed   Two English saddles that are climbing the ranks as “must haves”   One of the most important pieces of equipment as an equestrian is the saddle. Though most English saddles can get the...

Battle of the Sports Bras

BY RENNIE DYBALL It’s a good time to shop as an equestrian – everything from breeches to show shirts and even hunt coats are being constructed with performance fabrics to keep us cool, dry and...