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 saddle for you (often at an...

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 friends are all about the sleek,...

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 details, riders...

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 to your plans.  Right now, a lot...

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 levels dream of cantering around with...

When Buying a Helmet, Use Your Head

By Dana Miller • Chagrin Saddlery Whether calculating a fast and clear jumper trip, finding the perfect distance to a fence or going on a relaxing trail ride, keeping the most important of human organs...

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

BY TPH TEAM 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 turnout inspection, you’re working from...

Air Vests Are All the Rage—But Are They Truly Safe?

The hunter jumper world is abuzz about air vests. Well-known professionals are wearing them, more are speaking out about buying their own, and amateur riders and parents are considering making the investment for themselves...

TPH Review: Struck Breeches

By Liz Davoll | Photos by Hillary Oswald Growing up I wore one brand of breech, sworn to them they were classics. I would wear these breeches until the day I stopped riding. Then, something...

Not Your Average Carry-On: Traveling With Your Saddle

The life of a show rider is often one of nomadism: We're on the road a lot, but we don't travel light. Exhibit A: our saddles. While most items can be stuffed into a bag,...

Bockmann Texas Trailers: Easy, Accessible and Attractive Options for Hauling Your Horse

BY TPH Staff For a lot of people, horse trailers are intimidating to purchase. So much depends on the vehicle you have or can afford to buy, how many horses you need to haul, safety...

Country & Stable: A Tack Store Set Apart from the Rest

BY TYLER BUI Country & Stable is one of the UK’s premium equestrian stores, serving not only the UK but also the U.S. and Canada. Specializing in the newest high-quality riding apparel, Country & Stable...

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...

Eques Pante Equestrian Underwear: An Honest Review

Before embarking on this review, the idea of wearing sculpting, seamless, bike short-style riding underwear was not high on my wish list.  I’ve been showing in the same three pairs of Tailored Sportsman side zip...

Relax With These Perfect Barn Organization Photos

We all have grand plans, but sometimes life gets in the way. At least that's how I feel about keeping my tack trunk organized. There are always 1,000 things to accomplish at the barn,...

TPH Review: Rambo Protector Fly Sheet with Disc Front 

BY PIPER KLEMM We all want to keep our horses comfortable, all year round. In the summer, that means protection from flies. I have been using Horseware products on my horses for as long as...

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...

Top Natural & Organic Product Picks from Equestrian Wellness

BY EDITORIAL STAFF Scrolling through Instagram earlier this year, I noticed the Equestrian Wellness account. I’m an equestrian, I appreciate wellness, so I clicked and scrolled and found myself on a website which hosted a vast...

What Are Those Horse Masks in the Jumper Ring?

The jumper ring is often one of innovation. More than just blinged out bonnets and colorful jackets, it’s a place to see some of the latest tack in our sport.  Lately, you may have noticed...

Your Guide to MIPS Helmets

Several companies are incorporating MIPS (Multi-directional Impact Protection System), an added safety technology that can reduce the risk of concussion 1. One K CCS with MIPSonekhelmets.com   This helmet combines the MIPS, low-friction-layer brain-protection-system that is...

Arena Saddles: Exceptional Quality on an Acceptable Budget

BY ALLIE CARLSON Saddles are often the most expensive piece of equipment an equestrian owns. They are a huge purchase that we put tons of time and energy into understanding. We have to find the...

Rosie’s Happy Ending Will Choke You Up: How a Slow Feeding System Came to...

By L.A. Sokolowski Have you heard about choke? That was the question Equine Voices Rescue & Sanctuary, at Jumpin’ Jack Ranch in Arizona, posed to Facebook followers after the haven nearly lost one of its...