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Barbie Saddle No Problem for UK Saddlemaker Adam Ellis

Following a customer request for a “Barbie Saddle,” UK Saddlemaker Adam Ellis documented his creation of this saddle on Facebook. What do you think? Would you ride in a pink saddle?

AP Hassinger: “We Want Everyone to Have Their Favorite Breeches”

BY April Bilodeau As equestrians, we spend a lot of time in our riding clothes. Our tight fitting, sweat trapping, often uncomfortable riding clothes. Amy Hassinger, a life-long equestrian and prolific inventor, is no stranger to...

Ride Equistyle: How Catherine Winter Became the Authority on Equestrian Safety and Affordable High-End...

BY April Bilodeau While style may not have a direct relation to how we place in the show ring, looking good makes you feel good, and when you feel good, you perform better.  It’s no secret...

From Filthy to Fabulous: The Mane Importance of Keeping Your Horse’s Brushes Clean

BY Diana Bezdedeanu Striking the perfect balance between work, family, friends, and barn time is a constant struggle for nearly every equestrian I know. And I’m willing to bet that sanitizing grooming tools is not...

Highline Tack

How this popular business provides quality used saddles at affordable prices—with a customized experience. BY April Bilodeau A new saddle can be one of the most exciting things a horse person can buy. Choosing the leather,...

How to Keep Your Show Shirts White

If you're constantly finding yourself getting ready to head into the show ring and suddenly you remember that coffee stain from earlier that ended up on your white show shirt, this one is for...
Equine Residences

Equine Residences: Turning a Passion for Horses into a Barn-Designing Career

By Sarah Welk Baynum Andrea Knowles was like so many horse girls who were practically born wanting to ride.  Her parents bought her first pony at age seven, and she rode at a local barn near...
Horse Riding

What Makes a Good Riding Boot?

Horseback riding calls for proper footwear that provides maximum safety and comfort for the rider. There are a few different types of equestrian boots on the market. Typically, horseback riders wear tall riding boots. These...

What Do These Equitation Finals Stars Have in Common? MDC Stirrups On Their Saddles

By Piper Klemm, Ph.D.  As a group of the best junior riders in the country battled it out in the Big Equitation finals this fall, there was a common piece of equipment on many of...

Tack Talk: How to Identify Your Leather Goods and Keep them in Their Best...

Leah Matanky founded Redwood Tack out of a desire to share her love of the sport—and the beautiful pieces of tack that accompany it–with others. Throughout her extensive career in the saddle, Leah has...

Lauracea: Unique, Luxury, Leather Goods to Elevate Your Equestrian Style 

BY TYLER BUI When it comes to the perfect ring bag, functionality often comes before style. But why not have both? Offering quality, style, and practicality, LAURACEA has created one-of-a-kind products fit for the equestrian...

EQL by Kerrits™: Bringing Your Love for Horses into Everyday Life

EQL offers responsible, philanthropic clothes for any horse lover. By incor-porating hints of equestrian-themed accents into their pieces, EQL has designed a collection complete with clothes perfect for work, casual get-togethers, fancy dinners, and...

Nikovian Equestrian Enters the Ring

Founder Madison Smith couldn’t find tops and breeches that worked for her—so she created her own. It is amazing what a little frustration can make someone do. Madison Smith, founder of Nikovian Equestrian, never met...

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...

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...

Redwood Tack: Providing Riders with a One-of-a-Kind Saddle Shopping Experience

BY TYLER BUI Leah Matanky turned her passion for horses into an unexpected career. Redwood Tack, which she established in 2014, offers the highest-quality saddles and tack through a personalized shopping experience. While her showroom and...

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...

KERRITS: Over 30 Years of innovation

Continuous passion and creativity have fueled Kerrits’ quest to help riders make the most of their time in the saddle—from tights that changed the industry to innovative fabrics transforming tomorrow’s ride. Photos: KRISTIN LEE PHOTOGRAPHY 1991...

Dress for the ride of your life: Five reasons to love EQL by Kerrits™

Passionate equestrians know that riding is not just a hobby, sport, or trend—it’s a lifestyle. That’s why the riders at Kerrits recently launched an equine-inspired line of lifestyle apparel called EQL by Kerrits. The...

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...

Arista Equestrian: A Clothing Brand Focuses on Quality, Authenticity—and the Next Generation

By Rennie Dyball Jocelyn Kivort doesn’t just tell customers that her clothes will last them many years—she shows them.  As the owner and manufacturer of Arista Equestrian, a boutique brand of riding and lifestyle pieces, Kivort...

Big Bucks: Retailers Miss Out on Sales by Excluding Larger Riders

By Karen Hopper Usher Everybody assumes I want to event. I love dressage, foxhunting, and have a background in hunt-seat equitation. It’s the kind of riding resume that makes you think, “maybe she’s just never...