Ways to Spend Time With Your Horse Out of the Tack

By Elizabeth Sousa As equestrians, I think we can all agree that there is just not enough time in the day when it comes to spending time with our horses. Often times, we get to...

The Story Behind Kraft Horse Walkers

The horse enters the walker and the door slides shut. The sound of the door sliding is very much like a finely crafted automobile door shutting. It’s a solid yet muffled sound that makes...

The Horse Is Really Our Client

Your daily riding surface truly impacts the safety and well-being of your horse. Improved research methods are providing more accurate data about biomechanics, shock absorption and safety. In the center of all this you...

The Ultimate Grazing Muzzle Guide

As Spring and Summer arrive around the country, along with that comes  the lush Spring grass. Overindulgence or first time exposure to Spring grass can sometimes can lead to short term and long term...

How to Push Through Used Trailer Shopping

BY RACHEL WILKOSKI As a young adult, trailer shopping for my very first trailer was a foreign and frustrating experience even though it ultimately ended up being fruitful.  For my budget at the time, new was...

Ponies for Pride: Where the equine and LGBTQ+ communities meet

BY SHELBY PHILLIPS I have been overwhelmed recently by the frequency and severity of hate, prejudice, and exclusion, not only in the world, but particularly in this sport. If you’re “different,” you’re considered controversial, likely...

This One is for the Underdogs – An Autobiography by Jessamy Rouson

BY LINDSEY RAINS I don’t know about you, but I’m a sucker for a good underdog story. Whether it’s a racehorse like Seabiscuit or the story of a rescue horse conquering their fear to carry...

Needlepoint Belts Add Some Pop & Tradition to Your Show Attire

BY ELIZABETH SOUSA Tradition tells us that show attire should not stray from solid, dark shades. As of late however, we have seen more variation in colors in the hunter and equitation ring. From maroon...

10 Things Every Rider Needs in their Barn Bag

This year, never be caught unprepared - make sure your barn bag is packed and with you at all times!  Here are 10 items we think every rider needs in their barn bag to keep...

Just in Time… The Ultimate Bug Gear Guide

Beat the Bugs this season. Summer will be here before you know it and after record rainfall in much of the country, our equine friends are going to need all the help they can get...

The Clothes Horse

Nothing is classier on a cool, rainy day than a beautifully turned out horse in a perfect wool cooler or beautifully fitted rain sheet. The Clothes Horse has been in the business of dressing...

Redingote

We all know Redingote for reinventing the coverall. This company, founded in 2018 by two women who needed something better for their equestrian lifestyle, produced a piece of essential barnwear in their winter suit....

Small Business Saturday – Social Distancing Edition

No, Black Friday wasn't yesterday and Christmas isn't just around the corner. But let's face it—we're bored, we're stuck at home, and many of us want to do a little retail therapy. If you're...

Outback Trading Company

Those who love the look, feel, and function of an oilskin raincoat will want to add Outback Trading Company’s Jill-a-Roo jacket to their spring wardrobe. Outback Trading Company was founded in 1983 inspired by...

Redingotes and Feathers: The Secret to Looking Nice is Following Your Personal Style

BY NOA LEIBSON  Despite being the sort of person who spends most of her time in pajamas, I find myself quite interested in fashion and aesthetics. Stranger yet, I was the child in the pony...

Get a Leg Up on Leg Protection

BY DR. HEATHER BEACH With so many options for leg protection for our horses, how can we choose what is best? Appearance, cost, function, and your horse’s unique conformational and discipline related needs all factor...

Over 100 Years of Trusted Grooming Technology: The Straight Arrow Family of Brands

Straight Arrow Products, Inc., founded by Phillip and Bonnie Katzev in 1970, is proudly owned and operated by second generation, Devon B. Katzev. Phil and Bonnie had a passion for raising and showing Arabian horses,...

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...

Kerrits Reimagined: Introducing a New Hunter/Jumper Collection from the Innovative Brand

By Esther Hahn Flattering performance breeches at a palatable price point are surprisingly difficult to find. In a landscape of expensive competition wear—that inevitably increases the rising fees associated with showing—it’s nearly impossible to build...

EqRight: A tiny trainer clipped right to your helmet

BY ALLIE CARLSON My trainer always says you teach what you have struggled with. When I help others out at shows, I find myself focused on eyes and posture. It’s a concept that has been...

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 looking down just to double-check your...

Simple Solutions (to annoying problems): Sweaty Helmets

By Lauren Mauldin Imagine the scene—you’re walking into the barn to get ready for a lesson. When you hacked the day before, your horse was light and responsive which left a big smile on your...