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NEW: Bates Caprilli Close Contact Classic

Introducing a serious show jumping saddle designed especially for riders who value a classic design while benefiting from modern innovations. You will enjoy the benefits and appearance of traditional Heritage Leather with the bonus of...

What is the Equine Microbiome?

BY Purina Equine Technical Team These days it’s hard to talk about nutrition and not mention the term “microbiome.” But what exactly is the microbiome?   The term microbiome refers to the combined population of all the...

Equine Elixirs: You Can Lead A Horse To Water … And Now, You Can...

We all know water is essential for life. But do you know the many ways in which water impacts your horse on a daily basis? Water forms a layer along the length of the...

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...

Alltech: Feeding Horses, Minimizing Environmental Impact

Founded in 1980, Alltech is focused on providing green, sustainable solutions to horse owners’ needs for balanced feeds, supplements, and additives for horses. BY ALLISON ARMSTRONG REHNBORG When was the last time you considered the environmental...

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 amateurs bond over many things, like battling nerves at the...

Leadership in Equine Design: The Corton & HorsestallsUSA story

By Philip Pryor, Ag Engineer Corton production makes stalls to the highest quality standards using sustainable  energy sources and employs 30 people with a certified training program Can horse stalls be both beautiful and low-maintenance at...

Adding Essential Oils Into Your Horse Care Routine with The Infused Equestrian

BY BLOG EDITOR LAUREN MAULDIN I'll admit it -- I was slow to get on the essential oil train. It's not that I have anything against holistic methods, but for the longest time I thought...

Shady Lady: Sun Protection Looks to the Future

BY LINDSEY LONG EQUESTRIAN PROFESSIONAL and founder of ShadyLady Alysia Lynch-Sherard did not set out to start a clothing company and she never thought she’d be in the position of championing for sun protection. Those...

Hart Outfitters: This is Our Passion

BY RACHEL K ZHANG AND HARRIETTE THOMAS At seven years old, two girls would shuffle into the barn every week, their faces lit with joy at the sight of their four-legged friends and the smell of—well, manure. Sound familiar? Being from...

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,...

Equiline: How A Passion Project Became A Staple Brand In Equestrian Closets And Tack...

BY April Bilodeau Horse and rider apparel is a booming business, with many choices available. But few companies can say that they carry every item needed for both horse and rider quite like Equiline. From...

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...

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...

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...

BackGate is Creating Horse Show Technology for a Cause

BY CATIE STASZAK Dave Conlan is a proud horse show father. He had his daughter Blair on a horse’s back before she could walk, recalling the enjoyment he got out of playing polo for the...

BarnTalk – Monitor Your Environment

BarnTools’ wireless system BarnTalk is making monitoring the barn’s environment 24/7 possible for every owner By April Bilodeau The safety of the horse is the number one priority for every horse owner. In 2021, Michael Hansen...

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...

Just in time… our sun protection guide!

There’s nothing like the beautiful deep rich shine of a horses Summer coat! In recent years there has been more discussion about how to shield our horses skin and coat from the harmful rays of...

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...

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...

A Legacy of Quality Equine Nutrition Products – Life Data Labs, Inc.

BY Jessica Shannon Life Data Labs, Inc. is a trusted name in the equestrian community thanks to their product, Farrier’s Formula, the number-one recommended hoof supplement by farriers in the U.S. In 1973, Frank Gravlee, DVM,...