Summer Barn Necessities

It feels like spring just arrived, which should feel like a nice brisk season with flowers blooming, warm days and cool evenings, but the South missed the memo. Bugs are here, and the hot weather is upon us. For many of us horse-girls, while quarantined from other people, visiting our horses is the best escape [...]

Summer Fly Season // Fly Sheet Picks

In the south combatting the sun and bugs are a major obstacle for most horse owners. My thin-skinned thoroughbred is a particularly difficult case. She has no patience for flies so I have to jump on my fly-protection early in the season. I've listed my favorite fly-sheets below. It is definitely a difficult battle and [...]

T3 Shim Half Pad by Toklat // Inspector Gadget of Half Pads

I drove back home this week to pick up Dancer when I realized I'd be camping at my parents' farm for the foreseeable future during quarantine. As I dropped by my apartment I picked up my package from Toklat. Inside, I found their latest cross-country boots and the T3 Shim Half Pad that I've been [...]

Rider Diaries: Practice, Decision-Making in the Moment, and Chopping Wood

In the few weeks since my last post, a lot of head-way has been made. No, I did not dye my hair, and I may have only made it to the gym like twice. But, there was one night I did fifty crunches before bed, and I realized that my vacuum wasn't pulling all the [...]

Rider Diaries: Patience

So, I did not have the greatest start to the show-season with my best mare. At the end of 2019, I came off a huge high. I had brought her back up to the intermediate level, really gotten in my groove on cross-country, and was putting the pieces together in show-jumping. The hope was to [...]

Holiday Gift Guide: For the Horse

This guide highlights the tack and apparel your horse is requesting this Christmas! Stay tuned for rider apparel but scroll down for my top picks for 2019 AND detail on upcoming Sales and Coupon Codes! World Equestrian Brands is my go-to for high-end tack and apparel. Check out their "Outlet" section for Bridle, Girths, etc [...]

Asmar Equestrian Fall Preview

Happiness is arriving to the barn in the fall with your Grande White Mocha, clean breeches, with a warm sweater and vest in the fall. Your horse neighs to you from her stall before taking the peppermints you remembered to place in your pockets before you left the house. Enjoy my fall preview of Asmar [...]

Ariat Fall Preview & Favorites

Sharing my Fall preview and favorite Ariat picks! Ariat has been a favorite and trusted brand from childhood, so long ago! I have a few sun shirts and jackets in my closet that after several years are still fan favorites. The fit and quality is genuine. So here are my new Fall 2019 favorites! Click [...]

Breeches.com (Coupon Code Included!)

Use code EQUINECOUTURE20S for 20% off EC products!!! If there is one brand of breeches that I own more than any other it is Equine Couture, for a few reasons. First, the first time I saw a rider wear them, I thought they were super-expensive with the intricate detail, a European-style fit, and the big [...]