The Design’s in the Details! Trending Styles 4/7/17

  Riding Gloves Although leather show gloves are still the basis for riding gloves, the modern equestrian’s riding glove has many new design features. Many gloves offer features based on discipline, such as wet-ready gloves for eventers, tackified gloves for extra grip. Gloves are also designed to be more anatomical with fitted wrist and finger designs. For…

Trending Styles 3/10/17 All About Athletics

Antimicrobial Fabrics A relatively new fabric treatment effectively kills or inhibits the growth of microorganisms on the fabric. While this may have started in the health and medical field it’s become popular in athletics because it keeps your gear (and you!) smelling fresh even after a hard work out at the barn. Some of the…

This Week’s Trending Styles 3/3/17

Riding Tights While riding tights aren’t a new trend, they are becoming even more popular as the athleisure style gains momentum in street-wear. Why are they so popular? Comfort! Just like the tights or yoga pants that one wears every day, riding tights are designed around comfort. They generally have a soft, stretchy fabric with a…

De-shedding the Yak: Spring Grooming

Although the weather outside is still lightly snow-covered and cold, Spring is right around the corner; there’s no easier way to tell that Spring is coming than going to groom a horse. A simple swipe of the neck leaves a handful of loose hair, and a regular grooming session creates a cloud of hair, dust…

Winter Riding Gear Checklist

Cold weather doesn’t have to halt your enjoyment of riding. While riding during the Winter may require more preparation than riding during warmer temperatures, it also has its own special rewards. The first step to enjoying your Winter riding is to ensure that you and your horse are dressed for the weather. Fortunately, there have…