The bridle is one of the most important pieces of riding gear since it’s the rider’s primary communication tool for providing instruction to her horse. This guide covers the basics of English bridles, including the different types to choose from, how to measure for a bridle, how to assemble it, and how to put it on your horse.
It’s that time of year again, fall has finally arrived and brought damp chilly weather with it. If you’ve ever ridden through the winter, you know what a challenge it can be to cool down and dry off your horse when he is in full winter coat mode. Body clipping can help keep your horse [...]
A horse halter is an essential piece of tack used to lead or tie up your horse. In this guide, you’ll learn the essentials for choosing a halter, how to measure for a halter, and how to properly halter a horse.
From helmet to boots, equestrians in English-riding disciplines are expected to look neat and put-together in the saddle during competition. This tradition impacts what’s appropriate for horse-riding hairstyles. In this guide, we share what you need to know about women’s equestrian hairstyles for the English disciplines.
One of my biggest fashion woes is undoubtedly wearing my clothes to the very brink of their existence. So please enjoy my personal cringe worthy moments from over the years… and if any of these apply to you it may be time for some new breeches!
In this post, we review what a bridle is used for, the primary types available, the parts of a bridle you should be familiar with, how bridles work, and how to choose the right one for you and your horse.
There’s a lot of new things to learn when you first start working with horses. One of those fundamentals is learning how to tack up a horse. This English rider’s guide for tacking up your horse will explain the process and walk you through each step.