Horse with English bridle

English Bridles — The Ultimate Rider’s Guide

by Michelle Drum October 07, 2021

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.
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How To Wash And Care For A Horse Blanket

How To Wash And Care For A Horse Blanket

by Lizzie Lengling September 28, 2021

This is your go-to guide to keeping your horse blankets clean and cared for so you can use them for as long as possible! 
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body clipping a horse

What You Need To Know About Body Clipping Your Horse

by Michelle Drum September 26, 2021

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 [...]
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horse with halter

Riders’ Guide to Horse Halters

by Michelle Drum August 13, 2021

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.
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Equestrian Hairstyle for Jumpers

Best Horse Riding Hairstyles for Competition

by Michelle Drum August 05, 2021

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.
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Chestnut horse with rider

5 Signs You Need New Breeches

by Lizzie Lengling July 31, 2021

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!
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Horse wearing bridle

What is a Horse Bridle, and How Does It Work?

by Michelle Drum July 25, 2021

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.
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How to Tack Up Your Horse (A Guide for English Riders)

How to Tack Up Your Horse (A Guide for English Riders)

by Michelle Drum July 16, 2021

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.
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buying a saddle online

How to Buy a Horse Saddle Online with Confidence

by Michelle Drum June 22, 2021

Buying a horse saddle online may seem like an impossible task. But if you know what to look for, you can make an excellent purchase. Here’s how to buy a saddle online.
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