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Personalize Your DIY Tack Trunk!

Michelle Drum

As much as we all love the beautiful wood and chrome custom tack trunks, sometimes they just aren’t in the budget. The hardware store tool trunk turned DIY tack trunk...

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Personalize Your DIY Tack Trunk!

Michelle Drum

As much as we all love the beautiful wood and chrome custom tack trunks, sometimes they just aren’t in the budget. The hardware store tool trunk turned DIY tack trunk...

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Level Up Layering With Essex Classics Sweaters

Level Up Layering With Essex Classics Sweaters

Michelle Drum

Essex Classics, long known for their cutting edge performance competition shirts offers a line of comfortable sweaters you need to know about!

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Level Up Layering With Essex Classics Sweaters

Michelle Drum

Essex Classics, long known for their cutting edge performance competition shirts offers a line of comfortable sweaters you need to know about!

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Tips on choosing the right colors for your horse coat.

5 Tips To Choosing The Right Colors For Your Ho...

Michelle Drum

The equestrian color wheel not only makes it easier to coordinate your outfit with your horse's coat, but it also helps you avoid clashing colors or unflattering combinations.

5 Tips To Choosing The Right Colors For Your Ho...

Michelle Drum

The equestrian color wheel not only makes it easier to coordinate your outfit with your horse's coat, but it also helps you avoid clashing colors or unflattering combinations.

Pony Mom Horse Show Essentials

Pony Mom Horse Show Essentials

Farm House

If you're a new horse show pony mom, congratulations! Showing horses can be an exciting and rewarding experience, but it can also be a lot of work. In summary, being...

Pony Mom Horse Show Essentials

Farm House

If you're a new horse show pony mom, congratulations! Showing horses can be an exciting and rewarding experience, but it can also be a lot of work. In summary, being...

competitive rider show jumping

A Guide to Show Jumping for Beginner Equestrians

Michelle Drum

Show jumping requires a lot of training, but tackling jumps is exciting and rewarding. If you’re new to show jumping or interested in trying it, this beginner jumper’s guide gives...

A Guide to Show Jumping for Beginner Equestrians

Michelle Drum

Show jumping requires a lot of training, but tackling jumps is exciting and rewarding. If you’re new to show jumping or interested in trying it, this beginner jumper’s guide gives...

dressage rider in competition

Dressage Riding: Beginner Equestrian’s Guide

Michelle Drum

Whether you are a beginner in dressage or just enjoy riding recreationally, dressage will make you a more skilled rider and help you build a closer bond with your horse....

Dressage Riding: Beginner Equestrian’s Guide

Michelle Drum

Whether you are a beginner in dressage or just enjoy riding recreationally, dressage will make you a more skilled rider and help you build a closer bond with your horse....

Behind The Scenes - Equestrian Retail Trade Show Edition.

Behind The Scenes - Equestrian Retail Trade Sho...

Michelle Drum

I recently went to the winter 2023 equestrian trade show in Dallas. This semi-annual event is only open to preapproved retailers; it’s a huge thrill and an honor to be...

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Behind The Scenes - Equestrian Retail Trade Sho...

Michelle Drum

I recently went to the winter 2023 equestrian trade show in Dallas. This semi-annual event is only open to preapproved retailers; it’s a huge thrill and an honor to be...

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Rider wearing Ariat show clothes

Ariat Show Clothes: Top Styles for This Show Se...

Michelle Drum

Ariat show clothes stand out from the competition in style while supporting a rider’s equitation. We’ve curated a list of the top Ariat show shirts, coats, breeches, riding boots, and...

Ariat Show Clothes: Top Styles for This Show Se...

Michelle Drum

Ariat show clothes stand out from the competition in style while supporting a rider’s equitation. We’ve curated a list of the top Ariat show shirts, coats, breeches, riding boots, and...

Saddle Shopping Adventures With Michelle

Saddle Shopping Adventures With Michelle

Michelle Drum

Come with me as we try to find a saddle to fit my broad shouldered home bred horse. If you’ve read my other blog posts, I probably seem to have...

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Saddle Shopping Adventures With Michelle

Michelle Drum

Come with me as we try to find a saddle to fit my broad shouldered home bred horse. If you’ve read my other blog posts, I probably seem to have...

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Fun things to do with your horse

What To Do When You're Not Horse Showing

Lizzie Lengling

Most equestrians are very goal orientated and strive to be successful at horse shows. But showing doesn't have to be the end all be all when it comes to horses, there...

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What To Do When You're Not Horse Showing

Lizzie Lengling

Most equestrians are very goal orientated and strive to be successful at horse shows. But showing doesn't have to be the end all be all when it comes to horses, there...

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5 Ways To Update Your Show Look - Without Getting a 2nd Job

5 Ways To Update Your Show Look - Without Getti...

Michelle Drum

After a full season of showing expenses, trying to keep your show clothes looking fresh can be tough. We've got 5 ways to freshen up without draining your bank account!

5 Ways To Update Your Show Look - Without Getti...

Michelle Drum

After a full season of showing expenses, trying to keep your show clothes looking fresh can be tough. We've got 5 ways to freshen up without draining your bank account!

How to keep your white horse clean

How to Keep Your White Horses Clean

Michelle Drum

There's nothing prettier than a clean grey horse, right? Most of you already know I do a little bit of horse breeding for my competition horses. It all began with...

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How to Keep Your White Horses Clean

Michelle Drum

There's nothing prettier than a clean grey horse, right? Most of you already know I do a little bit of horse breeding for my competition horses. It all began with...

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