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Tax free weekend

Hints To Make Tax Free Weekend Work To Your Advantage

by Michelle Drum August 04, 2016

South Carolina Tax Free Weekend Is Aug 5-7, 2016. When most people think of  Tax Free Weekend, they think of back to school clothes, computers, home goods and college stuff. When I think of Tax Free Weekend, I think of sweet discounts at my local tack shop. Most people don't realize the benefits of shopping at [...]
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Rio 2016

2016 Rio Olympic Televised Equestrian Event Schedule

by Michelle Drum August 02, 2016

It's finally here! After weeks of badgering NBC for the Olympic tv schedule, it has finally been relased!USA network will be offering live streaming for some of the events. Eventing Nation will be offering a play by play, or rather - tweet by tweet, coverage of Eventing, starting with the first presentation. Follow them on [...]
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Olympics Equestrian

Vote Beezie To Carry The Flag In Rio!

by Michelle Drum July 30, 2016

NBC recently posted a contest to their Rio Olympic coverage website. They have organized a poll to  let the pubic pick their favorite Olympian to carry the US flag into the stadium for the opening ceremonies. This year, an equestrian is up for nomination! She is the only equestrian on the poll,lets show our support and give her your vote!Click here [...]
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Horse trailer and sunset

Trailer Stolen From Tryon International Equestrian Center

by Michelle Drum July 22, 2016

For Erika Adams, spending a week in Tryon went from ordinary to extraordinary in a matter of 12 hours. Erika arrived in Tryon on July 19th looking to put some miles on her young eventer, Iffy, in the jumper ring. She was excited to visit the new venue and enjoy all that TIEC has to offer. [...]
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Horses with fireworks in background

Silent Fireworks, Are They For Real?

by Michelle Drum July 04, 2016

Recently there has been a lot of talk about 'Silent' Fireworks over in Europe. I decided to do some research to see if these might also benefit horse and pet owners. As horse owners we all know how volatile horses can be over the silliest things. Like people some horses hardly notices some [...]
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Ariat Trade In days Are Back!

Ariat Trade In days Are Back!

by Michelle Drum June 16, 2016

Didn't Win A Pair Of Boots In Our Boot Contest A Few Months Back? No Worries! We've got your back! Ariat's tall boot trade in program is back for a limited time!Check out these great details and get yourself hooked up with a great pair of new boots from Ariat!This great offer is only available in [...]
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Equestrian Style

Look Like A Million Without Spending It

by Michelle Drum April 28, 2016

Let's be real. We all want to step into the show ring looking like we're ready to go head to head with Rodrigo at The World Cup. But in a sport that is already, let's face it, far from kind to our wallets, sometimes spending $1,000 on an Equiline jacket just isn't an option. But [...]
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A bit about bits from our friends at Weatherbeeta

A bit about bits from our friends at Weatherbeeta

by Michelle Drum September 08, 2015

It's time for another tack check! This month we've decided to do bits. When was the last time you REALLY looked at your horses bit?  We are offering 10% off ALL bits now through Sunday, Sept. 13, 2015 as an incentive to  check your bits that show damage or chew marks. Simply use promo code bits915.  Plastic and [...]
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Are You Prepared For An Equine Disaster?

Are You Prepared For An Equine Disaster?

by Michelle Drum September 01, 2015

Hurricane season is getting ready to ramp up here in the South East. I thought what better way to start off September than by sharing this AWESOME info-graphic from UC Davis. Although we are a far cry from the coast nestled here in the foothills of the Blue Ridge Mountains, when we get rain from [...]
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