How to Measure for A Bridle

How to Measure for A Bridle

In the movies, riders will jump on an unbridled horse and be able to ride flawlessly. Somehow the horse always knows the direction they’re supposed to go in, and the pace. But in the real world bridles are of great importance to give your horse directions and instructions. As you might expect, getting one that …

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Training an Older Horse – Where to Start

Training an older horse Where to start

Typically, horse training starts at an early age. Most people believe that when a horse becomes older, training becomes too difficult. But if you ask me, that’s a myth! You shouldn’t believe it. A horse can be trained at any age. So let’s talk about training an older horse! Whether it is a newborn horse …

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5 Benefits of Horseback Riding That You Should Know

5 Benefits of Horseback Riding That You Should Know 3

Horseback riding is a fun activity that people around the world enjoy. But for me and many others it’s so much more than just a hobby. You can get many physical, health and psychological benefits from horseback riding. In this post, I’ve narrowed down to what I think are the top 5 benefits of horseback …

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An Introduction to English Horse Saddle Pads

English Horse Saddle Pads

Every horse rider knows the importance of a saddle pad. While horse riding, it is important to keep the safety and comfort of a rider in mind. But, it is also equally important to keep the comfort of your horse in mind. English horse saddle pads are a great way to do this. In this …

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How to Choose a Horse Blanket That’s Right for Your Climate

How to Choose a Horse Blanket That’s Right for Your Climate 6

Knowing how to choose a horse blanket is not an easy task. You have to keep multiple factors in mind before deciding. What is your climate? What are your horse’s needs? Is their coat clipped or unclipped? Which of the different types of blankets on the market is best? It can be challenging and overwhelming. …

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A Guide to Horse Turnout Blankets

Horse Turnout Blanket

There are many different types of horse blankets. These include rain sheets, turnout blankets, cooler blankets, quarter sheets, stable blankets and more. It can be a little overwhelming! In this blog post, I’m going to talk to you about horse turnout blankets. Why use horse turnout blankets? Horse turnout blankets help you to keep your …

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Ariat English Riding Boots

Ariat English riding boots

Ariat English riding boots are my personal favourite. I’ve had my most recent pair of short English riding boots from them (that I use with half chaps – also from Ariat – that are super thin, comfortable and machine washable) for almost 10 years now! And I barely take care of them. I probably shouldn’t …

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The First Steps to Training a Horse

The First Steps to Training a Horse

You might think that the first steps to training a horse will depend on what type of training style you want to employ. When you search “how to train a horse” on Google you’ll find lots of buzz words and quick approaches. You might have heard the term “natural horsemanship” for instance. There’s also training …

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Before You Ride: Horse Tacking Tips

Horse Riding Instructions

New to riding? I bet you are so excited to get riding. BUT, before riding a horse, there are a few crucial first steps that you should know. When I talk about learning how to ride, it does not always mean the actual riding. There are a few important things that should be learned before …

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Horse Hoof Polish

Horse hoof polish

Horse grooming is very important for your horse and a horse hoof polish plays an important role in the grooming of your horse. You can give your horse hooves’ a perfect finishing touch by using a horse hoof polish after grooming. In this blog post, I’ll share some useful information related to horse hoof polish. …

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