Essential Riding Gear for Beginners

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Stepping into the world of horseback riding is an adventure that promises both fun and challenges. For beginners, knowing where to start can be as daunting as it is exciting. The key to a successful and enjoyable start in this sport lies in preparation, particularly in selecting the right gear. This is why we’ve curated … Read more

Fall and Christmas Horse Photoshoot Tips

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Once the very first leaves start to change colors, my thoughts shift to this year’s Christmas card pictures. We have taken pictures in all different spots with all different themes over the years. From Disney to the beach to our own backyard, I never know which picture(s) from the year will end up being the … Read more

To Lease or To Buy? The Pros and Cons of Horse Ownership

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Today we’re saddling up to explore a topic that has left many a rider pondering – should you lease a horse or buy one? It’s a big question, and not a decision to make lightly! So, grab your riding boots, because we’re jumping into the pros and cons of each. Buying a horse means you’re … Read more

Exploring Types of Arena Horse Jumps

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If you’re not sure how to tell a crossrail from a cavaletti, you’re in the right place! There are many different types of horse jumps and designs. Some equestrians have a favorite kind of jump to jump while others prefer a variety of jumps in their course. Keep reading to learn about some of the … Read more

Halloween Fun: Trick or Treating with Horses

Lily Trick or Treating with Candy Cauldrons

As the leaves start to turn colors and the temps dip a little lower, fall arrives every year with relief from the summer’s heat. The cooler days and lower humidity gives horseback riders the chance to enjoy plenty of time outdoors on rides. If you are looking for an entertaining Halloween themed lesson activity in … Read more

Landsafe Equestrian Safety Clinic Review

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Anyone who has spent time in the equestrian world knows that it is both an enjoyable and a dangerous sport. Falls from horses can result in everything from a bruised ego to a catastrophic injury or even death. So what if there was a set of techniques that could be learned that could possibly help … Read more

Simple Barn Spring Cleaning List

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As the last bit of snow melts and the Spring flowers start to bloom, the temperatures begin to warm. Warmer temperatures mean more time out in the barn and with that, there are plenty of things that need to be cleaned and replaced after a harsh winter. Check out these barn Spring cleaning tips for … Read more

DIY Personalized Horse Grooming Kit

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A horse grooming kit is by far, one of the most important must-have supplies for any horse owner or rider. But, what should you put in a horse grooming kit? Believe it or not, you can start out with some simple grooming essentials. We took our DIY horse grooming kit a step further and personalized … Read more

Horse Tail Ribbon Color Meanings

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Have you ever been to a barn or a horse show and noticed a ribbon tied in any of the horses’ tails? You might have thought that this ribbon was a fancy decoration, but the reality is that horse rail ribbon colors have very specific (and important!) meanings. Read on to learn about the different … Read more

Homemade Horse Treats | Molasses and Peppermint Cookies

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If you have ever purchased horse treats, you might have wondered how hard it is to make some on your own. It is actually quite easy to make your own homemade horse treats! Check out this version that we made this week for our horses. Just 3 ingredients and topped with some crushed peppermint sticks, … Read more