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Bring your A-Game to Away Shows

Wednesday, July 25, 2018

  Photo courtesy of Pexels/Matthias Zomer It's a pretty common thing to come back from an out-of-town show feeling sluggish. Away shows are exciting, yes, but they can sometimes cause you to feel more stressed out and exhausted from all of the preparation and traveling. Here are some of our best tips to help you stay feeling your ...

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Full-Cheeks and D-Rings and Eggbutts, Oh My!

Wednesday, July 18, 2018

Confused by all of the different types of bits out there? Don't worry, we were once, too. To help clear things up,  we're going to talk about a few of the most common types of snaffles, which are bits that you'll see everywhere from both the barn to the show ring (think the hunter and equitation ...

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Retiring the Show Horse: The Good, The Bad, & The Ugly

Thursday, May 24, 2018

Over the last few years, more and more once well-loved horses are being abandoned. It’s that taboo thing that no one seems to talk about in our sport. We have too many ways to help for us, as riders and owners, to keep dropping the ball on our equine partners. So what exactly do you do ...

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