March Must Haves: Treat Yourself Edition, Equestrian Style

Spring has sprung, and that means spring styles are hot off the press. After a long winter…whether that involved braving rain and snow or sprinting the ridiculously long distance between the barns and rings at Thermal, you deserve a little treat before settling in for the summer show season (and your horse might want one too). Hell, who are we kidding? We just want a good excuse to treat ourselves. We rounded up a few of our most lusted after luxe pieces that are well worth the splurge, plus threw in some indulgent treats for your well deserving equine partner. […]

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Last Minute Valentines Day Gifts for The Equestrian Set

Valentines Day is just around the corner and if you’re like us, you’re a little behind on this mid-week holiday. While you can wine and dine your sweetheart, how do you show the love to your friends and cohorts in the horse world? We created a quick chic & easy gift guide for your trainer, fellow riders, or most importantly – to show yourself a little much deserved self love. With gifts this good, no one will care that you’re a day or two late (and when you decide to treat yourself, it’s really the thought that counts). Snaks 5th […]

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January Must Haves: Rider Off Duty

January has us tiptoeing around muddy footing and getting rained out of lesson days while daydreaming of upcoming trips to Thermal and Florida. With warmer conditions and the first big shows of the season drawing near, it’s easy to just mentally check out of winter altogether. For this edition of our monthly must-haves, we’re going rider off duty with practical pieces that up the style factor whether you’re in the ring or out to lunch. Every piece on our list does double duty, taking you from saddle to Sauv Blanc in two seconds flat. They’re also perfect layering pieces for […]

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September Must Haves

Summer is drawing to a close, and it’s time to ring in fall (it might be 90 degrees out still, but we’re pretty ready for donning fall colors and switching our wine from rosé to reds). We’ve rounded up our top picks for September – we’ve got you covered with a gorgeous jacket in the most amazing fall color, high vibe jewelry discreet enough to wear under your show clothes, denim breeches that can easily transition from post-work ride to post-ride cocktails, and more. Also, have you ordered your Equestrian Confidential Logo Bottle yet?? Order yours now to get it […]

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Amateur Spotlight: Pam Theodosakis

Name:Pam Theodosakis Age: 55 Rancho Santa Fe, CA How many years have you been riding? 8 What divisions do you show in? Low A/O 36 & Over and Adults 50 & Over Horse’s show names: Taboo, Buddha, & Happy Hour Why did you start riding? My daughters inspired me to learn to ride but sadly they stopped with High School and College. Highlight of your amateur career so far? Winning top ribbons at the Hampton Classic 2016 Favorite horse show?Hampton Classic and Menlo, and showing on the grass at The Oaks Favorite hotel at away shows?Rosewood at Menlo and St Regis at the Oaks Favorite hunt […]

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Must Haves for the Equestrian: August Picks

  There’s no two ways around it: August is HOT. It’s also peak show season, so while you’re gearing up for year end championships, we’ve rounded up a few must haves to make your summer shows a little bit easier. From show breeches that give you that pilates body but without the pilates, to a sports bra that keeps your shoulders back, to a sno-cone cocktail machine….we’ve got you covered. And since we know it’s not just the ladies sweating it out in the show ring, we’ve included a few gems for the men amongst us as well.   1. RJ […]

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Amateur Spotlight: Sybil Rose

Name: Sybil Rose Age: 24 Location: Del Mar, CA How many years have you been riding? 17 years What division(s) do you show in? 3’3”, 3’6” AO Hunters, Adult Equitation Medals Horses show names: HLF Wanderlust, Ciacolini, Centurion, Typecast, Casani Z Why did you start riding? I started riding when I moved from Seattle, WA to Phoenix, Arizona in 2000. My mom thought it would be a fun activity for our family to enjoy together… little did she we would still be enjoying it 17 years later! Highlight of your amateur career so far? Competing in the AO hunters at […]

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Must Haves for the Equestrian: July Picks

  Ok we’re not going to lie here – definitely the most important item on July’s pick list is our amazing branded aluminum ‘This Might Be Wine’ signature logo bottle. It perfectly epitomizes amateur life, and not to mention that it keeps “water” (which might be chardonnay, if we’re being real) cold for hours while you’re sweating your life away at the summer shows. In addition to this gem, we’ve rounded up some fashion finds that will help take you from the show ring to cocktails without much effort. When you’re already combating sweat and heat, take having to worry […]

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