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Stay Accountable this Season

  • Julie Schmitt
  • Feb 21, 2019

Which is probably the oddest combination of things on this planet, but what can I say? I have always had an affinity for pretty paper and journal covers and my affinity for horses is obvious. But I feel bringing these two together should be easier than it is. There have been a couple companies spring…

Family Christmas Card with the Fur Kids

I do not have any children. All of my kids are four legged fur babies. I am completely ok with this and it is decision my husband and I came to together. However, it’s not always easy for others to understand. We know that and I know that there…

Fires in California: How you can help

A trifecta of fires has destroyed homes and barns all across the sunshine state. The Camp Fire, Woolsey Fire, and Hill Fire have burned hundreds of thousands of acres. Demolishing more than 10,000 structures and claiming, at last count, 59 lives. It can be hard to sit at home…

Create a Warm Winter Horse Show Experience

Before you can blink it will be Christmas. So it’s practically the New Year, right? That means spring is right around the corner.

If only I actually had that level of optimism. Summer is in the rearview and all those sun shiny days will become just a memory before…

A Fall Break for You and Your Horse

 
Is it time for you and your horse to take a fall break? 
Long days in the saddle, in the sun, catching rides, and catching up with friends is what the summer show season is all about – that and maybe a ribbon or two, of course. My gelding was…

Skin Care by Equestrians for Equestrians

Thanks to the outdoor pursuit of dedicated horse people, we find ourselves outside in the harsh sun, driving winds, freezing snow, and dust. It’s a test in mindfulness to remember to take care
of ourselves and our skin when facing Mother Nature. Luckily for us equestrians, there are two companies…

The Best Small Brands for the Funky Equestrian

                Sometimes as equestrians we think we have everything, though that feeling is rare. But for our non-horsey friends and loved ones, they may feel stumped on what to get the equestrian in their life. Here are a couple of funky horse…

Being Yourself in the most Traditional Show Attire

It almost looks like there is a fog hovering just above the ground as horse hooves cut through the dewy grass. Even with trainers calling to their students in the warm-up ring, there is still a hush across the show grounds as exhibitors and spectators whisper over their coffee….

5 Summer Trends You Need to Know About

After what has felt like an eternal winter, the grass has gotten a little greener and the flowers are beginning to show their petals. With a change in seasons comes a change in fashion and sometimes it may feel difficult to keep up! So I have rallied together 5…