Category: Blog

How to wash your riding breeches

Most breeches and jods will have a care tag inside.  Always follow manufacturers directions. If you have leather knee patches or leather full seat riding pants, use a laundry product made for leather like Pepede,  or Leather...

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Clipper Care

Taking care of your clippers.   Take good care of your clippers and your blades and they will last longer.  They should be cleaned on a regular basis. Blade care: Make sure to oil your blades with clipper oil. Lubrication...

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Are you a good boarder?

  Do you keep your horse at a boarding facility?   Ways to be a good boarder…   Do you:   Clean up after you groom or pick your horses feet?   Keep the aisle tidy?   Keep the tack room neat?  ...

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Marvelous Mantras! by Mary Ann Brewer

June 18, 2018 Marvelous Mantras! Mantras are a way for us (the human) to clear our minds and help our horses.  Essentially a mantra is a way to protect us from a run amok imagination, limiting thoughts or beliefs. When we think,...

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Helping the Herd-bound Horse.

Helping the Herd-bound Horse. So there I was surfing Facebook when I see a post with a video of a herd-bound horse who wont be ridden away from her herd. I was stunned at how many posts there were giving advice. I was further...

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Groundwork that Transfers to Riding.

Groundwork that Transfers to Riding. By – Mary Ann Brewer When you think of groundwork, what are you actually doing?  Maybe lunging or round penning, maybe cross tying?  These are all potentially helpful skills to teach...

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Wounds: When to Call the Vet

Wounds: When to Call the Vet Katharine J Porter, VMD   We all know the scenario: You head out to the barn to feed, or to bring your equine partner in from a day of turnout, and see that somehow, despite all your...

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