Helmet certifications and what they mean

Posted by SUZANNE SHERBUNDY

Helmet certifications and what they mean
Riding helmets provide an indisputable reduction in the potential of traumatic injury.  While no helmet can prevent serious injury under select or all circumstances, the use of well-fitted protective headgear can greatly reduce the likelihood of serious head injury.  Helmets carry a variety of safety certifications and understanding the differences can be confusing.  The following discussion helps to explain specific standards of the most common helmet certifications.

How to be fashionable, in good taste, in the new world of DR120 with Jennifer Truett

Posted by SUZANNE SHERBUNDY

How to be fashionable, in good taste, in the new world of DR120 with Jennifer Truett
International competitor, trainer and dressage ring fashionista, Jennifer Truett, discussed new dressage show ring fashion options in light of DR120 attire updated.

Show Ready Boots - Boot Care and Polish

Posted by SUZANNE SHERBUNDY

Show Ready Boots - Boot Care and Polish

Show season is in full swing and making sure we are show ring ready is par for the course, never overlooking a polished pair of boots.  Making sure our boots are ready for the ring takes a bit more attention than the daily cleaning.  While a polished boot is not required for the show ring, it is one of the many ways you can take pride in you and your horse’s presentation. So how exactly does one go about getting that super shiny boot?  Boots are made with a variety of leathers and finishes.  Some take a shine easily, some…not...

LeMieux Helps Tackle Horse Laundry!

Posted by SUZANNE SHERBUNDY

LeMieux Helps Tackle Horse Laundry!

LeMieux Laundry Bag and Cactus Balls Doing horse laundry is almost as fun as people laundry.  We must face reality, we can only reuse that saddle pad, brushing off the hair and dander, so many times before it just needs to visit the washing machine for a real cleaning.  It is great if you have access to a dedicated “barn” washing machine or a commercial laundromat that is horse friendly.  However, if you are destined to use the same washing machine for your saddle pads as your undies and socks; your people cloths and machine may appreciate the new LeMieux Equine...

The 4th of July and Horses

Posted by SUZANNE SHERBUNDY

The 4th of July and Horses

The Fourth of July is celebrated across these United States, often with the fun and excitement of picnics, barbecues and fireworks.  Horses have a variety of responses to fireworks which range from those horses who barely notice the lights and sounds to those who experience high levels of anxiety (and everything in between).  If your horse is not a fan of explosive celebrations of American Independence, you have options to help them cope.  

Quick Knot Deluxe Braiding Pins

Posted by SUZANNE SHERBUNDY

Quick Knot Deluxe Braiding Pins

The Quick Knot Deluxe Braiding Pins by Hes Tec are easy to use and do an excellent job holding the rosettes in place.  Their ease of use streamlined the braiding process, making for Quick braids which both my horse and I appreciate.  Have a Great Ride and Happy Showing!

Catago Products

Posted by SUZANNE SHERBUNDY

Catago Products
Catago caught my eye because the brand is stylish and functional…but is that all? Does this FIR-Tech help my horse physically? After a bit of digging and realizing what works for human athletes is good for equine athletes, FIR or far infrared radiation, is absolutely beneficial for my equine athletes.

Product review of Foxden Equine Quiessence Calming and Balance EQ Muscle Supplements

Posted by BIG DEE'S TACK AND VET ADMIN

Product review of Foxden Equine Quiessence Calming and Balance EQ Muscle Supplements
All in all, I'm sold on the claims Foxden Equine makes for these two supplements
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