My first pair of Roeckl gloves came to me five years ago via a barn’s lost and found. I was thrilled to snag a pair of almost brand new black gloves before the box went off to donation. Now, I own quite a few pairs, including my newest favorites, the Roeckl Malta Gloves. Basically the two-toned sister to the classic Roeck-Grip, the Maltas are simply stunning. Continue reading “Roeckl Malta Gloves | Product Review”
One of the coolest things about being a blogger and working in the equestrian media industry is getting to meet people and the products they create. On one of my latest excursions, I met the owner of ACE Equestrian, a small business based nearby in New England that I had seen circulating the area but had yet to get my hands on, and picked up one of their belts in charcoal with silver hardware. A month later, it is safe to say that I am in love. Continue reading “ACE Equestrian Belt | Product Review”
I can admit to being a bit obsessive about my horse’s leg care. While Ax doesn’t often have very strenuous workouts, I’d rather play it safe than show up to a warm or puffy leg the next day. In my book, jumping, lessons, horse shows, and hunter paces are all activities that require wrapping and sometimes poulticing afterwards, but with Ax’s current rehab routine based off of the Mystery Lameness of 2017, my urge to wrap has increased significantly. Continue reading “Ax’s Leg Care Routine”
Ax has had the same 180 gram turnout, an ugly, red plaid no-name brand, since I got him in August of 2013. It used to fit him well, but as he filled out, it started to get wonky in the chest and just wasn’t looking so hot after four years. I am happy to report that Ax finally got a new medium, the Kensington Signature SuperMesh Medium Weight Turnout, and he looks adorable in it. Continue reading “Kensington Signature SuperMesh Medium Weight Turnout | Product Review”
Finding a pair of breeches that I like can be difficult—with more curves than a large portion of hunter/jumper riders, riding pants that fit all of my criteria are few and far between. As a result, I have become a bit of a breeches snob to the point where the only brand in my closet is Tailored Sportsman. Now, a pair of SmartPak breeches are in there as well.