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Product Review: Flex On Green Composite Stirrups

Product Review: Flex On Green Composite Stirrups

Back in January, a mysterious box arrived at work. It contained a pair of neon green stirrups and a catalog for the French company Flex-On. I was giddy- this is only the second time in the 4+ years I’ve worked at The Horse of Course […]

Product Review: Woof Wear medical hoof boot

Product Review: Woof Wear medical hoof boot

I was out of town at Dressage Finals last fall when Johnny texted me that Candy was lame. He noticed a limp when he brought her in for dinner and wanted to know what he should do. I suspected an abscess, and sent him some […]

Practical bitting advice

Practical bitting advice

There are lots of things I like about working at a tack store, but one of my favorite things about working here is my boss. She’s been in the business for decades and is an excellent mentor. She’s also incredibly knowledgeable about tack and apparel. […]

Product Review: Acavallo gel and elastic wraps

Product Review: Acavallo gel and elastic wraps

When Country & Stable approached me about reviewing a product, I hesitated. I work at a tack store that carries all sorts of brands and products, including some little-known European ones. But after browsing Country & Stable’s website, I found a wide variety of brands […]

Bit talk

Bit talk

I spent the weekend at a dressage show in Tulsa, which was both fun and exhausting. I was working at the tack shop’s mobile unit, and the most popular items by far were bits. It seems like there are lots of opinions and ideas about […]