Winter weather uniform

Winter weather uniform

Keeping my horses at home means I’m the only person responsible for their care. Most of the time, it’s enjoyable and rewarding. But in the midst of winter, when the wind is howling and temperatures are cold, it’s awfully tempting to sell the farm, move…

Product Review: Two Horse Tack Turnout Halter

Product Review: Two Horse Tack Turnout Halter

When the folks at Two Horse Tack approached me about reviewing one of their products, I was intrigued.  They make bridles, halters, reins, breast collars, and other tack out of Beta BioThane, a web-coated nylon material. Since Candy needed a new halter, I opted to…

Mini reviews, part 3

Mini reviews, part 3

Here’s another handful of products that don’t merit a full post, but deserve mention (for good or ill)! Guter Sitz-Sit Tite Spray This spray creates friction and “sticks” you to the saddle; I originally bought it to help me stick to my slippery dressage saddle…

Mini reviews, round two!

Mini reviews, round two!

Last weekend while I was working at the Arabian show, I realized I have a problem. It seemed like every person who asked me a question about a brand or item received this reply: “Oh yeah, I have one of those!” My relationship with the…

Mini reviews

Mini reviews

One of nice things about working at a tack store is that I get a discount on everything it sells. (Except saddles which are on consignment, obviously.) One of the terrible things about working at a tack store is that I get a discount on everything…