Category Archives: Equipment

Helmet Safety: What does ASTM/SEI mean?

By:  Larissa Cox, M.Sc. Applied Equine Science

There are may excuses for not wearing a helmet when you ride, but are any of them good reasons?  The quietest, most well trained horse can cause injury and wearing a helmet will help protect the one part of your body which cannot be repaired – your...

Test the bit before you buy!


"Which bit is the right one for my horse"? Every rider, including myself,  has asked themselves this question which is often followed by investing a fortune, as every bit can work differently for each horse and rider.  No doubt you have also purchased the...

Spring Trailer Check

By Libby Keenan With special thanks to Marilyn Fahringer for the following tips!

Springtime Trailer Check

Now should be the time to have your trailer checked over before the show/clinic season starts. Hopefully you "winterized" your trailer last fall, ie: pulling all...