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Ask the Equine Vet: Equine Leg Protection

The distal limb of the horse is a delicate structure comprised of not much more than bone, tendon/ligaments, and skin. There is little natural protection for this area, unlike more proximal portions of the leg where thick muscles cover the area and protect the underlying structures from injury. The main structures of the distal limb…

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Four Steps to a Choosing a Perfect Show Coat

Choosing a show coat can be a lengthy process, with a variety of styles, colors and fabrics available. There are four basic steps to choosing a show coat for riding. Style of Coat: Disciplines Rule All The first step that you’ll want to consider is your riding discipline, most disciplines have a specific style or…

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All About Breeches

Confused about breeches? Even if you’re a seasoned horseman, finding the right breeches can be a difficult task. Not only are there a variety of different styles and fabrics, there are also different patches that can all change the fit and feel of the pants when you’re in the saddle. And then, to make it even…

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Comfortable and Functional: The Clothing of Horseware Ireland

Horseware Ireland’s blankets are well-known in the horse world, but have you tried any of their clothing? I recently spoke with Siobhan Molloy, Horseware Ireland’s Clothing Manager in Ireland, to find out more about Horseware’s line of apparel and accessories. The Horseware clothing line started in the year 2000 after an amazing response to their…

Paddock Boots

Boots, Boots, Boots – Which to Choose?!

As equestrians, riding boots are one of our most key pieces of equipment.  They have both a functional and style component.  Functionally, boots keep us safe and comfortable both on in the saddle and on the ground.  Heels keep our feet from slipping through stirrups; shanks give us foot stability when we only have a…

Winter Riding Boots

Winter Riding Boots Some of our Facebook Fans have asked for recommendations on Winter Riding Boots.  Here is a selection of our top-selling Winter Riding Boots in a range of styles and price points. Short Winter Riding Boots Laced Paddock Boots Style: Economic: TuffRider Ladies Snow Rider Laced Paddock Boots. Tuffrider™ Ladies Snow Rider Lace Paddock Boots. …