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Spring Horseware Collection

The Horseware Spring/Summer Collection for 2016 combines the bright colors of Spring with classic equestrian designs and an added touch of flair for a look that’s always on trend.

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Rolex Kentucky **** Three Day Event Wrap Up

What do you do when the weather is rainy and cold in the morning with thunderstorms predicted for the afternoon? Why you don as much rain gear as possible and head out to the cross country course to watch eventing with 30,000 other fans. Although the weather for this year’s Rolex Kentucky **** Three Day…

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Officinalis Photo Contest

Officinalis Photo Contest Does your horse prefer to be mud-brown over any other color? Do you regularly despair at grooming your horse? Now, your dirty horse could help you win big! Post a photo of your horse at his dirtiest and tag it with #ECDirtyHorse and you will be entered for a chance to win…

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Equestrian Fashion Trends for Spring

When cold Winter winds give way to warm Spring breezes, it’s time to put away that dark Winter wardrobe and delight in the vibrant, fresh color of Spring styles. Fashion trends in the equestrian world take their cues from the regular style markets, with some unique style features taken from the historical traditions of the…

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De-shedding the Yak: Spring Grooming

Although the weather outside is still lightly snow-covered and cold, Spring is right around the corner; there’s no easier way to tell that Spring is coming than going to groom a horse. A simple swipe of the neck leaves a handful of loose hair, and a regular grooming session creates a cloud of hair, dust…

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Winter Riding Gear Checklist

Cold weather doesn’t have to halt your enjoyment of riding. While riding during the Winter may require more preparation than riding during warmer temperatures, it also has its own special rewards. The first step to enjoying your Winter riding is to ensure that you and your horse are dressed for the weather. Fortunately, there have…

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Ask the Equine Vet: Holiday Hazards

Author: Sallie S. Hyman, VMD, DACVIM, CVA The holiday season is upon us. For many people, this means the fun and creativity of decorating the house for each holiday. And for many, it also means decorating the barn, or at least their own horse’s stall. While getting our equine friends into the holiday spirit may…

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Discover the Versatile Country Boot

As Summer draws to a close and the days start to get shorter, boot season is just getting ready to start. Of course, for many horseback riders every season is boot season, but during the Fall and Winter seasons one has even more excuses to wear boots all the time. One of the most versatile…

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Interview with Essex Classics Founder, Cathy Sacher

  Founded in 1985, the Essex Classics show shirt is a top choice among many of today’s biggest competitors. Founder and CEO, Cathy Sacher, talks about her passion for the equestrian sport and dedication to constantly improving upon a traditional icon.  Q: So, let’s start at the beginning.  What inspired you to get into the equestrian shirt…

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