Posts Tagged ‘Breeches’

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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Upperville Colt and Horse Show Wrap Up

The Upperville Colt and Horse show, located in the quaint town of Upperville, Virginia, has a rich history that dates back to 1853, making it the oldest horse show in the United States of America. Upperville is also considered to be one of the most prestigious shows in the country. The show originally started by Colonel…

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Summer Horse Camp Survival Guide

Is your child going to an equestrian summer camp? Keep your child safe and happy while at summer camp, without spending a fortune with our handy guide. Two of the most important items your child will need are an ASTM certified helmet and a pair of boots with a low heel. These items will help…

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UV Protection for Riders

It’s that time of year again, when the weather is warm and the sun is in full force. Instead of wasting valuable time re-applying sunscreen or worrying about the sun’s harmful rays hurting your delicate skin, you can wear clothing that has Ultraviolet Protection Factor (UPF) in the fabric. While sunscreen provides Sun Protection Factor…

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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…

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Choosing Schooling Breeches

Schooling breeches are different because of the style or color, which cannot be worn in the show ring. Other than that, they often share many of the same features as the Competition breech. Schooling breeches now come in more styles, fabrics and colors than ever before – so how do you choose the best schooling…

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Getting Started: Basic Equipment for Beginning Kids

Today I taught two sisters, ages 5 and 7, their second riding lesson. At the end of the lesson their mother asked, “What equipment do my kids need to continue riding?” They had come to their first two lessons wearing jeans and sneakers, and I provided each child with a well fitting, approved helmet from…

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