Posts Tagged ‘summer’

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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Ask the Equine Vet: When is it Too Hot to Safely Ride My Horse?

When is it too hot to safely ride my horse?  Knowing how your horse thermo-regulates will help you better understand how to keep him cool. Horses’ bodies produce heat when they work. They have several mechanisms that get rid of this heat. The most important mechanism is evaporation. Most heat is generated from a horse’s…

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Affordable European Fashion From Horze Equestrian

Horze Equestrian, a branch of the well-known harness racing equipment manufacturer Finn-Tack, has been around since 2003. The company launched after the horse enthusiast owners of Finn-Tack decided to broaden their company to meet the demands for English riders and horse owners alike. The clothing designers, made up a team of equestrians who also rode…

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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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Battle of the Bugs

Spring is here, which means that the bugs will be back too. Those pesky flies have bothered humans and their horses since the beginning of time. Luckily, there are measures that you can take to keep the bugs at bay. Fly Masks A great way to keep flies off of your horse’s face and out…

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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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