Our new catalog is coming out next week, so we sat down with our cover model, Show Jumper Chloe Reid. She was happy to tell us how she got started riding, what challenges shes had to face and a bit about some of her favorite horses.
Charles Owen is thrilled to be a part of International Helmet Awareness Day again this year to help retailers around the world share safety information and celebrate the importance of safe riding. Continue reading
From classic to trendy, riding helmets come in all sorts of designs. Your choice of helmet—after finding the perfect fit—reflects your sense of style. But it’s much more than a fashion accessory. Continue reading
Thrush is one of the most common hoof ailments, so we met up with Dr. Chad McGee to learn what causes thrush and what can be done to treat it. Continue reading
Finding a way to tackle tick control is a priority for every horse owner, so we met up with Dr. Chad McGee to learn when to watch out for ticks, where to spot them on your horse and how to help prevent diseases they may carry. Continue reading
Have you ever wondered about horse vaccines? Equine veterinarian, Dr. Chad McGee, gave us the run down on the various types of vaccinations given to horses. Continue reading
Equine vital signs include temperature, pulse and respiration. Knowing how to get these metrics can be very helpful knowledge for an equestrian, so we met up with Dr. Chad McGee to learn how to find these on your horse. Continue reading
Natural Pest Deterrent
Occasionally mice, moths or other insects make their way into a tack trunk to set up house. To help deter these crawling pests from entering your storage space, stick a couple cedar wood blocks, cedar balls or cedar-filled sachets into your tack trunk alongside your horse blankets or other gear. Natural cedar oil in the wood helps repel pests as long as the cedar scent remains strong. Cedar pest deterrents are available at hardware and home stores and should be replaced regularly.
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