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.
You’ve consulted your coach, read the USEF rules for your discipline—even asked for advice from a Dover associate—to create a list of items for proper show attire. From hairnets to socks, you’ve dutifully gathered your ensemble. But have you put together a show outfit that will help or harm your score? Here’s some information about show coats and show breeches that can help you create a polished presentation that can support earning a great score. Remember, for any article of show clothing, fit matters and brand does not. Continue reading
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We got to sit down with Tredstep Ireland™ founder, Aidan Keogh recently to hear about his experience of finishing the Rolex Kentucky Three-Day Event™. Read on to hear how he prepared, what he was most excited about, how he feels about his rides and more. Continue reading
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A house fly zips from a pile of manure straight to your horse’s eye—or the rim of your water bottle—with its feet coated in germs. A biting stable fly gives your ankle a searing sting, and you understand why your horse stomps his legs so often. Take control of the fly situation at your barn using these proven methods and a few essential items. Continue reading
Do you know how to choose a shirt that keeps you cool rather than one that makes you feel like a wet sponge? A wardrobe of summer shirts is a must for any rider, but not all tops are equal. Choosing one with the right fabric properties can make a difference in your comfort level. Let us uncover the secrets to fabric terms that can help you make good choices. Continue reading
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Take a look at what Ariat has to say about their new Vortex tall boots.
Introducing Ariat Vortex
Ariat International is best known for their ability to blend performance and comfort into both conventional….and unconventional….English footwear. Ariat believes in riders as athletes and strives to create high performance products that keep up. Continue reading