I was super intrigued by the new Back on Track Trauma Void EQ3 helmet. The MIPS technology helps prevent concussions resulting from a fall, and I’m all about tech that’ll keep me safe. So after hemming and hawing for a couple weeks, I ordered one. Review: Back on Track Trauma Void EQ3 Helmet Size: 59 … More Back on Track Trauma Void Helmet Review
I live in Wisconsin. It’s cold here for a long, long time. Typically from late-October to late-April (or more realistically, early May) it is real chilly. These last two weeks have been positively Arctic. But, we go on. Because we wear all the clothes when we ride. All of them. Here’s what a typical winter … More Winter Outfitting
Olivia over at Hellomylivia recently posted about her show outfits and I liked the idea. I wanted to wait until after our horse trials so I could include my cross country gear as well. Dressage & Stadium Human Breeches: FITS Hannah fullseats in white. These were a gift (thanks, Mom and Dad!) as these are … More Show Outfitting
Suddenly, on this side of the New Year, winter feels a lot shorter and show season feels a lot nearer. Which is awesome, except I am woefully underprepared in the equipment department. And I need your help to figure out exactly what I need! Especially since I’ve decided on my colors! Of all the options, … More Help Me Buy All the Things
I BOUGHT A SADDLE. Finally. I’ve been looking and searching and researching and test riding for what feels like months. It is complicated by the fact that I currently only have one chance per week to test ride in a saddle so timing out trials has been tricky. But it’s all over now! I tried … More OMG Guys I Bought a Saddle
Important stuff to discuss today, guys: What colors should I choose for cross country? This feels like a very important decision. From what I’ve seen, eventers get super into their colors and spend lots of time finding things to coordinate their outfits. Which sounds awesome. But first I have to settle on a color scheme that I … More What Should My Cross Country Colors Be?
I need some help, guys. I went to try on white breeches for the first time the other day and it…was not great. I did find one pair that I loved and the person at the store said they were great and not see-through. But they were also $200. I may decide I need to … More Poll: Best White Full-Seat Breeches?
Guys. I’ve been trying on-and-off for more than a year now to sell my Kieffer Aachen All Purpose saddle. It is a great saddle! But I had to get a different one to fit Drifter better. Honestly I just want this dang thing gone now. Here are the details: 18″ Kieffer Aachen AP Saddle, medium … More Help Me Sell My Saddle!
I have to admit, I’ve developed somewhat of an obsession with sun shirts since I got my first one – an EIS – last winter in Florida. I want all the sun shirts. So, I might have gone a little crazy this spring when I found some on sale. I ordered three of them in one … More Review: Kastel Denmark Sun Shirt
When I got my new saddle, I knew it was a tiny bit wide. After several rides I decided I wanted to find a half pad to give a little extra padding and lift the pommel up off his withers a bit more. My budget was not large; Ogilvy and Ecogold were out. I thought … More Review: Ovation Europa Half Pad