This spring, I discovered a problem: Drifter has cannon bones like tree trunks. My old set of regular size jumping boots did not fit him. Nor did the set of used leather-and-fleece ones I tried on him. It was sort of comical to see normal “horse” size boots on him. He made them look like … More Review: Tekna Fancy Stitched Open Front Jumping Boots
Half pads. Do you use one? I seem to see them everywhere lately, but that may be selective vision (is that even a thing?). You know, like when you are thinking a lot about something, and then start seeing that thing everywhere? Yeah, that’s happening. I’ve been tentatively looking for a half pad for awhile … More Tack Talk: The Half Pad Debate
I recently was doing some research on different types of leg wraps and boots for horses, and found that there is a lot of information out there, but it is scattered and not easy to find in one place. I think there are a lot of people out there who may look at boots the … More To Boot or Not to Boot: That is the Question.
Yee-haw, guys – it’s the first show week of the season! That means I’m making lists and re-making them, while checking off items every day. I love the lead-up to a show. There’s so much to do, I guess you have to enjoy the preparation on some level. But I’m a planner and I really … More Priorities
Goodness, I love these boots. I got them back in the spring, about six weeks before the start of show season. I’ve been meaning to sing their praises for a while now. The story of how I came to own Ariat Volant tall boots is actually that it was an accident. The Back Story I … More Review: Ariat Volant Boots
Over the weekend I was out at the farm and wanted to play around with Instagram Video. As a marketing professional (you know, in my life outside of horses), I was nerd-ily excited when Instagram announced this week that users are now able to use previously recorded video taken outside the Instagram app itself. That … More Instagramming the Farm