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Horses and the holiday gifts that matter.

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There’s a lot of talk about how Christmas and the holiday season in general is too commercial. And even though we sell “things” too and hope you buy them,...

Dream Horse: A Thanksgiving Story

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It’s Thanksgiving morning and I’m sitting in front of a fire on a comfy sofa sipping coffee and contemplating gratitude. I’m glad we have this day to focus...

Horse Obsessed: Heartbeats, hoofbeats and why money doesn’t matter as much as you think it does.

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“Fascination with horses predated every other single thing I knew.”  -Jane Smiley It’s commonly believed that horse people are rich people. But that’s not always true. Wealth simply makes...

Yes. I want an Olympic Horse

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Yes, I do want an Olympic Horse. I’ve finally retired the dragon. And I’ve accepted that we are both entering a new phase of our lives. I would...

Coming soon to Barn Dog Tack: EGO7 Tall Boots

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We have finally settled on a boot brand to offer for those hard to fit riders who don't want to spend their training/showing money on footwear, but still...

Cooling your hot horse: to scrape or not to scrape...

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Keeping our horses cool and healthy continues to be an important topic of conversation this summer, so bear with me if hot weather care seems to be a...

I'm keeping my horse.

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The following poem has been trending on social media with “author unknown” at the end. I wish I knew the author and if you are her or him,...

Midlife Crisis: Men Buy Motorcycles, Women Buy Horses

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I wrote this back in 2018, but the time feels right to bring it back. In the aftermath of the pandemic and all of the changes and loss...

Horse Care in Hot Weather: 5 Important Tips

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I don’t know if y’all noticed, but  summer has arrived. Heat and humidity are as uncomfortable and potentially dangerous for our horses as they are for us, so...

What's new in the shop for June 2021

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This week we are getting some fun items from HKM:  The Equilibrio Competition Shirt is so pretty:  Pair them with the Santa Rosa Pam Breeches for a super...