Eight Holiday Gift Ideas for Your Equestrian Friends

Eight Holiday Gift Ideas for Your Equestrian Friends Wondering what types of gifts your equestrian friends will enjoy the most this holiday season? Read below for our list of this year’s most wanted presents. 1. Belts Equestrians can never have too many belts. There are so many styles,
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The BarnManager Q&A With: Caroline McLeese, rider and assistant trainer at Double H Farm

The BarnManager Q&A With: Caroline McLeese, rider and assistant trainer at Double H Farm What are three things that are always in your ring bag? Caroline: An assortment of spurs, a towel, and mints. What is the most helpful habit that you practice at the barn? Caroline: I
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Make the Most of Your Pumpkins – Seasonal Sustainability Tips

Make the Most of Your Pumpkins – Seasonal Sustainability Tips Written by BarnManager partner Green Is the New Blue Pumpkins are a fall favorite, appearing on the porches of homes across the country from the start of fall to Thanksgiving. In addition to their decorative purpose, pumpkins are
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Five Tips To Combat Horse Show Nerves

Five Tips To Combat Horse Show Nerves Horse show nerves can be one of the biggest challenges to cope with while competing.  Even some of the most well-known and successful riders admit they get nervous before big events.  While nerves can actually help some people perform at their
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The BarnManager Q&A With: Molly Allen, assistant trainer for Rachel Kennedy at ESP Farm

The BarnManager Q&A With: Molly Allen, assistant trainer for Rachel Kennedy at ESP Farm What are three things that are always in your ring bag? Molly: I always carry boot polish, an extra pair of gloves, and the good luck charms that were braided into Celtic Fire’s mane
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How Show Assist Helps Build Horse Show Connections

How Show Assist Helps Build Horse Show Connections Finding help in the equestrian industry can be a stressful and challenging task. It is not always easy to find the right person that is responsible, knowledgeable, and trustworthy enough to take care of performance horses. Hiring a reliable employee
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Part Three of Wild Spirits, Gentle Hearts: The Story of Two Mustang-Crazy Girls

Part Three of Wild Spirits, Gentle Hearts: The Story of Two Mustang-Crazy Girls By Emily and Sarah Harris Ever since we were younger, it was our dream to adopt a wild mustang. Every year we would look at the Bureau of Land Management’s mustang auctions, always hoping that
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Seven Exercises To Develop Your Equitation Skills This Finals Season

Seven Exercises To Develop Your Equitation Skills This Finals Season We have all seen the pictures of the technical and impressive courses that the top equitation trainers set up to prepare for equitation finals, but what are some of the simpler ways you can do this yourself? Here
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Part Two of Wild Spirits, Gentle Hearts: The Story of Two Mustang-Crazy Girls

Part Two of Wild Spirits, Gentle Hearts: The Story of Two Mustang-Crazy Girls By Emily and Sarah Harris Ever since we were younger, it was our dream to adopt a wild mustang. “Spirit: Stallion of the Cimarron” was our favorite movie. We wrote books about wild horses and
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Swinging Into the Autumn Season With Seven Preparation Tips

Swinging Into the Autumn Season With Seven Preparation Tips The fall season for many can bring unknowns about fluctuating temperatures, unexpected weather events, and inconstant environments. Here are some tips to make sure your farm and horse are ready for the changing of the seasons. 1. Do you
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Wild Spirits, Gentle Hearts: The Story of Two Mustang-Crazy Girls

Wild Spirits, Gentle Hearts: The Story of Two Mustang-Crazy Girls   By Emily and Sarah Harris Ever since we were younger, it was our dream to adopt a wild mustang. “Spirit: Stallion of the Cimarron” was our favorite movie. We wrote books about wild horses and played games
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Eight Things You Should Know About Jumps at Your Barn

Eight Things You Should Know About Jumps at Your Barn We spoke with Pierre Jolicoeur, a former FEI-level course designer, three-time Olympic show jumping trainer, and founder of PJ Saddles and PJ Jumps to learn more about what types of jumps to have and what you need to
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The BarnManager Q&A With: Stephanie Nell, groom for Olympic gold medalist Rodrigo Pessoa

The BarnManager Q&A With: Stephanie Nell, groom for Olympic gold medalist Rodrigo Pessoa What are three things that are always in your ring bag? Stephanie: I always have the safety vest, sugar cubes, and a towel! What is the most helpful habit that you practice at the barn?
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Tips on Going Back to School Sustainably

Written by BarnManager partner Green Is the New Blue   Summer show season is coming to a close and riders are gearing up for finals. For the younger members of the equestrian community, that means it’s back to school. This week, we’re sharing ways you can be an
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How To Get Your Horse Show Ring Ready

Whether it’s your first time out showing in a while or you’re a seasoned competitor, you can’t deny the importance of sending a clean and shiny horse into the show ring in any discipline. Some shows offer awards such as “Best Turned Out” for horses that are impeccably
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Back To School: Six Tips on Beginning the College Recruiting Process

No matter your age, August typically means one thing: it’s back-to-school time. For high schoolers, the start of the academic year means you are inching closer to college. So now might be the time to start formulating a plan, especially if you want your future to involve riding
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Female Force: Women in the 2020 Olympic Games

When you’re flipping through channels of Olympic coverage this year, you may notice all sports have one thing in common: they are split into men’s and women’s competition. There is one exception, however, and that is equestrian sports. The only Olympic sport in which men and women compete
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Tokyo Talk with the Grooms of Team USA

Written by Catherine Austen for the United States Eventing Association (USEA) We know a lot about the athletes representing the USA on our Tokyo team, but what about those essential people, the grooms? Catherine Austen finds out more about Courtney Carson, Emma Ford, Bridget London, and Steph Simpson
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