Review: SleekEZ Grooming Blade

Several of you were interested in hearing more about my SleekEZ grooming blade, and it seems like the perfect time to share since all of the horses are starting to shed their winter coats. This isn’t the only tool I use to help shed the winter fuzzies, but it’s definitely the most important one! Continue reading

The Great Breeches Showdown

First off, this was supposed to be done yesterday, but I had too much fun this weekend and couldn’t get myself to sit down and write all of this plus edit the photos. Blogger fail. Anyways…I currently own 5 pairs of breeches , all bought in the last 12 months or so (technically I have a 6th pair of TS breeches bought years ago, but those will not be included in this showdown as they’re mostly my backups in case I get my breeches dirty at a show). I’m going to give my thoughts on each pair, and I’ve included pictures of myself in all of the breeches, rather than models (I may regret this later…). Continue reading

Dear Santa…

So I tried my new Lo Ride breeches yesterday. More details to come on Monday in a full comparison of all my breeches, but suffice it to say, I’m not impressed. This week has been a bit of a whirlwind with a holiday potluck and white elephant exchange at work yesterday, our holiday party for work downtown tonight, followed by the barn party tonight with a Secret Santa exchange, and the blogger Secret Santas Continue reading

Dressing Like a Pro

Since I was 17 I have been tucking in my shirts, always wearing breeches of some kind, and generally making an effort to look put together when I am on a horse. This isn’t just because I like looking nice, or because I have a ton of fancy riding clothes. When I was 17, I moved to a fancy show barn for the first time, where I was a full-time working student. I was often the first interaction potential buyers had at the farm, as well as lesson students and parents. Continue reading