While there’s no better way to enjoy a summer than in the saddle, it can sometimes get a little uncomfortable (and possibly unsafe) on those warmer than average days. Don’t fret, though, there are two important ways that you can combat the effects of the sun and beat the heat in the saddle this summer. Sarah Williams shares her cool ideas to beat the heat in the saddle.
Wendy at Pewter Gift Horse knows horses. As a former horse trainer, breeder and current ranch owner she knows the beautiful movements, the facial expressions, the touch of a horse. Her horse designs reflect this understanding. Wendy captures the flow and movement of a horse in each design – sometimes in an abstract way – and often reflecting a native American influence. Come enjoy seeing her beautiful wearable horse art in person through her Open Studio and Sale.
Now is the time to get a new look for spring and be ready to enjoy your show season or trail riding season in comfort and class. Make sure you are covered and cool everyday while riding and working outside with a cooling shirt. Or become the “barn fairy” and make someone’s day by planting a fresh, colorful flower curry comb, Roma Body Brush or Mane Comb in a barn mate’s tack box. Sharon Jantzen tells us how.
If you’ve owned a horse for long enough, it’s safe to assume that you’ve had your foot stepped on once or twice…or more. Sharon Jantzen shows us how important protective footwear is when working around horses.
Looking for more options for the horse people on your gift lists? Take a look at Western Rock Creation. Marietta personally hand-crafts necklaces, earrings, bracelets, anklets and boot bracelets that are inspired by her favorite outdoor places and activities: horses, the desert, forests and American Indian designs. “I have been…