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This boot bag has it all!

Designer's Message I am so pleased to re-introduce the ProRider Collection. This collection has every stitch, every detail and every user considered (and re-considered 10 times). We created the boot bag from scratch; a piece of leather, 2 straps and a design in mind. We considered details that are overlooked with other boot bags in the current marketplace. One main point is that shorter people can carry this boot bag with ease and comfort. The other bags possess the same thought process. Joanna WisebergFashion Designer, Founder and Horse Lover Read More     TOP TEN REASONS WHY IT WORKS If given the opportunity I could easily list fifty reasons why this boot bag is so special and why it works so...

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A Conversation with Brenda Minor: Dressage Judge’s Perspective

Sometimes I have to pinch myself when I realize part of my job is to interview interesting people who are influential in the equestrian world. Recently I had such an experience. I had the pleasure of having lunch with Brenda Minor, 4 Star FEI Dressage Judge, and asking her about her experience as a Dressage Judge and what she loves about it.   Brenda is passionate about riding and she is very appreciative of what all of her horses have taught her through the years. There are 3 horses that are especially memorable for Brenda. The first was Salamon (barn name Alex), he was a 15.3 Hanoverian. He was initially a very difficult mount especially at the canter. After some...

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Keeping a Riding Journal

I am considering keeping a riding journal.  Do you keep one?  I have just starting to ride my new horse and it seems like a good time to start.  Her name is Willow and she is a 3 year old Friesian Thoroughbred cross.  I have backed her and we are working on a lot of ground-work; it would be a great time to start keeping a journal.  I have polled some of my friends who keep journals and this is what I found: What are the advantages of keeping a riding journal? 1) Obviously keeping a riding journal allows you to track your successes and challenges so that you can plan your training. 2) It helps you to become a...

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Does Genuine Leather Mean it’s Really Leather?

I thought it was time to write a short blog about leather to clarify some basic points about this beautiful material. My intention is to enlighten and inform readers that all leather is not created equal, not even from the animals from which it is taken. I’ll make this article easy to read and understand. A special thanks to Saddleback Leather for their gracious input.Where does leather come from? Cows, Deer, Pigs, Lambs, Sheep and I hate to say this…Horses.Basically there are 4 types of leather:FULL GRAIN which is the “cream of the crop”, the best money can buy. It comes from the top layer of the hide which should display the natural markings and grain characteristics from the animal...

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