Channel Archives: Lifestyle

Top 5 Show Attire Trends for 2017

Heather Struthers, of Performance Horse & Rider, is back! With your 2017 show attire trends. (Just in time for 2018?)  Listen up, friends! Not everyone will agree with me on...

What’s Reed Reading?

Olympic showjumper. Kingsland Model. Former teen prodigy. American wunderkind Reed Kessler is well known for the many accomplishments she's achieved in her 23 years, but did you know she’s also an avid reader?...

Grounded

Horses have been a long standing constant in my life, through all kinds of changes. Riding and the lifestyle that go along with owning horses and working in the industry...

Musings of a Country Bumpkin

As I lay lounging in the garden, surrounded by dogs and overlooked by horses, on a rare heatwave in Britain, I got to pondering, what makes this lifestyle so special?...

Why I’ll Never Forget My Roots

Equestrian sport is not known for being particularly humble. In fact, I would say most people would consider it a somewhat elitist past-time, at least at the higher levels. With...

Trendsetters: Millennial Edition

Equestrian sport is synonymous with a uniquely polished sense of style. You don’t need to know much about horses to instantly identify a pair of riding boots and breeches. Or, at least,...

Sarah Lockwood-Taylor Is a Cut Above

The collection hung on steel-sheeted walls, between the timber frame bar and barrel tables and oversized leather couches. Eleven massive linocut prints capturing a moment in competition—a tacked jumper awaiting his rider, a horse...

Meet Me at Rolex

A few weeks before April every year the text messages start: “Are you going to Rolex?” They carpool from two towns over, fly across the country, travel from the other side...

(Forced to) Save My Own Skin

Simon O' Shaughnessy's life revolves around eventing. But when a freak, tragic accident takes the life of his friend and mentor, he finds himself struggling to defend the sport he...

Fashionable Skin Care

Summer is right around the corner and the sun is making its powerful debut. In a sport that involves being in the sun for hours on end we are faced with...

An Equine Affaire to Remember!

The 24th annual Equine Affaire is about to sweep Columbus's Ohio Expo Center off its feet! Come April 6th–9th, North America's premiere equestrian gathering will feature four days of non-stop horses, shopping, and horse...

Some Guys Have All the Luck

A couple weeks ago, we had to say goodbye to my horse Robbie. He was the star of “5 Ways to Help Your Fidgety Horse Relax for the Farrier,” because even...