Category: For the Horse

Review: Two Socks Designs Custom Saddle Pad

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I tend to think that saddle pads are like shoes: you can never have enough.  All are created differently and serve a specific purpose.  The more custom I can make a saddle pad the better!  I was thrilled to hear…

Review: Pearl Bridle Art Browband

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As most of you know, here at VR we love to promote small equestrian businesses and one of my favorite things is introducing new ones!  I was thrilled to receive a browband from Pearl Bridle Art for a review because…

Review: Centaur Newmarket Fleece Sheet

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If you are in the market for a new cooler/fleece sheet, you should definitely consider getting this one.  Not only is it beautiful in person but the fleece is SO soft!  You might catch me curling up with it on…

Review: Bling for the Ring Rhinestone Braiding Bands

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During Horse Show Week this year, I featured different rhinestone or embellished braiding bands.  At the time, the really glitzy ones were not available for purchase within the U.S.  I could only find them in Europe.  Good news is that…

Bling Schooling Boots for Your Horse

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Ok I’m dying!  When I saw these rhinestone embellished schooling boots (after gasping and picking my jaw up off the ground), I knew I had to share with everyone.  These are just too fabulous to not.  I know I know…how…

Review: Apple Lane Equine Saddle Pad

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I love to see new equestrian businesses popping up and offering fabulous custom designed and made options to fit all of our equestrian needs.  Apple Lane Equine does just that!  They offer ready to ship or custom made saddle pads,…

Eskadron and Pikeur Fall 2013 Collections

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After spending a number of years in the fashion industry, it is always so exciting to get that little fashion lookbook for each approaching season.  Each piece styled so beautifully in glossy photos.  I love to be able to say…

Ogilvy Half Pad Review

Ogilvy Equestrian is a Canadian company specializing in products that are of the utmost quality and functionality for both horse and rider.  I found this company while searching for a half pad for my OTTB to make him more comfortable…

Ziky Boutique Grooming Products

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  As the banner says above, Ziky Boutique only selects the best grooming products for your horse!  I have several products from Ziky that I use daily.  They are high quality products that my sensitive OTTB loves!  I don’t think…

Ziky Boutique Saddle Covers for Ziky Week

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As you know, I am always on the hunt for the latest and greatest in the equestrian lifestyle, and I am thrilled to introduce VR followers to Ziky Boutique.  What better way to do this than with a week dedicated…