Great North Carolina Rains & A Horse Eye View

May 27, 2010

We had some GREAT rain this week and the arena has been perfect. While warming up walking around I thought to snap a shot of the Carrara view of the arena. How pretty all that golden moist sand and German Geo Textile footing blend!


Däv Rain Gear

May 26, 2010

Däv was kind enough to send me some of their brilliantly fabulous, fashionable and functional rain gear and I\’ve thoroughly been enjoying using all the kewl stuff. Check them out if you haven\’t heard of them. It\’s a West Coast company which great fashion sense for the city girl in you and function for the farm girl in you.
Carrara thinks my Däv umbrella has interesting colors!
I think my matching Däv rain boots are interesting colors, comfortable and so nice to wear walking out to the stable for morning cleaning and watering on the rainy days and even on some dry days too! Oh and the tooooo comfy over-the-knee socks chenille socks are AWESOME! I don\’t want to take them off!

Power Tools For Arenas, Not Horses

May 25, 2010

I just thought it was cute that in the process of my education on arena development I’ve likewise gained a definite comfort level using a saw, drill and some elementary carpentry skills! I see hosting a farm improvement show in my future. Haha! 😉


We have a WINNER!!! ANKY Remy Carriet Edition Dressage Saddle!

May 19, 2010

ankyremy1The winner of the gorgeous Anky XL Remy Carriet Edition with XCH System Dressage Saddle is Bridget McLaughlin of Marietta, GA. Congratulations Bridget and thanks to the many folks that entered. This is a GREAT saddle and please visit Equestrian Collections to find out more about it and all the other amazing products they sell.

Stayed tuned to HorseGirlTV, Equestrian Collections and for some fun Anky Technical Casuals giveaways from the sports apparel line. Many thanks to English Riding Supply for their support of this giveaway!

Again, congrats Bridget! We hope you’ll have many wonderful years riding in your dressage saddle and don’t forget to check out Equestion Collections great selection of fittings, stirrups and dressage pads to go with your fabulous NEW saddle!!!

The Perfect Dressage Court

May 19, 2010

Life has SPED by these past few weeks and I wanted to send a huge thank you out to GGT-footing and Attwood Equestrian Surfaces. I smile EVERY SINGLE TIME I walk out to my amazing new dressage court and my horses joints and muscles thank you! The effectiveness and consistency in our training has advanced leaps and bounds and my students love it too!

It’s on mornings like this I am especially happy to have such a fabulously engineered and great GGT blend as I now welcome, not shudder, at the rain!

Zita says thank you too!