Author Archives: Sable Giesler

Friday’s Fashion – Quality blankets that will keep your horse warm and stylish this winter

  This series features fashion “must have” items for riders and their horses. Tune in every Friday with your (or your parents’ or your significant other’s) credit card in hand,  for some excellent fashion finds. Let’s bring style to the Eventing world!  I have not personally tested all of the featured products but the websites they are available through are reputable and I will not feature any products with negative reviews. If you own any of these products please share your to opinions so we can all find the best deals and look great… Winter is well underway and your horse desperately wants a new blanket. Old blankets…

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Every rider and horse – Ocala Jockey Club CCI2* cross-country gallery

  Over the weekend, some of North America’s best riders and horses were competing at the Ocala Jockey Club 3-Day Event in Reddick, Florida. There were a stellar 41 duos competing in the CCI2* division at this event. The cross-country course was designed by Clayton Fredericks and it proved to be a fair challenge with only 16 out of the 39 starters finishing with a double clear round. Hopefully, in future years this event will run a CCI3* because it is one of the nicest venues in North America. The footing is perfect, the terrain is dreamy and the Florida…

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Revolutionize your life with these 13 equestrian laundry hacks

  Laundry sucks and there is plenty of it if you are a horse person. Horse slobber and hair on your clothes, filthy horse blankets, sweaty saddle pads, tangled polo wraps, etc. Simplify your life by using these super handy laundry hacks to save yourself time, money and energy: 1. Vacuum hair off of saddle pads and blankets before washing them. It will keep your washing machine cleaner and do a better job of getting the hair out of your blankets. 2. To get wrinkles out of dry show shirts or polo shirts in a flash, put them back in…

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Every rider and horse: Ocala Jockey Club CCI1* cross-country gallery- Sponsored by Back on Track

  Great for muscles, ligaments, tendons and joints. Products for horses, dogs and people. Visit www.backontrackproducts.com   Over the weekend, some of the best riders and horses in North America were competing at the Ocala Jockey Club 3-Day Event. There were an impressive 93 duos competing in the CCI1* division at this event. The cross-country course was designed by Clayton Fredericks and it took its toll on the leaderboard with only 85% of the starters completing the course. This event venue is absolutely breathtaking and nothing short of world-class. The footing is PERFECT, the rolling hill terrain makes for a…

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Follow this guide to perfect your equitation – No excuses

  Few top riders in the world have poor or even just average equitation. The best in our sport, nearly always look absolutely perfect in the saddle. This is because: a) riding with good equitation yields better results b) they don’t want to look like a joke. I was cursed with awful equitation from the start of my career. Whether it was because I learned on nearly unbroken horses or I lacked a certain natural athleticism, who knows. It was probably a combination of factors. But I decided at a young age that I did not want to spend my riding…

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Five goals every eventer should set for next season

  The 2017 competition season has come to a close for most eventers in the world. Although the off-season has just begun, it is already time to start planning for next year. Getting a head start on planning for 2018 will help you enter the year prepared and will give you something to look forward to during these cold and eventless months. Consider these goals for 2018 and start figuring out how to achieve them: 5) Volunteer at an event at least once. Volunteering at events is a great way to give back to our sport and it can also…

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Friday’s Fashion – Perfect Christmas presents for any equestrian

  This series features fashion “must have” items for riders and their horses. Tune in every Friday with your (or your parents’ or your significant other’s) credit card in hand for some excellent fashion finds. Let’s bring style to the Eventing world!  I have not personally tested all of the featured products but the websites they are available through reputable and I will not feature any products with negative reviews. If you own any of these products please share your to opinions so we can all find the best deals and look great… Christmas is rapidly approaching and to avoid being overwhelmed at the last minute, you should…

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A simple system to improve your jumping without a coach

  You land off of a jump and the first thing that crosses your mind is, “That was awful!” Clearly, you know that you must’ve messed something up because that jump was far from ideal but do you know what exactly caused the problem? Better yet, do you know how to prevent the problem from reoccurring at your next jump? Contrary to what you may tell yourself, your entire ride to the jump probably wasn’t all that bad. You more than likely just made one minor error that led to your horse jumping so poorly. If you want to be…

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Rider alert: Pairs to watch at the Ocala Jockey Club International – Sponsored by MD Barnmaster

  MD Barnmaster is the leader in custom designed barns, horse housing, professional equestrian facilities, horse stalls, modular buildings and barn accessories. Build A Better Barn. Contact MD Barnmaster today.   Connect with all the Ocala Jockey Club International action: [Omnibus] [Schedule] [Website] [Entries]    This weekend, some of the top eventing pairs in North America are competing at the Ocala Jockey Club International 3-Day Event in Reddick, Florida. This is only the second year running of this event and again this year there are three FEI divisions – a CIC3*, a CCI2* and a CCI1*. There are 36 pairs set to compete in the…

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Your ticket to the 2020 Olympics – Check out the Goresbridge select sale of eventers

  Goresbridge Go For Sold Sale: [Website] [Catalogue] [Performance footage] The Goresbridge Go For Gold Select Sale of Eventers is only days away, taking place Monday through Wednesday of this coming week (November 13th-15th). Over the last few of weeks, the writers at www.eventingconnect.today have been sharing their wishlists from this world-class auction. There are some very interesting prospects and we invite you to check out the catalogue and share what you look for in a new horse. Which of these mounts would you want in your barn? Email me your choice and explain why? Today is my birthday and I would love if someone would…

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