Category Archives: Riders

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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Add your logo to these great Christmas gifts for the peeps on your list

  Christmas is closer than you want to believe and your time is limited. We have the perfect gift solution for the horse people on your list. Give T-shirts that promote our sport with edge and humour. What makes this gift even cooler is that you can also build your business by adding your logo to the back of the shirt like in the Carter Eventing sample attached (Thanks, Kyle and Jen!). Your brand is what the outside world thinks of you. That’s it. So here is a great opportunity to build your brand by being kind and thanking clients, grooms,…

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Let’s make Eventing fun again – Bit of Britain’s Next Top Rider finalist Tosca Holmes-Smith

  After an overwhelming response with over 100 entries, Bit Of Britain has narrowed down the finalists for the Next Top Rider sponsorships. It has been narrowed down to 11 finalists. Austin Skeens, VA Ally McGlynn, CA Lauren Yeagy, Elizabeth Henry and Emma Sloan, IN Mia Braundel, NC Jane Cook, TX Hannah Herrig, FL Alexandra Tett, PA Grace Gaynor, MD Carter McInnis, SC Magdalena Valenti, TN Tosca Holmes-Smith, BC Tune into www.eventingconnect.today as these 11 finalists continue to strut their sponsorship worthiness with blogs and vlogs over the next few weeks. We encourage you to provide feedback and share your favourite blogs and vlogs…

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Learning to enjoy the journey – Bit of Britain’s Next Top Rider finalist Magdalena Valenti

  After an overwhelming response with over 100 entries, Bit Of Britain has narrowed down the finalists for the Next Top Rider sponsorships. It has been narrowed down to 11 finalists. Austin Skeens, VA Ally McGlynn, CA Lauren Yeagy, Elizabeth Henry and Emma Sloan, IN Mia Braundel, NC Jane Cook, TX Hannah Herrig, FL Alexandra Tett, PA Grace Gaynor, MD Carter McInnis, SC Magdalena Valenti, TN Tosca Holmes-Smith, BC Tune into www.eventingconnect.today as these 11 finalists continue to strut their sponsorship worthiness with blogs and vlogs over the next few weeks. We encourage you to provide feedback and share your favourite blogs and vlogs…

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Tuesday’s Top 10 – Things equestrians have to be thankful for

  WARNING: Only read if you have a sense of humour Check in every Tuesday for our Top 10 list that could feature just about anyone or anything related to Eventing. No rider, owner, coach, or nation is off limits.   Tuesday’s Top 10 – Things equestrians have to be thankful for 10. Your horse just did a tendon, which is cheaper to treat than colic surgery. 9. That collarbone you broke this year, didn’t require any surgery. 8. You have a vast collection of dogs that you have adopted at a variety of horse shows. No one in the horse world thinks…

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Passion and polka dots – Bit of Britain’s Next Top Rider finalist Carter McInnis

  After an overwhelming response with over 100 entries, Bit Of Britain has narrowed down the finalists for the Next Top Rider sponsorships. It has been narrowed down to 11 finalists. Austin Skeens, VA Ally McGlynn, CA Lauren Yeagy, Elizabeth Henry and Emma Sloan, IN Mia Braundel, NC Jane Cook, TX Hannah Herrig, FL Alexandra Tett, PA Grace Gaynor, MD Carter McInnis, SC Magdalena Valenti, TN Tosca Holmes-Smith, BC Tune into www.eventingconnect.today as these 11 finalists continue to strut their sponsorship worthiness with blogs and vlogs over the next few weeks. We encourage you to provide feedback and share your favourite blogs and vlogs…

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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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The ups and downs of riding – Bit of Britain’s Next Top Rider finalist Grace Gaynor

  After an overwhelming response with over 100 entries, Bit Of Britain has narrowed down the finalists for the Next Top Rider sponsorships. It has been narrowed down to 11 finalists. Austin Skeens, VA Ally McGlynn, CA Lauren Yeagy, Elizabeth Henry and Emma Sloan, IN Mia Braundel, NC Jane Cook, TX Hannah Herrig, FL Alexandra Tett, PA Grace Gaynor, MD Carter McInnis, SC Magdalena Valenti, TN Tosca Holmes-Smith, BC Tune into www.eventingconnect.today as these 11 finalists continue to strut their sponsorship worthiness with blogs and vlogs over the next few weeks. We encourage you to provide feedback and share your favourite blogs and vlogs…

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The college experience: Eventer style – Bit of Britain’s Next Top Rider finalist Alexandra Tett

  After an overwhelming response with over 100 entries, Bit Of Britain has narrowed down the finalists for the Next Top Rider sponsorships. It has been narrowed down to 11 finalists. Austin Skeens, VA Ally McGlynn, CA Lauren Yeagy, Elizabeth Henry and Emma Sloan, IN Mia Braundel, NC Jane Cook, TX Hannah Herrig, FL Alexandra Tett, PA Grace Gaynor, MD Carter McInnis, SC Magdalena Valenti, TN Tosca Holmes-Smith, BC Tune into www.eventingconnect.today as these 11 finalists continue to strut their sponsorship worthiness with blogs and vlogs over the next few weeks. We encourage you to provide feedback and share your favourite blogs and vlogs…

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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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