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7 Equestrian Gifts for Horse Lovers

2017-06-27T11:44:25+00:00 November 25th, 2016|Equestrian Lodging, Equestrian Travel Deals, Horse Ranches & Equestrian Centers, The Tack Box|

Buying gifts for the horse crazy person in your life is easy, but when you want to go the extra mile and really make that special someone smile, you'll want to check out these equestrian gift ideas. From horse-themed gift cards to waterproof boots, horsey t-shirts and yoga on horseback, my list of 7 equestrian [...]

Build a Horse at Build a Bear Workshop

2017-06-27T11:44:29+00:00 May 4th, 2016|Horse News, The Tack Box|

Hearts & Horses Riding Club Some people look back on their childhood with memories of Barbie dolls and GI Joe. I grew up collecting Breyer horses and my own trophy's and ribbons won from many horse shows on my Quarter Horses. My first horse was a silver buckskin named Cricket, but my favorite [...]

The Cowgirl Way

2017-06-27T11:44:32+00:00 February 17th, 2016|The Tack Box|

Cowgirl Nancy D. Brown As a young girl I envisioned myself as a cowgirl. Our family didn't own a horse ranch, nor did either of my parents grow up with horses, but they supported my dream to own a horse. From my first Quarter Horse in the fifth grade, to my last horse [...]

Oregon Magic: Albany Carousel and Museum

2017-06-27T11:44:36+00:00 October 28th, 2015|Horse News, The Tack Box|

If you want to feel like a kid again, head to Albany. Here you will find and recapture the magic of your youth at the Albany Historic Carousel & Museum in Albany, Oregon. Board President Wendy Kirbey is today's modern version of Peter Pan, leading a group of lost boys to Neverland. Only these merry [...]

Horseback Riding After Hip Replacement

2017-06-27T11:44:37+00:00 September 30th, 2015|Horse News, The Tack Box|

Horseback riding is a wonderful hobby and often misunderstood by those who have not done it, as are the physical requirements necessary to do so comfortably and successfully. A few of the things you must be sure to have addressed regarding your return to horseback riding after hip replacement are adequate range of motion (ROM), [...]

Ronnie Bermann Rides Austin to Houston

2017-06-27T11:44:37+00:00 September 16th, 2015|The Tack Box|

I’ve been riding horses since I was 10 years old. Someone watching me corral a horse once told me that I could dance with horses — I have horse instinct. I’ve ridden day and night, with a saddle or bareback, but the horseback riding trip I’ll never forget is my 100-mile trail ride. Years ago, [...]

Custom Leather Made in Montana

2017-06-27T11:44:37+00:00 September 2nd, 2015|Reviews, The Tack Box|

For those of you who read Writing Horseback regularly, you know that Montana has a special place in my heart. I love the warmth and can-do attitude of the people, especially the cowboys and cowgirls. Being a third-generation California girl, I have no interest in riding out a Montana winter, but I do love the [...]

Ariat Western Boots

2017-06-27T11:44:55+00:00 June 18th, 2014|Reviews, The Tack Box|

Ariat Western Boot Review My daughter was grinning ear to ear when I walked in the house with bags of groceries in my arms. "Do you notice anything?" she asked with a hopeful voice. I glanced at her face for a hair cut or a new nail polish color. My eyes continued scanning [...]