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This blog is dedicated to chronicling the stories and unique experiences of individuals that make up our diverse riding community.
Whether you ride Western or English, for fun or competitively, have no horses or a whole herd, we believe that every person that creates our equestrian community has a story to tell and voice that deserves to be heard.


It's October now which basically means that everyday is Halloween at this point :)  And since I'm a HUGE Harry Potter fan I wanted to showcase an outfit that has some fun nods towards the series. With cooler weather approaching this Gryffindor varsity jacket.  It's lightweight and the hoodie makes it perfect for foggy fall mornings and the cooler nights.  The t-shirt I'm wearing is one of my favorites and has a great quote from the sorting hat in Harry Potter And The Sorcerer's Stone "Gryffindor where dwell the brave at heart their daring, nerve, and chivalry set Gryffindors apart".  While both of these

Today's rootd is from featured rider Katie.  The brightly colored light layers are perfect for fall in the midwest!  The Eddie Bauer vest and Wrangler jeans provide the comfort and versatility she needs on the trail and in the barn.  Of course having a cute dog to accessorize with doesn't hurt!  You can follow Katie and her mustang, Sally, on their blog at:  https://sallythewonderhorse.wordpress.com/

Today's ROOTD features my friend Kira, who is an eventer and coaches her local middle and high school equestrian teams as well.  I LOVE this monochromatic look, especially her breeches from Dublin.  The cobalt blue is stunning and a classic color that will never go out of style, and are full seat to provide the support she needs while riding.  Both her One K and Tredstep boots where chosen for there style, comfort and function. Her best accessory is hands down her two pups, Xena (left) and Jaeger (right).

Today I'm finally kicking off the ROOTD (Riding Outfit of The Day) series!  The outfit I'm wearing is perfect the early days of fall, and one that I love because it's INSANELY comfortable.  It's also an outfit that I can wear to the barn, ride in, and then go run whatever errands I have.  Below I've listed exactly what I'm wearing and where you can find each of these items. Top: The sweater is from the LOFT and while they don't sell this one anymore you can find a similar one here.  This top works for me because it's lightweight, warm, and loose enough