Prioritize riding time – for real

Check out the planner made exclusively for equestrians By LIZ CRUMBLY    Editor Gloria Gonzalez noticed a few years ago that conventional paper planners don’t really work well for most equestrians looking to prioritize riding time. That’s because they only allow a few lines for Saturday and Sunday activities – the days when most horse people … Read more

Selling the lifestyle: An Atlanta apparel company gives young riders a chance to display their equestrian interest unabashedly

BY LIZ CRUMBLY Editor When Nicci Kirby, owner of Southern Equestrian apparel company, looked around a horse show in Atlanta last summer, she noticed something odd: most of the young people were wearing brand-emblazoned clothing, but the brands didn’t represent anything remotely horsey. Salt Life, Simply Southern and Southern Marsh made frequent appearances, but those … Read more

Your horse, personified

Sign up for local horse stories in your inbox:  Horses for Hugs immortalizes cherished equines in cuddleable form When Maddie Frye put out a feeler on Facebook this past fall – something to the effect of “who would buy a customized stuffed horse-” she didn’t realize she was kicking off a cottage industry. See Horses for … Read more

This is what it takes to defend a national championship

By ELIZABETH POCZOBUT IHSA Media Intern The Berry College Equestrian team is back in full swing after a very busy summer for many members of the team. The first few months have been focused on getting the horses and ourselves back in shape from summer break. As many of The Collective Equestrian readers are aware, … Read more

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