History of Breeches

*This article originally appeared in the July/August issue of Horse & Style Magazine!* If you’ve been following my “History of…” articles, then you know that just about every piece of the riding habit had its origins in foxhunting. Well, we’re about to change that! Breeches were actually first developed in India by polo players. Well,[…]

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An Equestrian Mudroom

I have shared some pictures of my equestrian-themed mudroom on Instagram, but I don’t believe I’ve ever blogged about it. I recently gave it a tremendous cleaning (lots of muddy paw prints abounded!), and restyled my shelf. I love how it came out! I guess I shouldn’t say it’s “equestrian-themed” as the room just became[…]

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Paul & Lydia

I found Paul & Lydia on Instagram, where I find all the latest and greatest in equestrian fashion, and have since become a huge fan of their brand! “Based out of Zionsville, Indiana, Paul & Lydia handbag designer and proprietor, Heather Blackwell-Batchelor, believes her bags tell a rich story. Pairing her love of art and[…]

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Villa Topiary’s Home Décor

If you follow me on Instagram, you’ll notice that I post about Villa Topiary a lot, but I can’t help it! They are the coolest shoppe out there! According to their Etsy page, “Villa Topiary creates unique, handmade preserved moss, faux boxwood and faux floral topiaries you will not see anywhere else. [They are] now[…]

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Thierry Horse & Home + Décor

Last year, I discovered Thierry Horse & Home and wrote about them here on my blog. A lovely company located in British Columbia, Canada, Thierry was founded in 2015. Their first products to hit the shelves were horse bits, and they have continued to educate the equestrian public on the differences between high-quality and poorly-made[…]

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Vintage Panel Screen

I’m always on the look-out for interesting vintage equestrian pieces. Just prior to the snow storm last week, a friend saw this cool vintage panel screen on Facebook and tagged me in the picture. Not only did I get it, but I scored it for only $20! AND the seller delivered it to my house![…]

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Vintage Equestrian

Isn’t it crazy that places can exist practically in your own backyard, right under your nose, and you never know about them? About a mile down the street is The Painted Mill, a monthly vintage tag sale, and I only learned about it not too long ago. A fan of all things old, refurbished, and[…]

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