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The Power of Uber-Cool Boots

The Cordoba Boot is a beautifully styled two-tone brown calfskin leather boot. The heavy duty full-length zipper has a long leather fringe pull and single buckle closure for a unique and stylish look.

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Dressage Pad Trendsetting: Orange is the New White

Meet my latest dressage pad — a custom Mattes (pronounced Mattus, not Matts, I’m told) pad that I ordered from SmartPak. Many of you may know that the dressage world is expanding its notion of “acceptable show colors” to include

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What’s Up With My Supplement? Part II: SmartPak’s Guilt-Free Plastic

Well, you read my little diatribe on meds/supps. Here’s another little issue with supplements. As a barn worker and horse owner, I like SmartPaks. They’re easy to feed, easy to track, and easy to keep fresh. But I have to

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“What’s up with my supplement?”

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The other night I was on the phone with a friend (Debbie) — basically trying to talk her down. Her horse has mild Cushings. She moved him to a new barn, and over time he was starting to go downhill.

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