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Equipment

Horse Illustrated articles cover horse and rider equipment. Learn what to buy, how to buy, and how to take care of it with our experts. Learn more about horse boots and wraps, ear bonnets, martingales, grooming equipment, buckets, long lines, stuff used for driving, etc. In addition, we also have articles covering rider equipment, such as riding helmets, boots, gloves, riding jackets, etc. In addition, see some of the latest products found at trade shows and equine events as Horse Illustrated staff and writers attend. Make the right buying decisions for you, your horse, and your barn so that caring for your horse and your riding can be done with practicality and style.

Zebra Stripes: Are They a Natural Fly Repellent?

Gotta Be Him, aka “Jaxson,” needed three bottles of Zyrtec allergy medication to survive summer. Bug bites caused welts, some…

2 weeks ago

How to Clean Your Tack Room

In many regions, horse owners spend less time riding in the winter, abandoning their tack rooms in a state of…

6 months ago

Products for Equine Ergonomics

Equine ergonomics takes the applied science of ergonomics and applies it to horse tack and other products to design and…

11 months ago

Have a Very Horsey Holiday with These Equestrian Gift Ideas

These great equestrian gift ideas should definitely go on your list this season. Horsescents Organic Lavender Aromatherapy Deliver calming organic…

1 year ago

Gear: Winter Warmth With Winter Equestrian Barn Apparel

Bundle up and fight the cold with these seasonal barn staples to add some warmth to your winter equestrian apparel.…

1 year ago

Therapeutic Gear

Preventing injuries and managing chronic conditions are top priorities when making care decisions for your equine partner. You may have…

2 years ago

Trail Riding Tack and Gear: Trail Essentials

Trail riding is a favorite among many riders. Don't go out unprepared. Have the right trail riding tack and gear…

2 years ago

How to Put on Polo Wraps

Polo wraps are an alternative to protective boots. They can provide light protection for horses with sensitive skin who might…

3 years ago

December 2018 SmartTip of the Month Presented by SmartPak: Blanketing Your Horse with SmartPak Ultimate Turnout Blanket

Thumbs up: Turnout blanket with a 10-year indestructible guarantee We’re so confident in the toughness of our SmartPak™ Ultimate Turnout…

3 years ago

Online Tack and Horse Equipment Guide: Baby Pad

Baby pads aren’t for baby horses. They’re thin rectangles of cotton (about 32” x 28”) that fit between your horse’s…

8 years ago