Terisé Cole

Natural and Earth-Friendly Products Tested

1. SADDLER’S BLANKET WASH Skip taking your blankets to a specialty cleaner and do it yourself with this blanket wash. Our tester was surprised to open the jar to a liquid product, but was thrilled when her blankets came out looking brand new after one cycle in the washing machine—it even got rid of that classic dirty blanket smell we…

April Contest—Absorbine UltraShield® EX Insecticide & Repellent

Sponsored by Absorbine

Five entrants will win Absorbine®’s UltraShield® EX Insecticide & Repellent 32 oz! UltraShield® EX Insecticide & Repellent UltraShield® EX delivers proven fly control that horse owners have counted on for decades. Known as “the fly spray in the black bottle,” UltraShield® EX uses a water-based formula that: • Kills and repels more than 70 species of insects • Kills and…

Youth and Pony Products Put to the Test

1. SmartPak Soft Padded Leather Pony/Mini Halter A buttery halter perfectly designed for a pony (or mini)? Yes please! Our tester was immediately impressed by how supple this double-stitched halter was right out of the box—no additional oiling needed. The super soft padding kept our tester’s sensitive mare comfortable and rub-free, and with a variety of color options from teal…

A Glass of Chardon-neigh, Please

Horses and wine go hand-in-hand—try to find a bonafide adult amateur (or trainer) who doesn’t appreciate a glass of wine at the end of the show day. Go ahead and call us enablers because we found the perfect pieces for the equestrian oenophile. 14 Hands Winery Merlot ($12) Spend an evening with a glass of this popular red wine—we promise…

March Contest—Absorbine Bute-Less® Comfort & Recovery Support Supplement

Sponsored by Absorbine

Three entrants will win Absorbine®’s Bute-Less® Comfort & Recovery Support Supplement Relief! Bute-Less® Comfort & Recovery Support Supplement Relief for horses that’s gentle on the stomach. A proven alternative in relief for horses with discomfort, Bute-Less® uses the natural ingredients of Devil’s Claw, vitamin B-12, and yucca to help ease aches and discomfort associated with normal daily exercise and activity,…

Winter Socks Tested

1. KERRITS HORSE PLAY WOOL SOCKS Our tester loved the new berry color that Kerrits came out with for their Horseplay Wool Socks—the artistically printed knee-high socks are designed like any other riding sock, but are a bit prettier, in our tester’s opinion. The fun pattern is on an antimicrobial, wicking, and breathable material with reinforcements on the heel and…

February Contest—Turtle Top Flex 16MM Loose Ring Snaffle from Neue Schule

Sponsored by Neue Schule

Anatomy-inspired this innovation is brilliant in helping to achieve a comfortable and quiet mouth. Turtle Top™ with Flex always keeps the mouthpiece centered and arched over the tongue, encouraging relaxation and safely helping to prevent sideways tongue evasions. This comfortable mouthpiece re-focuses the inattentive mouth back onto the rein aids in order to achieve a soft consistent contact. An excellent…

Warm Winter Wear

With cold winter days and even colder nights, staying warm at the barn is of the utmost importance—no one wants to be frozen while visiting their favorite four-legged friend. Redingote Equestrian Jumpsuit ($378) More than just a jacket, this jumpsuit is sure to keep your entire body warm this winter— plus, it easily comes off when it is time to…

The Biggest and Best of 2018

What a year 2018 has been, and it technically isn’t even over yet! From moments that made history to those that had the crowds going wild, we wrapped up the biggest happenings of the year. February 14th 2018 seemed to be “The Year of SafeSport.” Although the United States Equestrian Federation (USEF) established a Safe Sport Policy in late 2013,…