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Wave breaker jumper for sale
Wave Breaker — Jumper

"Wave" is an experienced grey KWPN gelding. PROVEN winner at the high child adult jumpers at EVERY major venue in the southeast and Midwest. This awesome horse can carry your...

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When to Blanket Your Horse

For much of the country, winter started early this year. And that means our show horses are in need of extra coverage to stay warm. No doubt you’ve already pulled...

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5 Equestrian Truths to Help You Gift Shop for Your Horse Friends

Photo source: Pinterest Shopping for an equestrian this year? It may not be as tough as you think, even if you do find the horse world baffling. Read on for...

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Josie — Pony

Josie, a short stirrup expert, is available for sale! Josie is located in St. Louis.

How to Share the Road Safely with Horse Trailers

The scene you never want to see roadside is a crash involving a loaded horse trailer. Sadly, it happens too often. If you’re a horse owner, you have heard the...

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8 Ways to Remember Your Show Course

The off-course elimination is one the more frustrating outcomes for the equestrian competitor — maybe because it feels like a mistake that doesn't carry any learnings with it. If you...

Shopping Overseas: What It’s Like to Import a Horse

If you have even a medium-sized budget for your next horse purchase, importing may be part of the conversation. Even with the added transportation and travel costs, you can get...

Calispell — Hunter

"Cali" is a 2009 chestnut warmblood with a big stride and an easy jump — a perfect candidate for the equitation. No spook. She's a nice mover and well educated...

Combatting Horse Show Nerves — 9 Strategies

A pony named Pepper, who was awesome in every way. Decades ago, I rode a gray pony that was game for anything. She took me to the horse show, and...