Horse Stuff We Love

When we discover equestrian products, brands, or resources we love, we share them with you in the lists below!

Must-Have Gear

Safety First
Hit-Air Inflatable Air Vest
$549.99

Few equestrian innovations are as beloved as the air vest. *Super* fast inflation in the event you and your horse accidentally part ways. Has saved us several times!

02/17/2024 08:54 am GMT
Everyone Should Own
Horse Knot Tying Cards
$7.69

We personally know the maker of these cards, and they're incredible references. Pocket-sized and safety-focused, they're made specifically for equestrians who want to learn to tie everyday barn knots and backcountry essentials.

02/17/2024 08:45 am GMT
Total Game Changer!
Brain Training for Riders
$19.95

This is the BEST book for learning about how fear and stress show up in the brain (and body) for equestrians. Learn practical ways to lessen your anxiety, reframe challenges, and calm yourselves in any situation.

02/17/2024 09:04 am GMT
Trail Essential
Woofhoof Equestrian Cell Phone Holder
$19.95

We use this cell phone holder ALL the time! It works well on the leg or arm, wherever you find more comfortable and convenient. Secure velcro closure is surprisingly quiet.

02/17/2024 08:54 am GMT
Awesome Grip
SSG Ladies Hybrid Gloves
$42.99

These feel like a second skin—in the best way! Absolutely no bulk so you keep all the feel in your reins. Plus, they have good ventilation and a handy wrist velcro closure.

02/17/2024 09:10 am GMT
Winter Essential
ORORO Women's Battery Heated Jacket
$119.99

This coat makes a huge difference when you're heading to the barn in freezing cold temps. Warm your core, and transform your winter barn experience.

02/17/2024 08:54 am GMT
Warm & Cozy
SSG Winter Riding Gloves
$62.69

Warm, but not stifling, and grippy without being bulky. These gloves are a go-to when the temps drop and we're still lessoning. They're also great for winter trail rides, road rides, and barn chores.

02/17/2024 08:59 am GMT
Best Snaffle Ever
Herm Sprenger Turnado Loose Ring Snaffle Bit
$130.10

Just enough twist to be effective and comfortable—all in one. This snaffle is one horses love, especially those with sensitive mouths.

02/17/2024 09:04 am GMT
Trail Essential
Tough 1 Insulated Saddle Bags (With Pockets)
$60.19

Our first choice for trail riding, these saddle bags sit well against the horse and include an insulted pouch to keep your lunch fresh!

02/17/2024 09:04 am GMT
Quick Read
Rein in Your Brain: Do-it-Yourself Mental Training
$24.24

Complex topics explained simply—just one reason this book should be on every rider's list. Actionable advice and tips make incremental change feel doable. Change your mindset, change your ride!

02/17/2024 09:10 am GMT
Full Seat Grip
Kerrits Ice Fil Tech Tight
$87.20

These full seat tights have the class of expensive breeches with the comfort of your favorite yoga pants. Plus they're incredible in hot summer weather!

02/17/2024 09:15 am GMT
All-Time Favorite Breech
Kerrits Arena K-Pro Full Seat Breech
$109.99

With a higher rise, this tailored full seat breech takes riders from stable chores to clinics in comfort and style. Kerrits Sticks™ Silicone stretches and moves with you, delivering maximum grip and flexibility.

02/17/2024 09:19 am GMT

See more products we’ve personally tried and loved on our Horse Rookie Must Haves Amazon List.

Riding Discipline Guides

  1. A Horse Rookie Guide's to Show Jumping
    $8.99

    Whether you're brand new to the sport of show jumping, starting to compete, or simply curious if this discipline might be a good fit, you need to know the basics.


    • Find out what equipment you need starting out
    • Understand which classes to enter at a show
    • Identify the most common types of fences
    • Get 10 Rookie Tips to improve your skills
    • And much more!


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  2. A Horse Rookie's Guide to Dressage
    $8.99

    Dream of competing in tails, curious about why riders love dressage, or heading down centerline? Learn all the basics about this beautiful discipline.


    • Start speaking—and understanding—the lingo
    • Understand how levels are organized and scored
    • Identify the most common dressage movements
    • Memorize your test like a pro
    • And much more!


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  3. A Horse Rookie's Guide to Trail Riding
    $8.99

    New to trail riding, love exploring new places, or simply curious if this hobby might be a good fit? We tell you everything you need to know to get started!


    • Learn about the broad appeal of trail riding
    • Understand leisure vs. competitive trail riding
    • Identify the most common trail obstacles
    • Prepare for unexpected encounters on the trail
    • And much more!


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Favorite Equestrian Books

  1. Pressure Proof Your Riding: Mental Training Techniques
    $64.99

    This is one of our go-to reads when nerves are fraying, show season is approaching, and we're otherwise... just plain freaking out!

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    02/18/2024 07:49 pm GMT
  2. Brain Training for Riders
    $19.95

    This is the BEST book for learning about how fear and stress show up in the brain (and body) for equestrians. Learn practical ways to lessen your anxiety, reframe challenges, and calm yourselves in any situation.

    Buy Now
    02/17/2024 09:04 am GMT
  3. Rein in Your Brain: Do-it-Yourself Mental Training
    $24.24

    Complex topics explained simply—just one reason this book should be on every rider's list. Actionable advice and tips make incremental change feel doable. Change your mindset, change your ride!

    Buy Now
    02/17/2024 09:10 am GMT
  4. The Rider's Edge
    $4.27

    Improving your mindset is one of the biggest things you can do to have more fun riding. Whether enjoying your horse at home, or in the show ring, you have what it takes to calm your brain and focus on performance (vs. stress!). This book shows you how.

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    02/18/2024 07:59 pm GMT
  5. How to Think Like A Horse
    $14.98

    If you're interested in learning more about WHY your horse does what it does, this book is a must. It's one of the best summaries of horse behavior ever written.

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    02/18/2024 08:19 pm GMT