STYLE ADVICE FOR STREET, STABLE AND BEYOND GLEANED FROM INDUSTRY INSIDERS

STYLE ADVICE FOR STREET, STABLE AND BEYOND GLEANED FROM INDUSTRY INSIDERS

by kristin thornton November 22, 2018

Advice and trends published from the fashion and style experts from business publications and Street to Stable’s interpretation as to how they are relevant to the equestrian way of life. Topics include:

  • How to Wear Logos without them wearing you
  • Ath-leisure
  • Sustainability
  • Personalization
  • Personal Branding

Click below to read about fashion and style trends from industry experts:

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Spotlight on Parenting: Are you a ‘Supportive Parent’?

Spotlight on Parenting: Are you a ‘Supportive Parent’?

by Darby Bonomi, PhD November 13, 2018

A focus on resilience, meaning and purpose creates the groundwork for accomplishment and happiness.

Click below for professional insight on providing the groundwork for happiness in and out of the ring.

 

 

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OUT: EQUITATION DIET/ IN: FITNESS FOR FORWARD SEAT RIDING

OUT: EQUITATION DIET/ IN: FITNESS FOR FORWARD SEAT RIDING

by kristin thornton November 01, 2018

This weekend marks the pinnacle of the indoor equitation season as one qualifier's name will be added to the illustrious list inclusive of decades of previous winners of the Alfred B. Maclay Championship.  Awarded on horsemanship, today's competitor requires technical skill and physical fitness to perform as an elite athlete.

Fitness has become integral for riders of all ages and aspirations to best practice the proper equitation associated with American Hunter System of Forward Riding. Read why fitness is important to athletic performance and how you can improve your skills by cross-training using The Fit Equestrian's "EQUITATION BOOTCAMP PROGRAM."

  

 

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MIND.BODY.VAULT: Assisting Equestrians of all disciplines reach goals by improving both health & wellness

MIND.BODY.VAULT: Assisting Equestrians of all disciplines reach goals by improving both health & wellness

by kristin thornton October 23, 2018

Created by two former elite international equestrian vaulting athletes, Ali & Mari, Mind.Body.Vault is a health and wellness company that specializes in assisting equestrians of all disciplines add yoga, fitness and nutrition practices to achieve their goals. Learn how these two athletes quickly built a respected business that includes featured tutorials on both the US Equestrian and FEI websites. 

CLICK BELOW FOR MORE INFO. ABOUT MIND.BODY.VAULT AND HOW THESE YOUNG ENTREPRENEURS ARE STRIVING TO IMPROVE THE HEALTH & WELLNESS OF ALL EQUESTRIANS.

 

 

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HAD A BAD DAY? SELL THE HORSE. IT'S ALL TOO EXPENSIVE ANYHOW.

HAD A BAD DAY? SELL THE HORSE. IT'S ALL TOO EXPENSIVE ANYHOW.

by Darby Bonomi, PhD October 11, 2018

Our sport is expensive and many riders, specifically amateurs, carry around guilt about the money we are spending.  How do we define the meaning of our riding and the costs associated to find the true value of horses in our lives?

CLICK BELOW FOR PROFESSIONAL AND PRACTICAL INSIGHT AND SOLUTIONS PROVIDED BY DARBY BONOMI, PhD: 

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TKEQ:  WHY & HOW A JUNIOR RIDER CREATED A SUCCESSFUL NICHE CLOTHING COMPANY

TKEQ: WHY & HOW A JUNIOR RIDER CREATED A SUCCESSFUL NICHE CLOTHING COMPANY

by kristin thornton September 25, 2018

Do not underestimate the result when the entrepreneurial spirit and work ethic of a young horse woman are combined with a mother that encourages her daughter to "dream big." 

Founded in 2016, TKEQ is a result of founder Kaelyn Kennedy searching for a creative solution to both work and gain experience towards applying to universities for business school and also finishing her junior riding career.

Today, the TKEQ label is well known for its positive and fun messaging, quality, & appeal to equestrians of all ages. 

CLICK BELOW TO READ ABOUT (NOW) COLLEGE STUDENT KAELYN KENNEDY AND HER BREAK-OUT BRAND, TKEQ:

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Disrupting the Traditional Leather Care Industry Using Science, Natural Ingredients and Fragrance:  Sterling Essentials

Disrupting the Traditional Leather Care Industry Using Science, Natural Ingredients and Fragrance: Sterling Essentials

by kristin thornton September 17, 2018

Necessity is often the catalyst for innovation, but what inspires individuals to actually create a solution and become an entrepreneur? Meet Teal Shoop, an equestrian that recognized an effective natural leather care line would benefit both equestrians and their horses and turned a vision into a business that is quickly gaining popularity by horsemen of all disciplines.

CLICK BELOW TO READ THE ENTIRE STORY BEHIND STERLING ESSENTIALS:

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GENERATION EQ: Memorize Your Courses with a Horse Show Husband’s “Jump Off

GENERATION EQ: Memorize Your Courses with a Horse Show Husband’s “Jump Off "App

by kristin thornton September 06, 2018

GENERATION EQ: Memorizing Horse Show Courses

Looking for an effective learning tool to memorize and store your horse show courses using your smart phone?  One horse show husband recognized the need by watching his wife and other competitors. 

CLICK BELOW FOR MORE INFORMATION, INCLUDING HOW TO DOWNLOAD:

 

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The Hampton Classic: A Story of Resilience and Paying Forward

The Hampton Classic: A Story of Resilience and Paying Forward

by kristin thornton August 31, 2018

One of our the United State's most prestigious horse shows, the origins of this event began in the early 1900's and is a story of resilience and re-birth and ultimately paying forward. This year, the Hampton Classic officially celebrates its 43rd year, culminating with the $300,000 Hampton Classic Grand Prix CSI**** on Sunday afternoon, September 2.

CLICK BELOW TO READ ENTIRE STORY AND GATHER LINKS FOR MORE INFORMATION, INCLUDING FREE FREE LIVE STREAM.

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LABOR DAY PLANS?  HOW YOU CAN BENEFIT WITH A TECH FREE HOLIDAY

LABOR DAY PLANS? HOW YOU CAN BENEFIT WITH A TECH FREE HOLIDAY

by kristin thornton August 24, 2018

Making plans for Labor Day Weekend? You can have the benefits of a holiday even if you are staying home by going technology free for a few hours, a day or even the entire weekend.  Your wellness may increase due to a reduction in stress & anxiety, the increased ability to "be present", better sleep, and quality social interaction with friends and/or loved ones.

Click below to read more about this research and my own personal experience after five days of being technology free at Pistol Creek Ranch. 

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Creating the Intersection between Fashion and Equestrian Photography: Heidi Niemala

Creating the Intersection between Fashion and Equestrian Photography: Heidi Niemala

by kristin thornton August 13, 2018

An accomplished professional photographer in the fashion and beauty industry, Heidi Niemala's portfolio of work has been featured by esteemed outlets spanning from Vogue to Neiman Marcus.  In collaboration with other creative visionaries, she is using her extensive industry experience and admiration of horses to create a noteworthy intersection between both the fashion and equestrian worlds.

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FOUR FOR FRIDAY: AUG. 10, VOLUME 15

FOUR FOR FRIDAY: AUG. 10, VOLUME 15

by kristin thornton August 10, 2018

FAVORITE LINKS FOR THIS WEEK

1) READ FREE ONLINE: Hunters: Show Ring Fixes /Practical Horseman Magazine by Keri Kampsen  2) RECIPE/ Paleo and Vegan Tropical Acai Bowl for Two  3) WATCH: USEF Pony Finals, Aug 7-12/ USEF Network/ FREE livestream and playbacks 4) HOME: New Forest Lambs wool Pillow Cover, Fossi,MWilliams-Sonoma Home (On sale!)

FOR COMPLETE DETAILS AND LINKS, CLICK BELOW:

 

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