Black Friday for Equestrians – 2019

Black Friday Deals for Equestrians

We’ve found a few great deals on horse/equestrian items across the internet for Black Friday through Cyber Monday! Happy Shopping! If you know of others, message us and we will add the link to this list. Murdochs: https://www.murdochs.com/sales/black-friday/ Dover Saddlery: https://www.doversaddlery.com/black-friday-special-offers/c/bfoffers/ Centerline Style: https://www.centerlinestyle.com/…

Thefts in Local Barns

Thefts in Local Barns

We have been informed by a local Deputy that there has been a slew of thefts in barns spanning across multiple counties here in Colorado. There are 2-3 males entering equestrian centers, both private and public, and getting into vehicles. They steal purses, cell…

Local News: Horse Dragged by Truck

Horse Being Drug in Grand County

You may have seen the video floating around social media of the couple that tied their horse to their pickup truck and literally dragged it down the road while it fought and struggled. We are happy to report that the Grand County Sherriff is…

A Brief History of the Pommel Horse

Pommel Horse History

You may know the pommel horse as a gymnastic device used by men in the Olympics. But it has a much longer history than that. It started out as a practice device for the real-life horse, back in 315 B.C. The history of the…

Now that Cold Weather is upon us… Be Prepared!

Cold Weather and Winter Tips for your Horse in Colorado

The cold and snow have arrived here in Colorado. And if you are like the rest of us, you were scrambling yesterday to make sure your horse (and barn) were ready for the weather change. Here are just a few tips to try to…

VSV (Vesicular Stomatitis) Confirmed in Colorado

VSV Updates for Colorado

Colorado has become the third state in the country to have a confirmed case of vesicular stomatitis (VSV).  Follow the Colorado State Department of Agriculture for updates. We will also be updating this page regularly. If you suspect your horse has VS or shows…

International Helmet Awareness Day 2019

International Helmet Awareness Day 2019

In 2010, Riders4Helmets hosted the first national event designed to educate equestrians on the benefits of wearing a properly fitting, secured and certified helmet. The event brought over 300 U.S.-based retailers and eight helmet manufacturers together, to help educate their customers on topics such as correct…

Trail etiquette tips every hiker, biker and equestrian needs to know

Douglas County Open Space Rangers, Amy and Tyler, share real-life examples of trail etiquette, including yielding to other trail users, announcing yourself before passing and keeping your dog leashed. Help ensure everyone has a friendly, fun and safe experience by following accepted trail etiquette…

USEF Office Closed and All USEF Resources Unavailable August 30 to September 3

US Equestrian (USEF) is moving! From Friday, August 30, to Tuesday, September 3, the USEF office will be closed while we move to our new building within the Kentucky Horse Park. During this time, USEF’s online tools and services, including the website, Customer Care Center,…

Fort Collins installs a Horseback Rider Height Crosswalk Button

Crosswalk Button for Horseback Riders

Fort Collins city staff partnered with Larimer County Government to install a City & County first at the Poudre Trail crossing at Taft Hill: an equestrian button! Horseback riders can now activate the flashing beacons for crossing without dismounting. See the post here: https://www.facebook.com/fortcollinsgov/photos/a.306422141663/10157253310821664/?type=3&theater