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  • More sustainable choices for riders

    The good thing about curating this website is that I meet more and more people that share the same passion for sustainability. Our list of sustainable choices for riders is slowly, but steadily growing. Below you can find our latest finds. Tabequipe A few months ago I received an e-mail from the Swedish Anna Berggren, she was at that time busy making samples for her line of equestrian bags made out of recycled sails. Yep, that's right, the sails of boats provide an excellent strong and ...
  • Natural fly spray company looking for funding on Kickstarter

    Two years of research went into developing a natural fly spray that is not jam packed with chemicals, but mild on the horse, yet effective in chasing away bugs and flies. The campaign on Kickstarter tells the story behind the product: Brooke is a chemical engineering student at Virginia Commonwealth University and is one of the biggest horse lovers out there. While in organic chemistry, Brooke became curious about the ingredients in all the products she was using on her horses. After ...
  • Designer bags made with repurposed horse tack

    In a small studio in Colorado Cigdem Aritan designs unique equestrian inspired designer bags using antique horse tack and equestrian hard ware. Each bag comes together using the traditional saddle stitch, cross stitch and or sometimes the simple running stitch, making them a distinct, beautiful element to the design of the bag. In the early days, a walk to ponder the dilemma over what to use for straps and closures brought the question to an end. NEW leather strapping and shiny silver ...
  • Environmentally friendly revolutionary vegetable tanned saddles by Devoucoux

    When I was exhibiting with our EquiRex stand at the Royal Windsor Horse Show the Devoucoux stand caught my attention. Devoucoux presented a saddle made with a very innovative vegetable tanned leather. Their flyer stated that three years of research and a whopping two million euro’s went into the development. Time to explore further! Mrs Champenois from the French Devoucoux headquarters explained the principles and the environmental gain of these revolutionary saddles. What made ...
  • Swedish Lövsta Future Challenge compensates CO2 emission

    The Swedish high profile dressage competition series Lövsta Future Challenge has a high focus on sustainability. Every year the organisation of the Lövsta Future Challenge provides sponsored clothing to the participants. This year they choose the Dutch brand EquiRex, that produces eco-chic equestrian sportswear and is the proud owner of The Sustainable Horse. All the CO2 emission from the trips from both the participants and the judges to and from the qualifications and the finals were ...
  • Equestrian inspired eco throws

    The earth friendly home furnishings and apparel company In2green produces wonderful throws and blankets. They are all made in the USA using upcycled yarn. One of their most popular pieces is the equestrian inspired horse bit throw, which comes in a four colors to suit every equestrian home. We’ve always wanted to design a line of horse-inspired throws. We decided that a simple horse bit as graphic border would be just enough to suggest our love for this majestic animal.    ...
  • Repurposed saddle leather transformed into stylish accessories

    What to do with left over pieces of saddlers leather? The American firm Field&Field transforms them into extremely stylish equestrian inspired accessories. Field & field approached a Denver, CO saddle manufacturer to see if something could be made of the scrap leather they tossed after cutting out saddle forms. The leather was simply taking up warehouse space—ultimately just waiting to be thrown away. Field & field knew something could be made from this "scrap" leather that ...
  • The top 5 horse themed organic cotton products for baby’s and kids

    Dress your future dressage queen in lush organic cotton. There are some great small brands out there that produce organic cotton baby and kids clothes and baby items.  These 5 horse themed products will brighten up your day. At least, they made me want to buy them, even though I only have teenage boys to dress.. [imageframe lightbox="no" style="dropshadow" bordercolor="" bordersize="0px" stylecolor="" align="center" animation_type="0" animation_direction="down" animation_speed="0.1"][/image...