Category Archives: Equine Enthusiast

As Off-The-Track Thoroughbreds Become More Mainstream, Products Need to Keep Pace

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Written by Sara Shelley The popularity of the off-the-track-Thoroughbreds has exploded in recent years. A lot of that growth can be attributed to programs such as the Retired Race Horse Program, the Thoroughbred aftercare organizations, the Thoroughbred Incentive Program (T.I.P.), along with the affordability of OTTBs and more OTTB shows than ever being hosted. With […]

Boost your Riding with ThinLine

 Boost your pad up to ThinLinePlus! Have a favourite shimmable Ultra ThinLine pad?  Do you find yourself occasionally wishing it was ThinLine Plus? ThinLine Plus benefits both horses are riders by adding more ThinLine protection.  Adding more protection on a particular day Using the same saddle pad but modifying it for different horses Extra lift (spine […]

How to Choose the Right Bell Boots for your Horse

How to Choose the Right Bell Boots for your Horse Bell boots for horses, also called overreach boots, are one of the most common, and easiest to use forms of protection for your horse’s legs and hooves. They cover a horse’s feet from above the coronary band down to the below the heel and provide […]

Bell Boots Redesigned

A New Design on the Standard Bell Boot Did you know? More than a quarter of a million horses require bell boots for turnout.  They last, on average, fewer than 100 days. Bell boot failure points are generally: 1) The Stitching 2) The Velcro 3) The Soft Rubber  The GatorzBoots are a redesigned to protect horses, the […]

ThinLine Introduces a Revolutionary New Design for Bell Boots

Tired of Replacing Bell Boots? “The Velcro always tears or the plastic does. So, I end up buying new ones every few weeks.” – Hannah  “Pull-on boots don’t fit my boy right, and with the Velcro ones, the Velcro falls off too quickly.” – Trysha “I HATE pull on boots; they seem to leave rubs […]

How to Choose the Best Saddle Pad for your Horse

How to Choose the Best Saddle Pad for your Horse Does your saddle pad give you so much comfort, fit and shock absorption both you and your horse work better and happier? Riders purchase saddle pads to attempt to solve several problems at once: moisture control (breathability), saddle fit, horse comfort and most importantly shock absorption. […]

Equestrian Coaches using Shock Absorption to Benefit their Horses and Students

Equestrian Coaches using Shock Absorption to Benefit their Horses and Students Equestrian coaches and trainers find many uses for ThinLine Saddle Pads for themselves and their priceless school horses.  ThinLine pads help to prevent sore backs for horse’s teaching correct posting rhythms as riders develop their seat. They are so beneficial for a number of […]

Ride without Knee Pain

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Ride without Knee Pain by Dr. James Warson, The Rider’s Pain-Free Back 300,000 knee surgeries are performed in the US every year. A high percentage of healthy adults who receive new knees are runners and equestrians.  In equestrian sports, the knee experiences two types of stress: the stretch of the lateral ligaments and impact from riding […]

Riding’s Effect on the Back – Lynda Bloom Layne

Riding’s Effects on the Back Western Horseman,  – Article by Lynda Bloom Layne  Article Republished by ThinLine with permission from Western Horseman Back pain in horseback riders is nothing new, “it’s been a problem for at least 3,000 years,” say James Warson, M.D. The horseman and now-retired physician spent 20 years as a neurosurgeon and […]