Category: Reviews

  • Your horse is clipped. Now he’s itchy! What can you do?

    Your horse is clipped. Now he’s itchy! What can you do?

    Biasini has had his first body clip.I always find that after the clip he gets itchy and his skin seems dry. Also there is little shine to his coat. What to do?I spray him with Omega Alpha’s Herba Coat and use a soft brush to brush it into his coat. It contains citronella, lavender, neem […]

  • Book Review: A Christmas Canter by Anna Rashbrook.

    Book Review: A Christmas Canter by Anna Rashbrook.

    This book is a very entertaining collection of short stories. The first one is Christmas Canter The Ghost of Barley. This story is a very clever reworking of Charles Dickens Christmas Carol. However there is one thing that makes this new reworking specially entertaining. Scrooge is…….a horse! The entire story is written from his point […]

  • Book Review: Horse by Geraldine Brooks

    Book Review: Horse by Geraldine Brooks

    This is much more than just a ‘horse’ story. There is a horse in this story and he was a real life Thoroughbred stallion, called Lexington, who broke records with his wins as a racehorse and as a sire was the leading sire in North America 16 times. . He lived from 1850 to 1875. […]

  • Saturday Shopping Spree!

    Saturday Shopping Spree!

    Yesterday Oakcrest Farm, where I ride, hosted a shopping opportunity with products by Albion, Equestrian Stockholm and Fairfax. I already have some Equestrian Stockholm saddle pads and they not only look smart but they wash up well and wear well. So , of course, I had to get one more. And then I saw there […]

  • Review:The Book of Joy

    Review:The Book of Joy

    The Book of Joy : His Holiness the Dalai Lama and Archbishop Desmond Tutu with Douglas Abrams. For 2022 I chose the word Joy to be my word for the year. When I saw this book I thought it was required reading. Several bloggers have expressed interest in knowing more about this book so I […]

  • Biasini Speaks: A product review.

    Biasini Speaks: A product review.

    Hello Dear Humans. Usually Ma Leueen writes all the reviews of products but this time I am going to give my opinion. The product is made by Omega Alpha and it is called Gastra FX. I know you are amazed I could spell those words. Truth be told Ma Leueen typed them for me. Anyway….. […]

  • Book Review: When Two Spines Align: Dressage Dynamics by Beth Baumert

    Book Review: When Two Spines Align: Dressage Dynamics by Beth Baumert

    Attain remarkable rapport with your horse.

  • Review:Eqclusive Brush Set

    Review:Eqclusive Brush Set

    Carl Callahan ,the barn manager at Oakcrest Farm, has a grey horse. A Dapple grey. If you have ever had a grey horse you will know that grooming is a major occupation with greys. I kept hearing Carl singing the praises of a set of brushes he had bought for his horse. I went over […]

  • Book Review: Horse Brain-Human Brain by Janet L. Jones PhD.

    Book Review: Horse Brain-Human Brain by Janet L. Jones PhD.

    27 million Americans ride horses.

  • How to use Herba Coat in winter.

    How to use Herba Coat in winter.

    Does your horse have dry skin in winter? Dandruff? Dry rubbed spots from blanket wearing? I think most of us who have horses in colder winter climates deal with all of these problems. I have found a product that helps a great deal. Omega Alpha’s Herba Coat. Herba Coat is usually an after bath conditioner. […]

  • Book Review: Horse Woman by Anna Blake

    Book Review: Horse Woman by Anna Blake

    I was delighted when Anna Blake’s new book arrived . I have read other books by her, both poetry and prose. This book, Horse Woman, is poetry. In essence it is an autobiography in poems. These poems give us glimpses into Anna’s childhood as well as her life now. Here are a few lines from […]

  • Book Review: Four legs move my soul. By Isabell Werth and Evi Simeoni

    Book Review: Four legs move my soul. By Isabell Werth and Evi Simeoni

    She jumped up on the podium, where she sprayed champagne like a Formula One Champion, then she brought the bottle to her lips and took a big swig. After that she let runner-up American Laura Graves and the third-placed Britain’s Carl Hester drink before giving the bottle to all three grooms. Evi Simeoni “Four Legs […]