First, a news article that is kind of blowing my mind:
Make-up of equine gut bacteria altered by exercise, study shows
Winter is here so I ditched my saddle from PONY’TUDE
This is my January MO as well! I often use a bareback pad just to protect my breeches from hair and dust, but I love the warmth + connection that a bareback ride provides.
How to dress a draft horse from The Jumping Percheron
Practicality rules the day! I liked this a lot – not just as an approach to outfitting a draft horse, but any horse that’s not a leggy Thoroughbred or chunky Warmblood.
And a non-horsey but still very useful read: Rollout sugar cookie tips, from King Arthur Flour