Friends and clients had been telling me for years about the virtues of custom riding boots. I always just thought that a boot is a boot, right? After having a need for a particular boot that was not offered in my size off the shelf ordering custom was my last remaining option. I was concerned … Continue reading For the love of custom tall boots.
The Scoop on Custom Tall Riding Boots – Fitting and Selection With Big Dee’s Custom Boot Event kicking into full swing this week, I thought it would be a great time to give your the scoop on custom tall riding boots and my recent ordering experience! Why are Tall Boots Important? Regardless of your riding … Continue reading The Scoop on Custom Tall Riding Boots
Our Custom Boot Event is back! February 10th-20th we will be able to get your custom fit for the perfect boot of your dreams! It’s not too late to schedule an appointment, click here to schedule! Types of Tall Boots There are three main types of tall riding boots – Field Boots, Dress Boots, and … Continue reading Custom Boot Event 2021
Are your barn boots no longer waterproof? Paddock boots splitting at the seams? Tall boots held together via duct tape? Need a recommendation for what to get your little one for their first lesson? Or simply looking for an excuse to go shopping? Check out my top boot picks of the season! Muck Boot Muckster … Continue reading Boots, Boots, Boots!
The 3 Most Important Purchases You’ll Ever Make If you ask me what the most essential items are when it comes to riding gear and equipment, I’ll tell you they are your 1) helmet 2) saddle and 3) tall boots. While things like bridles, show coats, and breeches are still important to have fit well … Continue reading THESE BOOTS ARE MADE FOR … RIDING!
With the arrival of a new year, and a new decade, I’ve wracked my brain over the final days of 2019 to figure out, “What do I need to do to become a better me?” especially when it comes to time at the barn. If you’re anything like me, a busy, working adult trying to … Continue reading How to Keep Your New Years Resolutions (and Not Drive Yourself Crazy)
With a busy shopping week ahead, I thought I would share out some great gift giving ideas for foxhunting enthusiasts just in time for the sales to start over at www.bigdweb.com. There are many items essential to foxhunting that can be really quite difficult to acquire. More specifically, specialty appointments such as vintage stag handled hunting whips, tweed hacking … Continue reading The Fledgling Foxhunter’s Gift Guide
BIG things have been happening at Big Dee’s this year. After roughly 16 years, a new addition and couple remodels, we have simply run out of room at our current location. Many already know, but those that don’t, Big Dee’s is moving! WooHoo! I had the pleasure of touring the new building last … Continue reading We’re Moving & The Paddock Saddlery Is Coming With Us!
Hello my fellow equestrian fashionistas – we are back with the latest installment of the “Splurge Vs. Savvy” series! This week, I’m going to share some of my top picks for apparel for English riders, including showing, schooling, and everyday looks. No matter what the budget or discipline, there is something for everyone that is … Continue reading Splurge vs. Savvy – English Apparel
With December right around the corner, it’s time to start thinking about gifts for your equestrian family and barn friends. Sometimes finding the perfect gift can be a little tricky – of course we’d love to gift our closest horse family something glamorous like a new horse trailer. But, reality forces us to go a … Continue reading Holiday Season Gift Guide for the Everyday Equestrian