Design

The six principles of a farmhouse aesthetic

Photos: Angle Eye Photography PERIOD ARCHITECTURE Nestled amidst rolling hills, babbling creeks, and a quilted tapestry of verdant farmland just west of Phila...

Vance Burke

The well-known designer talks about incorporating an equestrian feel into modern interiors. As Equestrian Living magazine visits the homes of horse lover...

Sustainable Design

Connecting environmental health, horse health, and property aesthetics At the heart of today’s sustainability movement is the conviction that what is good for ...

Rock On

Antique or modern, a rocking horse can add interest to any décor and bring a smile to a child...

Tailgating AS AN ART

Polo player and designer David Sloan splits his time between Roseview Dressage in Millbrook, New York, and Roseview Farms in Wellington, Florida. His cre...

Designer Tom Ford’s Santa Fe Ranch

Tom Ford has a knack not only for designing beautiful clothes and films, but also, apparently, for choosing extraordinary real estate. The 20,000-acre property,...

The Landscapes of Christine Ten Eyck

Enjoy a portfolio of more of the work of Christine Ten Eyck than could be shown in EQ’s feature on planning and designing the landscapes of fine horse ran...

The Landscapes of John Carloftis

Enjoy a portfolio of more of the work of Jon Carloftis than could be shown in EQ’s feature on planning and designing the landscapes of fine horse farms an...

The Landscapes of Janice Parker

Enjoy a portfolio of more of the work of Janice Parker than could be shown in EQ’s feature on planning and designing the landscapes of fine horse farms ...

The Landscapes of Morgan Dix Wheelock

Enjoy a portfolio of more of the work of Morgan Wheelock than could be shown in EQ’s feature on planning and designing the landscapes of fine horse farms ...

Life In The Landscape

Choreographing Nature with Form and Function Landscape architects and designers are the quiet innovators and artists behind magic-making in the gardens, fiel...

Pony Sheets for Pony Kids

100% Cotton Duvet Set The Dutch company, SNURK, offers amazing-creative bedding including this example. The duvet cover set with photographic print is made of ...

Virginia Pillow Talk

Janie Shrader Ober has a thing for leather and metal. “It is the combination that I love and have always been drawn to the most,” she explained. Scanning Jan...

Manor House Stables

An Unexpected Barn-Home in England Manor House stable in the small village of Headbourne Worthy, near Winchester, England, was once a beautiful barn and th...

Art Underfoot

EQ revisits a Vermont artist. EQ’s 2013 visit to the Weathersfield, Vermont, home and studio of artist, Lisa Curry Mair, struck a chord with our readers. (...

Barn Hardware Comes Home

Discover stylish new ways to bring the warmth and character of your treasured barn inside. Rocky Mountain Hardware rockymountainhardware.com Rustica Hard...

It’s Cocktail Hour Somewhere!

Serve your guests with flair and confidence. We’ve gathered a collection of pieces that are stylish, distinct, and equestrian inspired. Whether hosting a planne...

Rustic Weddings

An Excerpt from "Rustic Wedding Handbook" Gibbs Smith, Aug 2014 After blogging about hundreds of real weddings and studying thousands of beautiful wedding ...

Equestrian Wedding Photography

Photographing an equestrian wedding can pose some interesting challenges. As a wedding and portrait photographer living among the gorgeous Blue Ridge M...

Let there be Light Barn Design Masterclass

Barn design is both an art and a science. America's top equestrian architects share their secrets. Published Summer 2013 At EQ magazine, we regularly visi...

Designing the Best Barn for your Budget

Barn Design Masterclass with America's Top Equine Architects: EQ visits Great Road Farm, near Princeton, N.J. with John Blackburn. Published Fall 2013 A fam...

Traditional Floorcloths Made New

This story was originally published in Fall 2013 — Updated March 2016 with a video of Lisa Mair's studio being visited by the PBS-TV show, This Old House. In...

Equestrian Dinnerware

The arrival of autumn largely ushers out al fresco dinner parties but also heralds the anticipated season of entertaining on a grander and more formal scale. (...
Birds Nest Arena

Amazing Indoor Arena

For 30 years, Stork Nest Farm in the Czech Republic had been abandoned and the buildings quickly decayed. The only solitary residents who remained were the stor...

Barn Design Masterclass: Teamwork in Texas

When the owner of a Colorado cattle ranch decided to create his second world-class ranch for breeding and training cutting horses, he already knew the visua...

A second life for antique barns

Antique Vermont Barns Travel Across America In the mid 1800s there were over 34,000 farms in Vermont. But with few working farms remaining there are numerous...

Horsey Kids’ Bedrooms

Where sweet dreams are made for pony kids (and their parents) A large wall mural can give the illusion of being out on the farm, while rustic, unfinished wood...

Display Your Winning Style

Creative ways to display your winning style Do you remember when you left your first horse show with those precious ribbons, symbolizing all your hard work and...