Style

Kingsland Equestrian

(Above: Charlotte Dujardin Parcival sweat jacket with white, Kirstie full-leather-seat breeches.) The Norwegian equestrian apparel brand believes it’s the f...

Pinnell Custom Leather

Chuck Pinnell, a self-taught artisan, transforms leather into remarkable works of art. Chuck Pinnell, owner of Pinnell Custom Leather, has spent over 40...

CAPTURE THE MOMENT

Kay English is a wedding photographer based in New Jersey. She has been taking photos since 2008 and works locally and at destination weddings around the world....

The Year of the Dog

You may be marrying your best friend, but what about your canine best friend too? Here are some ideas for making sure your dog is as much part of your big day a...

A hint of blush

  A HINT OF BLUSH Awhite bridal gown has been a staple for centuries, but when considering your wedding dress, why not think outside the box? Growing in ...

Six wedding trends to watch

Though timeless touches are always a good idea, sometimes trends are popular for a reason. As equestrians, we may never quite leave behind the idea of a rustic ...

The Aristocratic Rebel

Contributing editor Sandra Ranke and her creative team present The Aristocratic Rebel, fiercely unique in her juxtaposition of pretty florals and masculine plai...

Backpacks: Form meets function.

Five innovative approaches to an everyday accessory. The Mini Faye leather and suede backpack in blush by Chloé features iconic, equestrian-inspired hardw...

Fashion’s Fitting Additions

Established equestrian brands are launching into exciting new directions. Equestrian fashion hits a new stride this year as several brands use their expe...

Western Chic

Lisa Nelle California Show Couture is recognized for its unmistakable quality and one-of-a-kind originality. Most of the Lisa Nelle couture jackets (as shown...

Spa Worthy

Pamper mom with a day of indulgence.  ...

Spring Showers

Rain brings out fun WET-WEATHER ACCESsORIES that keep you dry and stylish. The San Francisco Umbrella Company uses colorful, animal prints. $29.95. sfumbrel...

Hope Unlimited Bags

Jennie Turner Garlington designs one-of-a-kind satchels with her daughter Hope. Jennie Turner Garlington (above right), former CNN producer and producer of ...

Looking Smart in Tweeds

This 18th-century fabric is inspiring modern designers to blend its traditional heritage with contemporary runway appeal....

Memorable Weddings

The flexibility to transform a venue into a space that perfectly reflects a couple's style enhances an event to rememeber. As hard as you might work to con...

The World’s Richest Race

George Kamper's striking images celebrate the record event. Earlier this year, the richest horse race in the world was run at Gulfstream Park in Hallandale B...

Saut Hermès at the Grand Palais in Paris

Show jumping’s elite assembled to compete in the Parisian saddler’s prestigious event. Equestrian Living magazine has been fortunate to attend what may b...

Grab your Bag

No matter where you are headed, a stylish, roomy, and durable weekender bag will become a favorite travel companion....

The Fabric of a Man

Alessandro Albanese remains true to his roots and understated aesthetic. I noticed the impeccable work of Alessandro Albanese long before I met him. It was...

Watch Your Step

When winter storms give way to spring’s mud season be prepared for anything in rugged style.  ...

Official Royal Ascot 2016 Style Guide Video

The Royal Ascot is one of Britain’s most anticipated five-day, top-class horse races held annually in Ascot, Berkshire. Considered the centerpiece of the Britis...

The Centennial Aiken Horse Show

Video by Marion de Vogel One of only a few old-fashioned hunter shows still left in the country, South Carolina's Aiken Horse Show recalls an earlier time. Mod...

Young Rider Turned Fashion Designer

Kaki Apparel When Kathryn Hall first began riding, she was outfitted by a consignment store. She chose everything classic and traditional for a young rider. As...

Wedding Style

Wedding Style On Location at Whispering Rose Ranch Every bride is more than her wedding portraits, whether she considers herself a spirited cow girl, a...

Wedding Venues

The International Polo Club Wellington, Florida The International Polo Club (IPC) is nestled into 230 acres of equestrian preserve that includes nine p...

Bridle Bliss

Weddings with equestrian style. Though there is always pressure with a wedding to get every detail right, the best are often those that don't. It can be ...

Wedding Couples

ANNALEIGH AND JOE DEVIL’S THUMB RANCH, COLORADO DESTINATION RUSTIC CHARM photos by Laura Murray This couple of theater actors from New York City chose...

Spring Ahead

Delight in this season's Light, Bright, and classic Black-And-White If you happen to be an avid lover of poetry as I am, you will know that springtime is...

Amazing Equestrian Weddings

Celebrating love is a beautiful and romantic thing. Weddings are a chance for loved ones to take a moment to honor a couple’s commitment. They are also a ch...

Equestrian Weddings from Rustic to Formal

Meet these couples, each choosing to incorporate horses into their ceremony or reception in a range of creative and tasteful ways.   ROCKY MOUNTAIN R...

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...

Global Appeal

Vibrant prints, contrast detailing, and form-flattering fits offer a fresh new look from innovative designers. Welcome to the Year of the Horse! It promise...

Winter Warmth in Barn Coats

Fashionable denizens of the stable have a special challenge in winter: to stay clean, warm, and dry in style. A beautiful barn jacket is worth its weight...

Four Jewelry Designers for Horse Lovers

Dare to dazzle in this exquisitely crafted equestrian jewelry.  Since 1977 Venetian jewelry designer, ROBERTO COIN,has devoted his life to a passion for inno...

Reign Supreme in Western Fashion

Fundamental fashion guidelines reign supreme in western reining show pens. Originally published eqliving.com/winter-201314/ Fashion has long been consid...

Adventure in Style

These chic weekender bags make your adventure easy and stylish. Oughton Limited Pawlet, Vermont 05761 802-325-2482 oughtonlimited.com Swaine Ad...

Sandals Inspired by Bridles

New luxury footwear brand gives fresh meaning to the term “well-shod.” No hoof, no horse, as the saying goes. But when it comes to our own feet, do equestr...

The Tailgating Tradition

Of all of the traditions that are associated with polo, tailgating has become one of the most enduring and widespread. At some clubs, spectators simply park ...

Inside Joseph Der’s Brooklyn Workshop

José Der began handcrafting custom boots and shoes in Havana, Cuba. More than 50 years ago, they opened their Brooklyn, N.Y., headquarters, where Der Dau keeps ...

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 Couture Handmade in Italy

Ask any style blogger and they will tell you their favorite part of the job is connecting with designers and brands from around the globe. For equestrian-style...

The Equine-Inspired Jewelry of Jes MaHarry

Jes MaHarry, the top jeweler for Robert Redford's Sundance Catalog and collaborator with the Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC),* has designed an exquisit...

Keepsakes You Can Wear

Designers Wenda Boyer and Bruce Banks each create unique custom-made jewelry, using mane and tail hair from your horse to help you honor your equine friend. A v...

Barnwear to Streetwear

A Gentleman's Attire While I am grateful to live in a time that allows me the freedom to be an independent, free-spirited, and entrepreneurial woman, I sti...

Inside the Hermés Atelier

The saddle-making workshops are perched on the upper floors of Hermès’s 24 rue du Faubourg Saint-Honore store in Paris. Published Summer 2013 Access t...

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...

Traditional or Trendsetter

When I was a girl I trained with a distinguished dressage rider from Sweden who emanated a worldly and refined elegance. Lilian Van Dahn was tall and lovely...