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November 2, 2019

  Since the dawn of equestrian sports in the United States, it has been well circulated that the sport is reserved for the wealthy. Between costs of upkeep, additional medical expenses, tack, toys, grooming items, and whatever other expenses emerge, it's no wonder why...

July 22, 2019

A few weeks ago, I posted an interview with Taylor about the impact of  Lyme disease on her involvement in equestrian sports. We figured that the more we can shed light on an equestrian lifestyle marred with chronic illness or pain, the more others will benefit. This w...

June 8, 2019

Equestrians managing chronic illness whilst trying to participate or train in the equestrian sports is a difficulty that is still quite taboo in the horse world. K and T Creations happens to have a deeply rooted passion for shedding light on the trials that chronic ill...

April 20, 2019

SPRING CLEANING THE BARN

Ideas for Organization

After perusing the internet for some quality DIY barn tips, I’ve rounded up some of the best DIY projects that focus on reusing items you might have around the property or items that can be purchased cheaper than store-boug...

March 31, 2019

 Endurance Rider during a ride in Oreana, Idaho. Photo courtesy of the American Endurance Ride Conference official Facebook page

   Spending time away from horses always seems to give me more time to think about them. As the weather grows warmer, it seems I am su...

March 2, 2019

Gen-Z riders, we’re keeping an eye on you! You’re keeping the horse world on it’s toes through your tech-savvy ways. You prove to us again and again that you are our up-and-coming business people, and will make some of the best horsemen and women yet. Each generation n...

February 23, 2019

Hope hadn’t totally abandoned me as of August 2018. I examined a few of my options more in depth and took the steps to pursue a career as an exercise rider. By this point, I was blessed to work at a pet supply store working with some incredible people. It still didn’t...

February 16, 2019

During the spring of 2017, I had to quit my job at a dressage barn near my home in order to handle my increasing workload at school. I had bonded closely with the horses there, and I found myself thinking about their welfare long after those soggy February days had pas...

January 22, 2019

 Photo features 2017 standardbred trainer challenge training featuring trainer
Mercedes Bennington (author of this article) 

It is very important for any rider to understand how the horse learns. They do not learn like you and I.
You have probably wondered why a horse can...

January 2, 2019

So, my daughter, the owner of K and T Creations, thought it would be a fantastic idea to have her equine delinquent mother write her first blog of the new year.  Welcome 2019 and if this is any indication of how you are going to go…well, best of horseshoe luck my frien...

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