European Women Riders and “Hunter Hair”

One of the most interesting things about watching the Olympic show jumping was comparing the styles of the riders from different countries. Some rode in a half seat, some in a full seat. Saddles were different, bits were different, and most important (at least to the posters on various forums) was the way European women […]

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How to Achieve Ultimate Hunter Hair

Until recently, I had no idea to what extremes show riders will go to achieve “ultimate hunter hair.” By this, I’m referring to the way your hair is supposed to look and fit under your hunt cap. It sounds pretty simple: you cover it in a hairnet and put your helmet on, right? Not so […]

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