A Late Victorian Riding Habit

I came across a wonderful post that provides details on a late Victorian Riding habit from the blog http://www.SideSaddleGirl.co.uk. Lovely pictures and information! Make sure you click through to the whole post. I’m also going to add this blog to EquineInk on FB.    

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Two New Sidesaddle Jumping Records Set

Back in July, Michaela Bowling set a new British Record for sidesaddle jumping. Now Susan Oakes, an Irish equestrian has set TWO new World Records by clearing a 6’8″ Puissance wall (2″ higher than the previous record) on SIEC Atlas, then switching horses and clearing a 6’5″ triple bar on SIEC Oberon. It is hard […]

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Riding for Ladies

Riding for Ladies, by W. A. Kerr, was published in 1891. It is now available as an ebook on Project Gutenberg and is a lot of fun to read. There is much to agree with, right from the beginning where Kerr writes: “The woman who has been early accustomed to horse-exercise gains a courage and […]

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