Some of Us Like the Green Ones

March has finally arrived (ushering in that season in which riders in the northern hemisphere leave the barn wearing more hair than their horses)! So with the beginning of daylight savings time in the rearview, the official start of spring just around the corner...

A Clean Break

Those of you who have followed OR from the beginning are familiar with our penchant for easy recipes, good great wine, and casual entertaining. Therefore, [...]

Holiday Gifts for the Equestrian

We couldn't help ourselves. With a few fun finds that were too good not to share, we've compiled one last gift guide to assist those in a bind. Eleven days and counting...

Riders Share What They’re Gifting This Season

’Tis the season in which we set out in pursuit of gifts that surprise and delight for their uniqueness, personal intention, or everyday practicality. At OR, we typically adhere to a common gifting principle: something one might not otherwise splurge on for oneself, no matter how big or small...

Gifts That Give Back

At OR, we prefer wallowing in our extended food comas to fighting Black Friday crowds, but it wouldn't be the day after Thanksgiving if we didn't spend at least a few minutes thinking about holiday shopping. Below, we compile some of our favorite...

Antique’ing with York Cottage

Autumn brings the annual admiration of front porches festooned with pumpkins, gathering for early morning hunter paces, surveying our bounties from local apple orchards, and finding ourselves in country traffic jams behind leaf-peeping Sunday drivers...

Sun Protection for Riders: Friday Giveaway!

Back in April (when we were hopeful that spring was just around the corner), we identified our top picks for equestrian sun protection. We're big fans of sun-kissed skin (and we've got a UV-free tip for that!), but as two farm girls born and raised beneath the pervasive California...

Help Some Sisters Out: The First Ever OR Reader Survey

Nearly a year ago, Outside Rein was but a twinkle in our eyes (that was sparked by a particularly rigorous riding lesson in which, “More outside rein!” was heard on a steady rotation). After several declarations of, “we really should do this!” followed by months of development (a.k.a. an endless discussion of incredibly tedious things like pixels and adverbs)...

This Is Personal

We tend to have an aversion to recognizable logos here at OR, though we give exception to personal effects when they are decorated with an individual monogram, inscription, or (of course) nod to a beloved pet. We're drawn to the intimate flair of a clever emblem or carefully crafted trademark that makes an item uniquely one’s own...

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