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Saturday, April 23, 2011

Beginner Rider Horse Show

Little Cowgirl from Mandy Probyn's site
which is full of cowgirl information and great products.
     The Northern Stars  4-H Club will sponsor a walk/trot horse show for youth and adult beginning riders on Saturday, July 9, 2011 at the Northern New Mexico Horsemen's Association Arena at 3233 Rodeo Road in Santa Fe.  There will be walk and walk/trot classes for adults and youth riders.  Registration begins at 8:30 am and classes begin at 10:00 am.  There is a $2.00 entry fee per class.  Classes include: showmanship, horsemanship, pleasure, barrel race and stump race.

     Proceeds from the show will be donated to the Listening Horse Therapeutic Riding NARHA Horses for Heroes Veterans Program.  For more information please contact: Karen at  For more information about Listening Horse's NARHA Horses for Heroes therapeutic riding program for military veterans please visit

Tuesday, April 19, 2011

Carhartt Shorts and Woolrich Socks

     With better weather finally coming it's time to shed our flannel-lined jeans and enjoy the warmer temperatures.  Carhartt makes several styles of men's and women's shorts which are both stylish and functional. 

     B283 is a 100% cotton washed twill work short for men which sits slightly below the waist, has front slash pockets, a welt cell phone pocket and two welt back pockets.  It has a 10" inseam.  We have tan and dark khaki in stock for $32.00

     WB164 is a women's canvas cargo short.  It sits slightly below the waist, has triple-stitched main seams for extra durability and has a contoured waistband which eliminates gapping in the back.  There are left and right leg utility bands, two side flap cargo pockets and two back flap pockets with antique-finish snap closures. These shorts have a 7" inseam.  We have tan and dark khaki in stock for $38.00.

     WB053 is another women's short.  This is a drawstring cargo short in 100% cotton washed twill with an 11" inseam.  This short also sits slightly below the waist with two back pockets and two side flap cargo pockets with button closures.  We have stone and dark khaki in stock for $38.00.

     Finally, we've found sturdy socks!  We now carry Woolrich 10 Mile crew socks made from itch free merino lambswool.  These are excellent work or hiking socks.  They feature a double welt top (no sagging), ankle support, impact absorption cushioning, flat toe seams (no rubbing), arch support, with lycra spandex added for durability and comfort.  We carry Small (women's shoe size 4-6) through Extra Large (men's shoe size 12.5-15) in Stone and Pecan for $13.00.

     To see other Carhartt items please visit our online store at

Thursday, April 14, 2011

Spring Sale

     The winds are still howling, but we believe that true spring is on its way. In preparation, we're making room for lighter spring and summer clothing.  Beginning Friday, April 15, we are placing several of our spring coats and jackets on sale at 20% off the listed price.  These include:

      WJ176, Carhartt's Women's Soft Shell Jacket with a durable nylon shell with water-repellent finish bonded to polyester fleece.  it is highly breathable, water resistant and windproof.  It has two-way stretch for ease of movement, a heavy-duty two way zipper, a left chest map pocket with a zipper closure, a right chest pocket with hook and loop closure, two lower front pockets with secure zipper closures, princess seams for a fitted look, a drop tail for added coverage, pleated elbows, and an adjustable drawcord hem.  Size medium back length is 27".  It comes in XS, Small, Medium, Large, XL and XXL and in Shale Brown and Burgundy.  Regularly $129.95 now $99.95.
 J182, Carhartt's Men's Hooded Soft Shell Jacket with all the same features as the women's soft shell jacket in black or olive in sizes Small, Medium, Large, XL and XXL.  Size Large back length is 30".  Regular price $139.00 now $109.95. 

      Woolrich Women's Mountain Parka which  has been a Woolrich favorite for nearly 30 years.  The shell is a lightweight but durable nylon taslan coated with a durable water-repellent finish.  Water beads up and rolls off the surface.  You stay dry.  The two-way front zipper with snap-close storm flap seals out wind and cold.  It is lined with a lightweight wool blend that retains body heat.  Other features include dual-entry pockets, adjustable drawcord waist, adjustable hook-and-loop cuffs, removable hood and an internal security pocket.  It is machine washable and regularly sells for $99.00, now $75.00.  We have sage green in the store.
     The sale is limited to items currently in the store.

Wednesday, April 13, 2011

Hand Tied Rope Halters by Santa Fe Horsemanship Supply

     Santa Fe abounds with artists and artisans and as a result we have access here to items that aren't available in many other areas.  The hand tied rope halters by Santa Fe Horsemanship Supply are a case in point.  These halters are designed and made by horsepeople who make them, use them and know what works.  They are soft, supple and absolutely the best.  They are made from 1/4" double braid polyester, tied with double overhand knots with a fiador knot under the chin.  The ends are hand spliced and fused.  There are no metal pieces on these halters!  They come in Arab/cob, horse and warmblood size and can be custom sized for any horse (our two minis each have one).  They are available in black, blue, red, and golden tan and cost $19.95.