Tigger Montague and her team at BioStar have provided us with some wonderful, 100% organic supplements that can help maintain condition and digestive health. In particular, their Hemp Oil and Starlyte Electrolytes are vital parts of our horses’ diets, but there is an entire line of all-natural products that can really help address almost any systemic or digestive/nutritional issue you may be having with your horses. An absolute must for you to check out!
We have switched our entire eventing yard to Cavalor grains as the basis of our nutrition program. The results are astounding. Better condition, better appetites, and all while feeding less grain. Unbelievable food with the lowest molasses content of any grain on the market today. We want our horses to be athletes, and Cavalor allows us to feed them like one.
Charles Owen needs no introduction. The world standard in helmets for decades, they were my first sponsor many years ago when I was still a young rider. I’ve been with them since, as they continue to set the standard for safety and research in all their products. Wonderful company, and the very best helmet you can buy.
I was introduced to CoolStance by Tigger and BioStar as a way to supplement more low energy fat into the diets of our event horses. Made entirely out of coconut meal, CoolStance adds great condition to your horses without having to increase grain levels and thereby create edginess. Wonderful product. I use it on every upper level horse to help maintain a great, round body as they start to get three-day fit.
Anybody who knows me and how our operation runs knows how particular I am. We like to think that everything in our program is world-class as far as quality and attention to detail is concerned. I found the same virtues in CWD saddles and tack. Beautifully crafted for both horse and rider, they have a full line of saddles and tack to suit every equestrian, whether you are a rider with international aspirations or a weekend warrior who wants to hunt and casually compete. You won’t be disappointed when you sit in one, and I urge you to contact your local rep if you are in the market for a new saddle or looking to upgrade.
Equifit’s superior line of products utilize the latest innovations and highest quality materials to create a product that we trust to protect our horses’ legs, both while schooling and during competition.
Equithrive is a resveratrol based joint supplement that we use for its anti inflammatory and antioxidant benefits. We’ve seen great results after adding Equithrive to our feeding and supplement program. The horse’s ability to recover after hard work has improved and they are more available for work the next day. We are thrilled to be working with Pat and Equithrive!
We are proud to use Guardian’s premium line of no-dust shavings. Not only do they maximize efficiency by being easy to clean, but they allow us to promote a healthy environment for the horses by being the cleanest bedding on the market.
If any of my horses are traveling abroad, we only trust the best. The team at Guido Klatte International and his partner in the United States, Tim Dutta Corporation, are the premiere horse shippers in the world, and we have tremendous confidence that our horses will ship safely and efficiently when put in their capable hands.
Hayward makes all of our riding coats and show shirts. Not only are their materials and design world-class and aesthetically appealing, but they give you the comfort and freedom of movement to be the best you can be when you are competing your horses. Truly, no better riding coat in the world. Contact them if you are in the market for new horse show clothes.
Perhaps the most innovative stirrups on the market, we don’t put a foot in the iron unless it’s a MDC Stirrup, specifically the MDC Comfort for dressage and the MDC Super Sport for all jumping phases and fitness work. For eventing, as in any equestrian discipline, sound technique and balance breed good performance for all three phases. With the MDC Line of rotating stirrups, I am able to move efficiently, maintain an effective leg position, and stay in correct rider balance whether I am riding dressage, show jumping or galloping cross-country. The solid base of support and technical improvements which I feel in these stirrups have convinced me that they are, without a doubt, the most advanced stirrups on the market today.
Simply the best wooden jumps you can buy. Affordable, well-built, the array of jumping equipment available at Old Dominion provides everything an eventing or jumping rider needs to train your horse, and your ring will never look better than when you’ve got a course of beautifully painted OD Jumps sitting in it.
Safety is a top priority to me for both my students and myself. Because of that, I trust Point Two Air Jackets to protect me. In this sport we know that accidents occur, but I can always feel confident whether competing or schooling knowing I am protected by a Point Two Air Jacket. I simply do not leave the box without one.
The Respond Systems Iron Foot Pad has become a mainstay in our horse management program. Our event horses’ feet are arguably the most important body part related to their soundness and every upper level horse in the barn stands on the Iron Foot for 25 minutes daily while they are getting tacked up or groomed. It maximizes circulation in their feet, naturally alleviating pain, bruising, or soreness, and has significantly improved their performance as a result! We love it and our horses love it!
Toklat is one of our most generous sponsors. Their Matrix saddle pads, Bucas, WoofWear, and Myler Bit products are used extensively in the everyday training of our horses. A wonderful company run by wonderful people, we feel very fortunate to have Toklat as part of our team here at Will Coleman Equestrian. If you haven’t ridden in their saddle pads or perused their incredible catalogue, then you are depriving yourself of one of the world’s greatest horse equipment producers and distributors.
Footing is paramount for maintaining soundness and confidence in the horses. Wordley Martin provides simply the best footing available today. My horses have never moved or jumped better than when I installed this fantastic footing at my home base in Gordonsville several years ago. Wonderful surface. I wouldn’t train on anything else.