I bet everyone is getting ready and excited for the upcoming Royal Agricultural Winter Fair. For anyone who wants to purchase any last minute tickets for the horse show here is the link to the schedule for you. http://www.ticketmaster.ca/Royal-Winter-Fair-Horse-Show-tickets/artist/891637. At the Royal this year we will not have a booth at the trade show so if…Continue
Added by carmen griscti on October 19, 2012 at 6:39pm — No Comments
Hope everyone is enjoying their weekend and staying warm during this cold fall weather. This week the Baker's blog is going to specify in bandaging- proper bandaging technique, the importance of bandaging and proper bandaging products. Being a competitive rider it is very important to know how to properly protect and treat your horses legs after…Continue
Added by carmen griscti on October 13, 2012 at 10:15pm — No Comments
This week's blog is going to be based on titanium products and why they are extremely beneficial in human and equine health. Firstly, taking a look at human health, research and observation of the benefits of titanium has been discovered and proven in a variety of sources. One source in particular is an article written by Dr. Brett A. Taylor. He is an orthopaedic spine surgeon who deals with the surgical procedures to treat fractures, degenerative conditions, tumours and…Continue
Hope everyone is enjoying the start of fall and getting ready for thanksgiving next weekend :) This week's blog is going to be focused on products made out of merino wool for riders, and Back on Track products for horses. It will show the relationship of products that are comfortable and beneficial for both riders and horses.
Firstly, merino wool is a material that comes from a specific kind of sheep called Merino sheep. These sheep are known for their coats because…Continue
Added by carmen griscti on September 27, 2012 at 5:55pm — No Comments
Happy first day of fall, can't believe the summer is officially over already! Time to get you and your horse geared up for the fall and winter season. If you're looking for warmer riding pants and other equipment, come into Baker's and we will get you fully equipped for the cool Canadian weather. For the past two weeks, we have mentioned a bunch of information regarding different blankets for indoors and outdoors that we carry at Baker's. This week's blog is going to be…Continue
Added by carmen griscti on September 21, 2012 at 10:43pm — No Comments
This week's blog is a continuation to last week's blog on fall and winter blankets, but now specifically addressing the indoor blankets we carry at Baker's. With the cold months approaching, indoor blankets are great for layering and keeping your horse cozy while in their stalls. For horses with thin skin like Thoroughbreds, indoor blankets prevents your horse from shivering and from catching a cold. The three blankets that will be mentioned and described are: the Rambo…Continue
Added by carmen griscti on September 15, 2012 at 9:46pm — No Comments
This week's blog is going to be based on the variety of autumn and winter blankets we have available at Baker's. We carry a variety of brands and blanket styles, and I am going to describe each of them to you so you can figure out what blankets you would want to purchase to keep your equine buddies warm for the upcoming Canadian weather.
The first blanket brand that we carry at Baker's are the Rambo blankets. These blankets come in a variety of styles including…Continue
Added by carmen griscti on September 9, 2012 at 1:14pm — No Comments
This week's blog is going to be comparing the two air vests that are currently on the equestrian market. Safety is paramount, and wearing the proper equipment while riding gives you a sense of security and relief if you were to have a mishap while riding. It is a great addition to everyones tack collection to own an air vest for ultimate safety while participating in the equestrian sport. Both the Hit-Air Vest and the Point Two Air Jackets provides riders with greatly…Continue
Added by carmen griscti on September 2, 2012 at 12:30pm — No Comments
Hope everyone had a great weekend and is enjoying their last couple weeks of the summer. Championships are approaching and the final stretch of the show season; the summer has flown by! With fall close approaching, just reminding everyone to make sure all their rain sheets and winter blankets are cleaned and repaired so they are ready for when the cold weather is here. If you haven't cleaned your horse's blankets from last year yet don't stress, just drop them off at Baker's…Continue
Added by carmen griscti on August 26, 2012 at 9:23pm — No Comments
This week's blog is going to be based on upcoming announcements and new inventory arriving soon at Baker's. There are lots of new and exciting things to look for at Baker's so stay updated with announcements on our facebook page and by following us on twitter https://www.facebook.com/bakerssaddlery https://twitter.com/Bakerssaddlery.…Continue
Added by carmen griscti on August 17, 2012 at 8:27pm — No Comments
Hope everyone is having a great weekend so far and staying dry during all the rain we've been having. This week's blog for Baker's is going to be dedicated to rider tidiness. As a rider, your coach and judges like when you are tidy and neat in both your horse's appearance as well as your own. It looks more professional to be well put together for both horse and rider, and in doing so makes your overall picture look very appealing. At Baker's, we have many products to…Continue
Added by carmen griscti on August 11, 2012 at 10:11pm — No Comments
Hope everyone is enjoying the start to the long weekend, and have enjoyed watching the spectacular performances by the Canadians today at the London 2012 Olympic Games. Canada won their first gold medal of this Olympic Games, as well as a silver and a bronze medal; go Canada go! For all the riders competing at Grandview Summer Horse Trials tomorrow, best of luck! Make sure you bring your rain boots and rain gear because the weather is unfortunately not looking too…Continue
Added by carmen griscti on August 4, 2012 at 5:57pm — No Comments
This week is an exciting week because it is the start of the 2012 London Olympic Games. This is the third time London has hosted the Olympic Games and what an amazing place to have the Olympics, especially for all the equine events. A fun fact--> Did you know that equestrian sports made its summer olympics debut in Paris, France at the 1900 Summer Olympics. Shortly after, the equestrian sports disappeared until 1912 but has appeared at every Summer Olympic Games…Continue
Added by carmen griscti on July 29, 2012 at 11:46am — No Comments
Hey equine bloggers,
The summer is flying by at a fast rate and so is everyone's show season. With seasons at the mid way point, many of you are thinking of upgrading your horses to the next level as we approach the second half of the season. With that in mind, you want to make sure you are wearing the proper equipment to ensure your safety on x-country. Many riders are wearing multiple styles of air vests, which have proven to be extremely beneficial if you were to dismount your…Continue
Added by carmen griscti on July 22, 2012 at 6:49pm — No Comments
Hope everyone has been soaking up lots of sun during their rides this week. To all the riders preparing for Will O Wind Horse Trials this weekend, best of luck! Reminding everyone that the Peter Menet clinic is this Sunday, July 15th; going to be very educational and fun, you won't want to miss it!
This week's blog is going to be focused on ways to improve rider position from having the proper tack fitted to both you and your horse. At Baker's, we have extensive…Continue
Added by carmen griscti on July 12, 2012 at 9:15pm — No Comments
This week's blog is going to be based on equine fitness. In any equine discipline, keeping your horse in top shape improves their performance and health. It is extremely important to do weekly conditioning to increase fitness in your horses for competition. In eventing, having a fit horse is crucial for x-country, and having the energy to complete all three phases safely and successfully. A great way to time yourself while doing your canter/gallop sets is to where the Optimum…Continue
Added by carmen griscti on July 7, 2012 at 1:36pm — No Comments
Hi BarnMice bloggers,
Hope everyone's having a great start to the Canada long weekend! To everyone competing this weekend at Dreamcrest Horse Trials and any other horse shows, best of luck :) Make sure to bring your sunscreen as it is going to be a hot one this weekend as well as your fly spray for your horses!
Reminding everyone about the Peter Menet clinic that is taking place in Uxbridge on July 15th. Peter is the designer of Amerigo saddles and has extensive knowledge in…Continue
Added by carmen griscti on June 29, 2012 at 9:30pm — No Comments
It’s official, Baker's is starting a weekly blog to update all equestrians on the latest and greatest news from one of your favourite equestrian suppliers. We will keep you informed on our new inventory, equestrian news, convention appearances and more. We are expanding our social media platform to make Bakers news more accessible and convenient for you.
We are pleased to inform you that we have an upcoming clinic with the renowned Peter Menet on July 15th, 2012 in Uxbridge,…Continue