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Something Old, Something New

Artist Gaela Erwin--www.gaelaerwinart.comIf anyone thinks that sidesaddle is something of the distant past, think again.And if anyone ever thought sidesaddle was a dainty discipline for the weaker sex--well, you've got another thought coming.It is not for the...

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House of Nines – Johnnie Top Hat

In hats like these, you have to accept the fact that you will be noticed. This is not a hat for the innocuous seeking to be inconspicuous. Sidesaddle riders, carriage drivers, and steampunks don't seem to be the wallflower types. Tricia Roush, the mistress of House of...

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Skulls

Horse skulls aren't as rare a find as all that. During the dark days of the housing crash, before they re-opened the slaughterhouses, people would simply leave horses to fend for themselves. Whatever you may think about slaughtering horses, I personally think it's far...

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Girls, Boys, and Horses

Some girls love horses. Then they discover boys and then they love boys. Some girls love horses and boys and they never get over either. That was me. I wanted to be a bareback rider in the circus when I was three. I discovered boys at three and a half. I was the fat,...

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Waist Cinchers

A waist cincher is a gateway corset. I don't do belts very well because I don't really have a waist. This gives me one--and how. Slip it on over a 1950's style shirtdress or bring together skirts, pants and shirts with va-voom. Waist Cincher Corset by Bad Button for...

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“Hip PEEK-Hip PEEK”

"Hip PEEK-Hip PEEK" I've always loved those old French posters for big fancy horse shows at the "[Quel-que-Chose] Drome Hippique." I'd already bought the domain name before I realized people would pronounce it "Hippie-cue." (I wonder if they also pronounce "Antique"...

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All creative businesses are personal.

We're not making bolts or oatmeal or wire brushes here. We're putting little bits of ourselves on the shelves for people to ogle over, pick up. Hem and haw about the price. Put down. I'll be the first to admit you don't need painting or sculpture or a custom-made made...

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