In the captivating world of stock horse shows, where grace meets competition, there's more to winning than just talent and training. Fashion plays a pivotal role in the arena, and the outfits exhibitors wear are as important as the skills they showcase. From the precise tailoring to the intricate details, stock horse show fashion is a celebration of tradition and innovation.
In this blog post, we'll take a deep dive into the ever-evolving trends, some creative minds behind the designs, and the extraordinary pieces that transform riders into true showstoppers. But, what makes this exploration even more exciting is our exclusive discussion with four remarkable designers, who are at the forefront of crafting elegant attire for the stock horse industry. Join us as we unravel the world of stock horse show fashion, and don't miss our editorial shoot with CRS Custom Creations, where we bring these enchanting designs to life.
Whether you're a seasoned competitor or an enthusiast admiring from the sidelines, this journey promises to ignite your passion for horse show fashion. Let's saddle up and explore the beauty, grace, and craftsmanship that define stock horse show clothing.
Meet the Designers on the Pod:
In the world of stock horse show fashion, innovation and elegance are often synonymous with the creative minds behind the designs. We had the privilege of sitting down with four trailblazing designers who have left an indelible mark on this captivating industry already.
Elizabeth Spike Brewer: Partner & Sole Designer of Boo Yah Custom Clothing
Elizabeth Spike Brewer is a force to be reckoned with in the world of custom show clothing in the hunt seat pen. As the sole designer at Boo Yah Custom Clothing, she brings her passion for precision and traditional style to every piece she creates. During our discussion, Elizabeth emphasized the importance of a properly fitting garment, and how this can be challenging when dealing with hunt coats. She understands that in the arena, comfort and confidence go hand in hand.
Kerry House: Owner and Designer at HouseWear Show Clothing
Kerry House, the owner and designer at HouseWear Show Clothing, embodies the perfect blend of personalization and innovation. Her designs are a testament to her deep respect for the western pen. In our conversation, Kerry highlighted the role of undergarments, a often-overlooked but critical aspect of show attire that can make all the difference.
Ali Hays: Owner and Designer at Royali Design
Ali Hays, the owner and designer at Royali Design, brings a fresh perspective to the stock horse show fashion scene. Her designs are known for their contemporary flair and attention to detail. Ali discussed how she blends tradition with personal style, creating outfits that reflect the unique personalities of riders.
Amber Daniel: Owner and Designer at Blond Apparel
Amber Daniel, the owner and designer at Blond Apparel, has a passion for inclusivity in show attire. Her commitment to creating fashionable and comfortable clothing for riders of all body types is truly inspiring. Amber shared insights into the importance of ensuring that show attire is accessible and welcoming to everyone, and also mentioned her love for all the color.
These incredible designers collectively are shaping the stock horse show fashion landscape, and their insights into finding the perfect fit, promoting inclusivity, and incorporating modern elements while respecting tradition are invaluable. Their advice is not only practical but also empowering for exhibitors seeking to make a statement in the show ring.
Listen to the latest On The Rail Podcast episode, where we delve deeper into our conversation with these designers, exploring their tips for exhibitors and shedding light on the evolution of show attire in the stock horse industry.
Our journey through the world of stock horse show fashion wouldn't be complete without a stop at CRS Custom Creations while at the All American Quarter Horse Congress, where confidence and style converge. As exhibitors, we know that feeling confident in what you wear is just as important as the outfit itself. CRS Custom Creations understands this sentiment and delivers it in spades.
At CRS Custom Creations, they offer a range of ready-made and custom saddle pads and show clothes that cater to riders on a budget. This commitment to accessibility is a testament to their dedication to inclusivity in the stock horse show fashion world. No matter your level of experience or your budget, CRS Custom Creations has something to help you shine in the arena.
We witnessed firsthand how their show clothes beautifully blend functionality with fashion. The models radiated confidence as they showcased these stunning pieces, proving that when you feel good in what you wear, you perform at your best.
So, as you explore the world of stock horse show fashion, remember that it's not just about what you wear; it's about how you feel in it.