Clothing and Footwear

Horse Country Trading Company

By Barbara Godwin | December 1, 2020

If you are tired of shopping online or at big box stores, take a pleasant drive through the scenic fields of Ocala, Florida horse farm country and visit Horse Country Trading Company, a retail shop for equestrians nestled into the 56 acres known as Kimberden.

Eat AND Shop Merrily At Cracker Barrel Restaurant!

By Barbara Godwin | December 1, 2020

Cracker Barrel Restaurant and Old Country Store is not only fun, it’s convenient. Where else can you shop for horse-themed home goods and indulge your taste buds with homestyle cooking at the same time?

Tractor Supply Company

By Barbara Godwin | December 1, 2020

Left to right: Sam Tabares, Manager, Mickey Govine, Receiver and Sarah Eyes, Team Lead 1. Thanks to the Leesburg, Florida store for letting HRL visit! Local feed stores cater to the horse owner community in a way that most big box stores cannot. Whether it’s a familiar face wearing a smile that welcomes you or…

HRL Holiday Gift Guide

By Barbara Godwin | December 1, 2020

Merry Christmas and Happy New Year, and welcome to the HRL Holiday Gifting Page! We’re celebrating the horse life with unique gift items with an equine flair from Tractor Supply, Cracker Barrel, talented local artisans, and more!

Roper Horseshoe Boots

By Barbara Godwin | January 15, 2020

So after a disappointing quest in finding a new pair of boots for this segment, it finally occurred to me to feature the boots I have worn for years. No, they aren’t particularly fashionable or elegant; they are, however, the most comfortable boots I have ever worn. The fact that I have owned four pairs in the last decade or so attests to my satisfaction.