USRider, America’s premier motor plan created to provide roadside assistance to equestrians traveling with their horses, is pleased to recognize a number of outstanding companies. These companies participate in USRider’s ever-growing member benefits program–Winner’s Circle Advantage. This exclusive program counts as benefit partners a wide variety of companies and vendors that provide items and services ranging from equine apparel and accessories, farm and stable equipment and supplies, gifts, and art and collectibles to equine health care, equine publications, tack and equipment, trailers and trailer accessories, training, and horse transportation, as well as many hotels, motels and rental car companies.
During this holiday season, shopping for gifts will be easily accomplished with these benefit partners:
Small in the Saddle–The Baby Western Store & More offers Western apparel and accessories, including boots, hats, chaps and belts for infants and children; fun cowboy gifts, toys and books; Western-themed nursery and juvenile bedding; and cowboy decor. Shop online at www.smallinthesaddle.com or call toll free 877-691-5576. USRider members receive a 15% discount.
Muddy Creek Rain Gear was founded in 2003 by former television producer and fellow equestrian, Nancy Swearengin, when she grew tired of unsatisfactory rain gear. All Muddy Creek Rain Gear is washable, lightweight, breathable, waterproof and packable. Plus, it has been field tested extensively on horseback. The most unique feature of their coats is they are designed to cover the entire saddle, front and back, saddle bags, and all the way down the rider’s legs. USRider members receive FREE shipping. Call 734-428-8442 to place your order or visit www.muddycreek.net.
Statistics show that neck injuries are the fifth leading riding injuries and nearly 75% of riders experience a fall of some kind. To help improve safety and comfort, Joe and Linda Russo–owners of Pro-Buck Protective Riding Equipment, Inc.–developed the Neck-Guard. Made of durable and comfortable firm foam rubber, the Neck-Guard is designed to prevent the head from bending too far in three directions in an accident. The device is covered in a high-quality western style bandana made of quick-dry, anti-microbial, wicking bamboo material. To order, visit www.pro-buck.com or call 435-215-7598. USRider Members receive 15% discount.
StayWarm-StayCool is the leading supplier of TechNiche International cooling and heating products for people and pets. Many garments are specifically made for the equestrian industry, including products designed to keep your Horse cool while in the barn or outdoors. TechNiche also offers a complete range of cooling and heating garments for the rider. StayWarm-StayCool.com (an authorized TechNiche International distributor) has partnered with USRider to offer a 15% discount to all members with free shipping on orders over $40. To take advantage of this offer, browse the entire product line at www.staywarm-staycool.com. Questions, call 260-450-1045.
USRider–in its 13th year of operation–is the only company to provide emergency roadside assistance for horse owners. Through the Equestrian Motor Plan, USRider provides nationwide roadside assistance and towing services along with other travel-related benefits to its Members. The plan includes standard features such as flat-tire repair, battery assistance, lockout services, and roadside repairs for tow vehicles and trailers with horses, plus towing up to 100 miles. As an additional service, USRider maintains a national database that includes emergency stabling, veterinary and farrier referrals.
For more information about the USRider Equestrian Motor Plan, visit www.usrider.org online or call (800) 844-1409. For additional safety and travel tips, visit the Equine Travel Safety Area on the USRider website at www.usrider.org.
The Equine Network provides, creates, and distributes relevant content and services to passionate horse enthusiasts while connecting them to each other and the marketplace. The Equine Network is the publisher of award-winning magazines: Horse & Rider, EQUUS, Dressage Today, The Trail Rider, Spin to Win Rodeo, American Cowboy, Practical Horseman, and Horse Journal. The Equine Network also publishes a proprietary line of books and DVDs for sale through its store, HorseBooksEtc.com. The Equine Network provides emergency roadside assistance through its acquisition of USRider, and is home to several websites including: EquiSearch.com, Equine.com, MyHorseDaily.com, DiscoverHorses.com, Horse-Journal.com, and AmericanCowboy.com.