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ECOGOLD’s CoolFit™:  The Intelligent Saddle Pad That Keeps Your Horse Cooler

ECOGOLD’s CoolFit™: The Intelligent Saddle Pad That Keeps Your Horse Cooler

Revolutionary innovation – Using Smart Textiles, ECOGOLD has upgraded their CoolFit™ Saddle Pad to react to contact with sweat by reducing its temperature! Watch this test. ECOGOLD has integrated smart textiles in its CoolFit™ Saddle Pad to create an intelligent saddle pad. Smart textiles are ... »

How Big of A Difference Do ECOGOLD Saddle Pads Make? Watch the Non-Slip Test

How Big of A Difference Do ECOGOLD Saddle Pads Make? Watch the Non-Slip Test

A slipping saddle is not only annoying, but it is uncomfortable for the horse – as it creates friction on the horse’s back – and for the rider, it makes your position less secure, a potential safety hazard especially riding at high speeds or while tackling big fences. ECOGOLD Saddl... »

Juan Matute Guimón Joins ECOGOLD’s Professional Rider Team

Juan Matute Guimón Joins ECOGOLD’s Professional Rider Team

Spanish dressage rider Juan Matute Guimón, European Junior Rider Championship Gold Medalist, joins Ecogold’s Professional Rider Team. Ecogold, a leader in equestrian textile engineering, has announced the addition of Juan Matute Guimón to their Professional Rider Team. With a consistent focus on del... »

ECOGOLD Riders That Inspire: William Fox-Pitt

ECOGOLD Riders That Inspire: William Fox-Pitt

We asked riders who and what inspires them, and they answered! In the latest installment, learn how William Fox-Pitt inspires a dressage rider to strive for consistency. Suzannah Simon is no ordinary dressage rider. She is a talented young American Open/Professional rider who strives for success in ... »

50% of All ECOGOLD Online Sales Will Benefit Equestrian Photographer Amy Dragoo After Theft of Her Equipment

50% of All ECOGOLD Online Sales Will Benefit Equestrian Photographer Amy Dragoo After Theft of Her Equipment

**Update: $3,306.90 was raised in our fundraiser and sent to Amy. THANK YOU to all who contributed!!*** Equestrian photographer Amy Dragoo’s camera equipment was stolen the night of Feb. 27th. Due to paperwork complications, Amy is currently unable to replace her gear and return to work. Losing the ... »

ECOGOLD Horses That Inspire: Suki, The Burn Survivor

ECOGOLD Horses That Inspire: Suki, The Burn Survivor

We’ve been discussing riders that inspire quite a bit these last few months. We’ve had some incredible amateurs and professionals talk about which riders from the Ecogold Professional Riders Team inspire them and why. Now it’s our turn to talk about someone that inspires us. Frances Wade-Whittaker a... »

Happy Thanksgiving: ECOGOLD’s Thank Your Horse Special!

Happy Thanksgiving: ECOGOLD’s Thank Your Horse Special!

It’s Canadian Thanksgiving weekend and what better way to thank your horse than with a new ECOGOLD saddle pad, half pad or pair of horse boots… for less. Use coupon code: thankyou on ecogold.ca and receive a 15% discount, until October 15. Happy shopping! »

ECOGOLD Riders That Inspire: Boyd Martin

ECOGOLD Riders That Inspire: Boyd Martin

At Ecogold, we understand that the best riders are not only talented, but are people filled with admirable characteristics. That’s why we pride ourselves on having a pro team that not only have amazing talent and resume, but are the type of people we would want to be best friends with. Thankfully, w... »

ECOGOLD Riders That Inspire: McLain Ward, Scott Stewart, John French and Karen O’Connor

ECOGOLD Riders That Inspire: McLain Ward, Scott Stewart, John French and Karen O’Connor

As a rider, it can be easy to get caught up in idolizing riders with impeccable records, but it is less common to make a point of recognizing their horsemanship. Thankfully, there’s no shortage of riders across the globe who have quality horsemanship to go with their impressive resumes. Jessica Sutc... »

ECOGOLD Riders That Inspire: Kyle Carter

ECOGOLD Riders That Inspire: Kyle Carter

In this blog series, riders share their stories about how they find their inspiration through the wisdoms, tribulations, and success stories from other riders. We asked riders who and what inspired them, and they answered! In the latest installment, learn how Kyle Carter inspires one of his students... »

ECOGOLD Riders That Inspire: Jessica Phoenix

ECOGOLD Riders That Inspire: Jessica Phoenix

It is our pleasure to introduce to you a blog series where riders can share their stories about how they find their inspiration through the wisdoms, tribulations, and success stories from other riders. We asked riders who and what inspired them, and they answered! Without further ado, Ecogold is pro... »

ECOGOLD Riders That Inspire: Elisa Wallace

ECOGOLD Riders That Inspire: Elisa Wallace

When it comes to riding, it is all too easy to get discouraged or lose your way in chasing your dreams. Even the professionals are only human and can face these struggles. At Ecogold, we understand that the road to accomplishing your dreams can have a few too many bumps in the road, which is why our... »

ECOGOLD Riders That Inspire: Sinead Halpin

ECOGOLD Riders That Inspire: Sinead Halpin

When it comes to riding, it is all too easy to get discouraged or lose your way in chasing your dreams. Even the professionals are only human and can face these struggles. At Ecogold, we understand that the road to accomplishing your dreams can have a few too many bumps in the road, which is why our... »

ECOGOLD Introduces the Hunter Half Pad

ECOGOLD Introduces the Hunter Half Pad

One of the first of its kind, Ecogold’s hunter half pad is contoured to enhance saddle fit while protecting the horse’s back. A streamlined version of Ecogold’s popular Flip Half Pad, the Hunter Half Pad embodies elegance and suits the subtle needs of the hunter ring. The hunter half pad is made fro... »

Elisa Wallace

Elisa Wallace

“As committed as they are to innovation and excellence in the development of best-in-class equestrian textile products, ECOGOLD is even more committed to promoting horses, riders, and the future of equestrian sport in general.” “Calmatech™ saddle pads are comfortable, customizable, and easy to clean... »

Congratulations to Cherie, Winner of ECOGOLD’s 25th Anniversary Contest!

Congratulations to Cherie, Winner of ECOGOLD’s 25th Anniversary Contest!

Congratulations to Cherie from Washington, winner of the $250 ECOGOLD Gift Certificate! The winner was chosen at random among all entries received. “I have had success with the Ecogold Frictionless Dressage Saddle Pad. In winter, because of his winter hair, my horse was having major hair break... »

ECOGOLD’s 25th Anniversary Special

ECOGOLD’s 25th Anniversary Special

What better way to say thank you for 25 amazing years than to offer you 25% off any ECOGOLD saddle pad, half pad or horse boots from February 25th to March 1st, 2015 using coupon code: happy25th on ecogold.ca. Happy Shopping! And if that wasn’t enough…. You can also win $250 in ECOGOLD p... »

ECOGOLD Celebrates 25th Anniversary: Win $250 in ECOGOLD Products!

ECOGOLD Celebrates 25th Anniversary: Win $250 in ECOGOLD Products!

ECOGOLD is 25! Win a $250 ECOGOLD Gift Certificate! 25 years ago, EGOGOLD was born. We are inviting you to celebrate this milestone with us. We want to hear about how our products have helped you and your horse. What issues have your ECOGOLD saddle pad, half pad or horse boots solved? Tell us about ... »

Ecogold Flip Half Pad in COTH Editor’s Picks

Ecogold Flip Half Pad in COTH Editor’s Picks

The Ecogold Flip Half Pad has been featured in the Fall 2014 issue of UnTacked by The Chronicle of the Horse. Editor Lisa Slade has chosen the Flip Half Pad as her contribution to the Editor’s picks section. Slade’s review of the half pad is honest and informative. She narrows in on the highlights o... »

Black Friday Sale: 15% on Black ECOGOLD Saddle Pads, Half Pads and Horse Boots!

Black Friday Sale: 15% on Black ECOGOLD Saddle Pads, Half Pads and Horse Boots!

ECOGOLD Black Friday Special: Receive 15% off any BLACK ECOGOLD saddle pad, half pad or horse boots. Includes the Flip Half Pad with the optional side as black. Today only! Use coupon code: blackfriday  on ecogold.ca. »