Recent Blog Posts
At this time of year, we like to reflect on what matters most in our lives. At Bob Mickler’s our greatest blessing is our long-time, dedicated staff. Not one of us is alike, but we compliment each other with our various skills in different departments. Our web-based business, www.bobmicklers.com, is managed by Sherry. With her artistic and English background, she makes the store sing with her displays and creative ideas. Sherry is instrumental in guiding the message of our website, and she doesn’t mind helping out with our Facebook page. Our brick and mortar store would not run as smoothly without John who has a memory like an elephant. He remembers nearly all the names of previous customers and their … Continue reading
This year’s fall style draws inspiration from the heritage of English riding apparel and footwear. The major manufacturers of fine apparel for men and women feature riding boots, breeches, and jackets. Just go out on the town one evening, and you’ll see plenty of examples. Whether on the runway, turfway, or countryside, these equestrian fashions offer a timeless look and clean lines. Bob Mickler’s carries classic essential equestrian items, including leather riding boots, waxed jackets, and breeches. Cartridge bags, Kentucky halter nameplate belts, tweed caps from London, and black gloves are both functional and fashionable. Paddock boots can go from the field to the store, from the home to the city. Tall riding boots with equestrian stirrup and spur details … Continue reading
What scares horses the most? When I was riding director at camp in the heart of the Nicolet National Forest, I found out what really scares horses. On a beautiful summer afternoon during the camp session, I thought it would be a good idea to take the campers out on one of the many trails in the woods of the Nicolet forest. What would be a more wonderful way to spend an afternoon than be surrounded by a cool breezes, birch trees, and sparkling lakes? So off we went my camper riders and me on one of the many trails in the forest. We were having a spectacular ride when suddenly my horse stopped. His ears went up, his neck … Continue reading
About Bob Mickler's
Located among rolling green pastures, in the heart of the Bluegrass - the "Horse Capitol of the World," you'll find a unique collection of excellent quality items that reflect a lifestyle which surrounds horses. A lifestyle that you, our customer, know better than anyone. Bob Mickler's is your online destination for Performance Riding and Equestrian Lifestyle Apparel, Footwear, Accessories, and Gifts. Learn more about us through our blog and find out why we are a Central Kentucky tradition.