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Gift Ideas2019-02-11T11:00:46-05:00

This Is Personal

We tend to have an aversion to recognizable logos here at OR, though we give exception to personal effects when they are decorated with an individual monogram, inscription, or (of course) nod to a beloved pet. We're drawn to the intimate flair of a clever emblem or carefully crafted trademark that makes an item uniquely one’s own...

A Gift Horse

For wine aficionados the world over, a furry little animal on a bottle’s label is as good as a Do Not Drink sign, and is considered by the industry to be the proverbial lipstick on a container of subpar contents. These gimmicky vinos are known as “Critter Wines,” and...

Eight [Mostly] Horsey Things to Love this Valentine’s Day

Last week we told you how we'll be spreading our love this Valentine's Day, and this week your inbox is surely overflowing with additional ways to show your affection for the special someone in your life.  So rather than talking about...

Thinking Inside The Box

In the ranking of Hallmark Holidays, Valentine’s Day is numero uno. In the past, we’ve participated in a bit of V-Day shunning, but this year we’ve taken a renewed interest in the occasion...

All Dressed Up With No Place to Go

At OR we spend a lot of time doing dirty work in the stables, but we also have backgrounds in the fashion industry, and generally take pride in what we put on our bodies. That is, until bedtime...

A Proper Topper

Like stock ties and saddlebags, brimmed hats transform from farm staple to fashion statement with ease.  Furthermore, no season feels as fitting for a lid made of felt and feathers than the one we are in now.  With this in mind...

Whatever Floats Your Goat

Cliffsnotes:  Matt Scanlan, an ex-qualitative-analyst-turned-humanitarian, accidentally starts Naadam, a line of ethically manufactured luxury clothing, with a friend after drinking goat’s-milk vodka together in a yurt in Mongolia...

Dry Balls and a Stiff Drink

You know that feeling of surprising delight you get when browsing a random shop and stumbling upon a clever gift for someone on your list? We do, too. And in our version it happened after spotting a...

A (Mysterious) Case of Supply & Demand

Remember that little thing called “The Great Recession” that was in full swing in 2009?  Well, it made a lot of us want to drink copious amounts of wine (recessions and horses will do that).  With the economy in the proverbial tank, many aficionados...

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