About Us



About Us

About Us

We are a family owned and operated
, full service saddlery shop dedicated to serving our customers. We offer personalized, knowledgeable service for new riders, recreational riders, seasoned competitors and riders that are challenged by disabilities.


We are proud of the amazing sales associates at The Equestrian Shop. Our staff has over 100 years of combined equestrian retail experience. Each is an expert in his/her own area of specialty. Our staff is diverse in interest & equine knowledge. From hunters to eventers, breed shows to dressage, we aim to give you the most up-to-date products and information. You can shop with confidence at The Equestrian Shop. Thank you for stopping by!


Founder and MIP (Most Important Person)
August 14, 1933 - May 22, 2014


It's all in the family for Monique, whose father, Paul Proulx founded The Equestrian Shop back in the 1950's. A horse lover from day one, she is now busy raising 2 horse-loving daughters of her own. Brianna (17) and Allysha (15) who enjoy spending time with their horses, Plum and Nick. Monique shares her home and her life with long time partner, Paul. Monique runs the shop's mobile unit. From April through October you can find her at local hunter jumper, dressage and IEA shows throughout Massachusetts and New England. To reserve our mobile unit for YOUR show or event, call our Ipswich store, 978-356-1180.


Manager of the Ipswich store. Vicki shares her home with her son, Christopher (12) and Pit Bulls, Penny and Tyler (also frequent employees of The Equestrian Shop) Vicki is an expert Stubben saddle fitter. She is also certified to fit and measure custom Der Dau, Dehner and Vogel riding boots.


Employed by The Equestrian Shop since 1981, Karen is the resident website guru, saddle photographer and go-to girl. She lives in Hampstead NH with her husband, Jon and three spoiled Cavaliers, Forrest, Finn & Fenix. Karen grew up riding and showing Quarter Horses and now is totally addicted to Miniature Horses. Her farm, Frost Hill Farm Miniatures, is home to many World and National champion Minis.


(info coming soon!) You can find Becca in the retail store on Weekends and on Mondays where her lifetime of horse experience is invaluable.

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