ABOUT OAKLYN

Girths inspired by the love of horses and the ground they gallop on.

Our Story

Growing up, I was always an avid equestrian and took every opportunity to ride, be around horses and work outside. This passion has influenced every decision that I made throughout my career and my life. I am an Environmental Scientist, mother, outdoorswoman, and co-founder of Oaklyn. Oaklyn was founded in 2018 after I decided to combine my passion for sustainability with my love of all things equestrian to reinvent an equestrian product I used daily: the fleece girth. I needed help to achieve this, so I solicited a co-founder. Enter Laura Santomauro, an active equestrian, MBA graduate, a fellow outdoorswoman, and the occasional over analyzer (oh, and she also happens to be my twin sister, who I like to tease). After overcoming many challenges, Laura and I are proud to have reinvented our favorite all-purpose fleece girth that is crafted to perform, provide comfort, to maximize use while minimizing environmental impact, and to look fabulous in the process. We decided to start small and focused, ensuring our girths are produced to our standards and in line with our vision. As a team of two, we are excited and working hard to bring more products to our brand. We hope you enjoy our take on the fleece girth and never forget the positive ways horses impact our lives and the powerful connection we share.

Emily Barrett

Equestrian tack made of sustainably-sourced and recycled materials for minimal environmental impact.


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#smallbusinesssaturday #thinkbigshopsmall #smallchangesbigimpact


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To celebrate Small Business Saturday, we'll be offering 15% off your entire order tomorrow. Whether you have followed our journey, liked one of our photos, shopped, or window-shopped with us...you have shared your time with us, and we want to share our appreciation with you. 🙌


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Happy Thanksgiving 💚🦃
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#thanksgiving #thanks #giving #twohearts #thankyourhorse #humanshorsesnature #oaklyntack


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Thankful and grateful for 🐴 and 🌎...today and everyday💚

Thanksgiving is only one week away! Anyone else starting to reflect on what they’re most thankful for?


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Spotted 👀 Both a Terra Girth and the horse....love the cute, subtle spots on this OTTB mare.


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#repost @heelsdownmag •Win a Terra Girth!!!! Details below•
Sustainable options and tack alternatives are becoming more available to riders, but there’s still a lot to be done. 🌱We’re teaming up with @Oaklyneq to help continue the conversation about sustainability at the barn… And what better way than a giveaway! Enter to win a Terra Girth from Oaklyn Tack by doing the following:⠀
1. Tell us your best tip for recycling at the barn in the comments.⠀
2. Tag a friend who’s good at recycling, too.⠀
3. Follow @OaklynEq⠀
Giveaway ends 11/22/19 at 12 noon EST. Winner will be chosen by HDM staff and notified via DM. ⠀
About the product: The Terra Girth is constructed for the rigors of everyday use but designed with details that will make you and your horse standout. The girth features stainless steel hardware that will not rust or corrode from moisture exposure resulting in increased longevity. Double elastic at both ends evenly distributes pressure without restricting your horse’s ribcage expansion. The removable wool liner is made from our signature blend of dense wool and polyester for maximum comfort, breathability and resilience. The wool fibers wick both moisture and heat away from your horse’s body and are naturally antibacterial and antimicrobial. The removable liner allows for easy care and laundering. Eco and animal friendly. Made in the USA. 🇺🇸 #equestrianlifestyle #sustainability