Saturday, February 29, 2020

On the Road to the World Show: The negative self doubt of competitive thinking.

BY JAMIE SKUBAL Once I decided to officially start my journey to get to the World Show, I decided to pull Cruz out of the last few hunter/jumper shows...

Sloan Elmassian Forges Her Own Path

BY JESS CLAWSON In most professional sports, the way from high school to college to the pros is clear. It’s a rare phenomenon to skip a step. But in...

Fit to Ride: Strength Training

By Kim Harries Whether you prefer to workout in the gym, at home, or one-on-one with a trainer, the benefits of strength training can be experienced in the saddle...

PUBLISHER’S NOTE: Mileage

By TPH Publisher Piper Klemm, PHD When we talk about mileage in cars, it’s usually a negative: “How many more horse shows do the station wagons have left in...

Equestrian Furniture for People That REALLY Love Horses

Many of us have equestrian accents throughout our home, and we've featured high class, modern equestrian interior design on the blog before. But what about statement pieces? What about a piece of...

Overcoming Rider’s Anxiety (Going Deeper than Mindset)

BY THE LOVE GURU BLAIRE Rider’s anxiety can be crippling. Maybe you have anxiety around doing a scary jump or you’re afraid of your horse misbehaving....

A Parent’s Guide for Having (and Modeling) Calm Confidence at the Horse Show

By Tonya Johnston, MA From having peppermints in your pocket at crucial moments, to your job as iPad videographer, to helping organize healthy eating habits—your days as a horse...

Cheltenham Gold Cup 2020: What you need to know before the biggest National Hunt...

The Cheltenham Gold Cup is the pinnacle of the National Hunt horse racing season and the best race horses in Europe head to Prestbury Park to run the Gold Cup on the...

After the Sale: Heartburn or Afterglow?

BY ARMAND LEONE The excitement of a horse purchase rests on the dreams and hopes of a new horse and rider coming together and embarking on a...

Horse Importing 101

By Meghan Blackburn with Chad Keenum and Jett Martin Every year, thousands of horses are imported to the United States to compete in a multitude of disciplines. While some...

How CBD Oil For Horses Can Improve The Animal’s Health

CBD is short for cannabidiol. This compound is found in the marijuana or hemp plant, and carries with it so many positive benefits for the body. If you’re not yet familiar with...

TPH Review: Jamie Slye Hats

BY JESS CLAWSON I’ve always wanted to be a stylish person, but it can be tricky as a person who doesn’t fit into any easily categorized style or gender...

Finding Balance: Ortho-Bionomy for Horse and Rider

By Kelly Sheehan Have you ever had lingering pain from an injury? Has your horse ever duped the vet? What about that time you tweaked your back?

On the Road to the World Show: Breaking Down a Big Dream Into Actionable...

BY JAMIE SKUBAL  Lots of riders look forward to competing at a World Championship Show, but you will be hard-pressed to find someone more determined to get to Tulsa...

Horse Bedrooms You’ll Want to Live in No Matter How Old You Are

Most young riders—and let's face it, most grown riders—would happily spend all day in the barn. When you can't spend the night with your favorite horse, the next best thing is a...

How to Keep Your Backyard Horse-Friendly

So you have enough land on your property for a horse. You’re considering keeping a horse at home on this land, but you’re not sure exactly how to prepare your property or...

Where Have All the Barn Rats Gone?

BY PONYMOMAMMY Lately, I’ve heard a lot of talk about how young riders have changed since when I grew up.  What happened to the good ol’ days where barn...

Ladies Day at Cheltenham – The Key Races

The Cheltenham Festival is fast approaching. During a four-day extravaganza at the famous Cheltenham Racecourse in Gloucestershire, the annual celebration of National Hunt racing will take place during the second week of...

Horse racing betting in the United States: is it legal?

Horse Racing is known as the game of kings and it has been a key part of the sporting scene in the United States since the time colonies answered to kings. In...

Countdown to Cheltenham 2020: who will win the major races?

The annual Cheltenham Festival is on the horizon, beginning on Tuesday March 10th at the famous British racecourse. This prestigious meeting promises to deliver four action packed days, where the best mares,...

How to Get the Most from Your Sales Photos

By Juliette Beauchamp I spent some time recently on a local Facebook group’s page looking at horses for sale, and was struck by how often the photos used in...

Between the Old and the New: Mary and Lily at the Barn

By Douglas Allen Mary wiped her hands on the thighs of her jeans in that matter-of-fact way of hers, you know the way, that said in a manner of...