Wednesday, April 21, 2021

The Female Jockeys Shining In Horse Racing At The Moment

It doesn’t seem that long ago that the sight of a female jockey at the highest level in the sport of horse racing was relatively rare. That has all changed as we are now...

CBD Oil for Humans and Pets: How Do They Differ?

The benefits of CBD are not exclusive to humans; all mammals possess an endocannabinoid system. CBD is the non-intoxicating plant compound derived from hemp. People have experienced such incredible results they want to share...

Horse Racing Betting Guidelines 

Horse racing is one of the most popular sports in the world, where gamblers spend millions every year. Thousands of books were written over the years on choosing the right horses to put your...

Tips for Every Boarding Agreement to Protect Facility Owners from Boarders Who Don’t Pay

BY ERIN PRUTOW Every year I receive calls from distraught farm owners involving boarders who do not pay their board or facility fees. A particularly jarring recent case prompted me to write this article, with...

Vladimir Littauer and the Art of Forward Riding

William Steinkraus, Joe Fargis, Lendon Gray, Scot Evans, Bernie Traurig. What do these respected horsemen have in common? All were influenced by the forward riding system established by Captain Vladimir Littauer. Much of today's...

Pushing Past a Rough Patch with Help From an Unexpected Horse

BY TAYLOR DERRICO  I felt stuck. Like I was slowly sinking, and struggled to break free. My spunky thoroughbred spooked on me once again, causing me to question my ability to ride. I hadn’t been...

From A-List to “A” Rated: Celebrities You Might Find at a Horse Show

"Celebrities: They're just like us." At least, that's what they say. There's certainly no denying the power of horses, and over the years, more than a few A-Listers have taken the reins with success,...

Nicole Haunert and Concolue Jump to Victory in Blenheim Spring Classic IV $25,000 1.45m...

The Oaks International Grand Prix Field welcomed thirteen competitors to contest the Blenheim Spring Classic IV $25,000 1.45m Grand Prix, sponsored by Markel Insurance and LSI. Olympic course designer Guilherme Jorge (BRA) designed a welcoming sixteen-effort track...

Raising Them Right: How Elzabeth Lampert Brings up the Next Generation of Horsewomen

By Emily Randolph/RandolphPR When interviewing young people, it’s not unusual to have to help pull the words out of them or string together their sentences, which is why Zoe and Ivy Lampert are immediately impressive.  At...

Daniel Stewart: Willpower, Horsepower, Why-power and What-power…

BY DANIEL STEWART You know the importance of willpower. Never quit, never give up, make the rest of the ride the best of the ride… and all that stuff. And you know the importance of...

5 Favorite Dog Breeds for Horse Owners

Visit any horse place, and you will meet a canine friend for sure; horse owners love to keep a farm dog to hang around their horses. They are animal lovers, of course, but dogs...

To The “Backyard” Rider With Big Dreams

BY LAUREN MAULDIN No matter how old you get, you won’t forget the afternoons you spent alone at the place that invited you into the magic of horses. Later when you walk into spotless facilities...

The Fight for Wild and Endangered Mustangs

Mustangs are a beautiful and vital component of American history and should be protected at all costs. For many years, these majestic animals have represented freedom and wild spirit throughout the country. They have...

Why you should Take Equestrian Studies College Courses Online This Summer

A Q&A with The Plaid Horse Publisher Piper Klemm The Plaid Horse publisher Professor Piper Klemm, Ph.D., is offering her equestrian studies online courses for college credit again this summer. The courses run from May...

Daniel Stewart’s Question Suggestion

BY DANIEL STEWART Keeping your mind focused on what’s production (like transitions between dressage movements or fences) instead of what’s destructive (like worrying about the crowd) is one of the most important skills any rider...

Thinking About Casino? 3 Reasons Why It’s Time To Stop

If you are thinking about the casino, here are 3 reasons why it’s time to stop your thinking and consider the dire consequences. Read this article to learn why casinos are harmful and will...

Model Horses So Realistic You’ll Think They’re Alive

Many equestrians played with a "carpet herd" of model horses when they were kids. These toys were our connection the big dreams we hoped would play out with our own horse one day. But...

Ask Andre: How Do You Manage Multiple Top Riders at the Same Time?

By Andre Dignelli “Competition at highest level is not about winning. It’s about preparation, courage, understanding, and nurturing your people—and heart. Winning is a result of that.” -Joe Torre This quote from Joe Torre is one...

Giving Back to the Animals They Love: Meet Kate & Katie of Unbridled Equine

By Brooke GoddardPhotos by Claire Allegra Taylor / Allegra Imaging “Healthy horses are are happy horses.”   That’s both the motto and the bottom line for Kate Wallace and Katie Hawkins, founders of Unbridled Equine Rehab...

The Most Popular Low Deposit Casino among Horse Racing Bettors

Low deposit casinos became one of the most popular trends in the world of casinos. However, these are also one of the horse betting players’ favourite wagering sites as well. If you are a...

Quick Questionnaire with Samantha Schaefer

Rider status: professional  •  home base: Westminster, MD, and Ocala, FL  •  barn: Shadow Ridge LLC As a horsewoman, I am most proud of developing young horses.  As a horsewoman, I would most like to improve...

5 Equestrian Spring Cleaning Projects

BY LAUREN MAULDIN Blooming flowers and warmer temperatures mean a lot of things. For equestrians, summer horse shows are on the horizon. Many of us are enjoying a pause after winter circuits before things get...