Helping Your Horse Survive the Heat: A Guide to Electrolytes

By Clair Thunes, Ph.D. As I sit in my air conditioned office writing this article, it is 106 degrees outside. Summer has arrived in Northern California! Some areas of...

The Grand National is the Ultimate Test of Endurance

In the equestrian world, many events stand out from the rest. There’s the Kentucky Derby, the Badminton Horse Trials, the Hickstead Derby, and the Cheltenham Festival. All are significant events, but when...

EquiFit Manufactures Face Mask to Help Fight Coronavirus

BY DANI SCHNEIDER Across the globe, people are working together to help one another in times of crisis. That is nothing new in the equestrian community, whether it is...

Useful things to know about Equine Influenza

With all the attention worldwide now concentrated on the cancelled spring competitions, some more common concerns could slip the mind of the disappointed aficionados of horseracing. Despair not: Ireland is still running...

A Queen and Her horse race: the Royal tradition at Ascot

The dilemma is, what is more important every June in Ascot: who is going to win the races, or what is Queen Elizabeth going to wear at the opening parade? THAT would...

Maintenance in the Downtime to Keep Your Horse Ready to Go

BY DANI SCHNEIDER Everyone is feeling some sort of ramification from COVID-19, whether you’re an equestrian industry worker, healthcare provider, store employee, first responder, lawyer or a small business...

Therapy Barns in the Wake of the Corona Crisis

BY KARLA CAMPBELL As the pandemic spreads across the country, barns are continuing to have to close their doors to their students. From elite training facilities to small town...

TPH Review: Rydale Clothing

BY JESS CLAWSON Springtime means all kinds of weather, and those April showers mean cute all-weather riding gear. Like most of us, I’m on a budget, so you can...

Is it Burnout or the Wrong Path? Changing My Dream to Become a Professional

BY FALVEY BRENNAN “I am over this, I’m just burnt out and can’t do it anymore.” I have heard these words many times from the mouths...

Why It’s Never the Pony’s Fault

BY PONYMOMAMMY I am firmly in the camp of never blaming the horse/pony when things go wrong. This concept has been engrained in me since I first put a...

A First Time Owner’s Guide to Caring for a New Puppy

Are you about to get a new puppy? If it is your first time, then you have to learn a lot about puppy care. The little pal will surely entertain you, but...

The Cheltenham roar will not be silenced

The Irish were probably the happiest, as usual. Though the 2020 Festival anticipated St. Patrick's day a little bit, 20.000 of them flocked to the race course in Gloucestershire. They were not...

5 Things you Need to Do if you are Buying a Horse

Buying a horse may be something that’s been on your wish list for some time.  Who wouldn’t want to be able to ride on a beautiful horse whenever you please and have...

On the Road to the World Show: Excuses, Excuses, and more Excuses.

BY JAMIE SKUBAL  Well, the only thing that I can say I have successfully done is try to keep my head above water.  I thought the...

When Buying a Helmet, Use Your Head

By Dana Miller • Chagrin Saddlery Whether calculating a fast and clear jumper trip, finding the perfect distance to a fence or going on a relaxing trail ride, keeping...

The Healing Power of Rest

By Keelin Redmond, DVM Physical training of the horse is essential. Everyone knows that in order to be strong enough and fit enough to run, jump, piaffe...

Horseback Across Three Americas

By Verne R. Albright Verne R. Albright’s expanded rewrite of the  Best Selling book about his 1966-1967 Peru-to-California ride – entitled Horseback Across Three Americas – will be...

UK’s Most Popular and Well-Known Horse Racing Events Throughout the Year

Horse racing events in the UK are not just another sport to enjoy and bet on, but also an emotion for British people. With a strong ancient reputation, horse racing is still...

Riding: The Mental Game

By Ashleen Lee Good riding requires you to be both physically and mentally fit. You must be able to feel your horse and move with him. It is important...

An Open Letter to the Collegiate Equestrians

BY NOA LEIBSON To my fellow athletes, I know, I know. It wasn’t supposed to end this way. We were supposed to have another hurrah. We...

For the Love of Clarence

By Noreen Hyde Something had to be done about Clarence, and fast. He’d been boarding at the local kennel, The Loving Paws, and even though Clarence knew it well...

What My Horse Told Me Through an Animal Communicator

BY RENNIE DYBALL These are strange days. To say we’re all living in some sort of alternate universe right now isn’t an exaggeration. We’re in an unparalleled, unprecedented time...