At Home at the Horse Show: Premium Stall Setups Provide Temporary Luxury

BY LAUREN MAULDIN There are a lot of reasons I love going to big AA circuits. These premium shows offer amazing prizes, draw top competition, and bring together the...

Faces of Pin Oak: Frankie Owens

BY JESS CLAWSON Frankie Owens was almost born in the saddle. His parents, Candie and Frank, were established professionals in the industry by the time he and his sister,...

Spur-Tech: Perfect Straps

BY JESS CLAWSON In his classic work of equestrian literature, Riding and Jumping, the legendary William Steinkraus repeatedly stressed the importance of good equipment. “Quality is the best economy,”...

Grand National Betting Tips

As the Cheltenham Festival has been and gone, our attention turns to the Grand National. Last year, Tiger Roll did not only win the Cross Country at Cheltenham, but he went on to land...

The Perfect Horse for the Working Adult Amateur Who “Didn’t Want a Thoroughbred”

BY SAM SNYDER Hunter or hunter prospect, at least 16.1 hh.  Green is fine but needs to have a good brain.  No Thoroughbreds. Those were my criteria when...

Rob Jacobs Builds the House of Opportunity

BY SISSY WICKES Rob Jacobs first crossed my screen few years ago in relation to the Gochman Grant and Pony Finals. Kids participating in Pony Finals under the grant...

Horse Racing Betting Online

One of the oldest sports in existence is horse racing. Over the years, horse racing has clearly evolved. However, the main concept has always stayed the same. Horse racing is extremely popular to this...

What Hunters Can Learn From Eventers

BY LAUREN MAULDIN Hunters and eventers haven’t always been able to maintain a mutual respect for one another. After all, the disciplines are at the opposite ends of the spectrum in...

Virtue Soap Company: Artisan Soaps that Give Back

BY JESS CLAWSON Today’s equestrians are health-conscious and environmentally-aware animal lovers who want the best for themselves and their four-legged companions. As equestrians, we have all become more educated...

Eurequine: Sporthorse Stallions for Every Ring

BY EDITOR SISSY WICKES Edgar Schutte is a respected name in the world of Hanoverian breeding from the United States to the heart of Germany, the birthplace of the...

Who Jumped It Best? HITS Coachella 3’6″ Junior/AO Hunters

Judging this class requires no travel time, certification or long days in the sun! Take a look at these talented riders and their beautiful hunters from HITS Coachella. These pictures are all...

Cheltenham Day 2 Recap and Results

The second day of the Cheltenham Festival was expected to have winds with speeds of up to 80km/hour. It is for this reason that the activities of the day had been postponed to Saturday. Nevertheless,...

Charleigh’s Cookies: A Labor of Love

BY EDITOR SISSY WICKES “When you’re going through a difficult time – regardless of age, gender or status – there is nothing like the healing power of horses. They...

Duet: A Braided Essay

BY PAIGE CERULLI Winner of the Constance Wickes Prize in Creative Nonfiction The instructor leads me to a brown and white pinto pony – he’s...

Touch of Class: Show Jumping’s Great Thoroughbred Mare

BY JESS CLAWSON The hallways of the hunter/jumper sport are lined with champions, and one of the greatest on the wall is the Thoroughbred mare, Touch of Class.

Mobile Payment Options for your Equestrian Business

BY JESS CLAWSON If you’re a hardworking trainer, braider, or other horse professional, you might find that getting paid by cash and check is getting harder as our society becomes increasingly...

Game Face: Grand Prix Horses to the First Fence of the Jump Off

BY LAUREN MAULDIN Careful observation is a great way to learn about riding. After all, there are 500 reasons why I'm never going to ride in a Grand Prix...

Navigating the Horse Show World as a Native American Woman with Pearl Running Deer

BY JESS CLAWSON Pearl Running Deer knew from a young age that she wanted to make it in the horse showing world, but that the path might not be easy for...