Rounds Over Ribbons: With Her Best Show Season Behind Her, Mimi Maddock Heads to...

By Catie StaszakPHOTOS: Anne Gittins Mimi Maddock was 10 years old when she sat down for her first meeting with Andre Dignelli and Patricia Griffith at Heritage Farm. Dignelli, an 11-time champion of the USEF Show...

Introducing: Luna, Essex Classics’ New Performance Show Shirt

By Catie Staszak/Catie Staszak Media, Inc. After successfully launching its first jumper performance shirt, Dusk last spring, Essex Classics began fielding questions from hunter riders. "Can we have some color, too?" Essex Classics Founder Cathy Sacher has...

American Bred: Dream Big, a Pony That Lives Up to Her Name

BY TORI SHEEHAN Holly Jarrett’s love for her daughter’s pony, Andi, knows no bounds.  “Andi is the best pony ever,” says Holly of the 8-year-old mare. “There’s nothing bad that I can say about her, she’s...

Publisher’s Note: Is it a Measure Or Is it a Target? 

BY PIPER KLEMM I love data, I love to know more, and I love to measure every parameter that we possibly have. I stare at heel heights on USEF Measurement Cards. Does that correlate with...

What’s Included in Pet Dental Insurance?

As a pet parent, you want the best for your furry friend. That includes making sure they have proper dental care. But what does pet dental insurance cover? Below, we discuss what you can...

Hayley Culverwell Resumes Equine Training for E-9 Search and Rescue 

By Lisa Pellegrene Hayley Culverwell is the founder of a project called E-9 Search and Rescue, a project she founded, dedicated to training horses to track and / or trail for search and rescue services....

Layla Kurbanov and Ronja Race to MLSJ CSI2* Two-Phase Win in Traverse city

Edited Press Release August 3 is a special day for Layla Kurbanov (USA), not only because she won the MLSJ 1.40m CSI2* Two-Phase to kick off MLSJ, but also because it was the very day...

Understanding Student Loan Forgiveness For Veterinarians

The country's student loan debt is growing six times faster than the country's economy and is currently around $1.75 trillion. Loan payments are increasingly becoming a source of concern for students who decide to...

High Street Bookies Going Back to Their Roots

All betting shops across the UK did of course experience massive income levels from 2006 onward, thanks to the fixed odds betting terminals there were allowed to operate. However, those days of easy money are...

IEA Names 2022-2023 National Youth Board

Edited Press Release Monday, August 1, 2022 – (Columbus, Ohio) – The Interscholastic Equestrian Association (IEA) announced the elected members of the 2022-2023 IEA National Youth Board. The Youth Board was created by the IEA’s Education Committee in 2016...

Staying in the Saddle Against All Odds

BY ASTRID JAMES Staying in the saddle is not always about gluing one's seat to a finely crafted CWD or Voltaire—it's often about what it takes to keep one in it.  As an honored mother of...

TPH Review: Rambo Protector Fly Sheet with Disc Front 

BY PIPER KLEMM We all want to keep our horses comfortable, all year round. In the summer, that means protection from flies. I have been using Horseware products on my horses for as long as...

USEF Approves 32 Mileage Exemptions for First Trimester of 2023 Competition Year in Florida

By Catie Staszak On Wednesday, Aug. 3, the United States Equestrian Federation (USEF) announced the approval of "hunter/jumper competitions to be added to the calendar for the first trimester of the 2023 competition year in...

Meet American Equestrian School (AES) at USEF Pony Finals

American Equestrian School (AES) — AES will be at the USEF Pony Finals at Kentucky Horse Park August 9 - 14! Meet with AES’ Dr. Piper Klemm (The Plaid Horse), Traci Brooks (Balmoral Farms),...

Brian Moggre: “Elite Equine Athlete Care is as Important as Training”

July 26, 2022. Franklin, Tenn. Twenty-year-old U.S. show jumper Brian Moggre has been knocking people’s socks off for several years now. That’s been especially true the last two summers soaring on the senior Nations...

Willie Jaret: Born a Horseman

by Ann Jamieson Born during the revolution that took place in 1986-1987 in the Philippines, and spirited to safety from the iron hand of Ferdinand Marcos, Willie Jaret almost didn't make it out. With his...

Ask Patricia & Dottie: How Do You Prepare for Pony Finals?

By Patricia Griffith and Dottie Barnwell Areson Professionals Patricia Griffith and Dottie Barnwell Areson have worked at Heritage Farm for a combined 35 years. Ahead of the 2022 USEF Pony Finals, they share some insight...

Meet Jaz Creek, North Bay’s Newest Hunter/Jumper Facility

BY TYLER BUI Transforming Jaz Creek, Northern California’s newest horse facility, was an ambitious endeavor to reshape the family horse property into a world class training and boarding facility. For years, the property had been home...

The Benefits of Bonding with Your Horse

BY PEARL RUNNING DEER There he is. You picked him out of a herd of horses. Or perhaps you rescued him from a kill pen. Or maybe your trainer brought him to you and you...

Samantha Schaefer Succeeds with Exhibitor’s

Photos by SAS Photography Throughout her life, Samantha Schaefer has fully immersed herself in horses. At the age of seven, she started showing pony hunters, riding to the top of the winners’ circle, which propelled...

I Found God in a Hopeful Place

BY JESSICA SHANNON If there is a debate whether or not faith and animals, particularly dogs and horses, go hand in hand, then allow me to settle it. When I was a teenager, my late...

Zygmunt and Catherine Kramer Conquer $10,000 Non-Pro Traverse City Hunter Derby

Edited Press Release Catherine Kramer started out Sunday of GLEF IV on a winning note, capturing top honors in the $10,000 Non-Pro Traverse City Hunter Derby with her new mount, Zygmunt. Kramer and the 8-year-old...