For Bill: A Man and His Horse

BY MARY WOODS 2018 Equestrian Voices Creative Nonfiction Honorable Mention In Memoriam “So, I just wanted to let...

Horse Racing Manager 2019 app for real horse lovers

There are very few videogames featuring horses. The most successful is undoubtedly Red Dead Redemption 2, where the equines are only the means by which the protagonist of the adventure signed Rockstar...

Want the best horse care? You need the best horse care takers!

BY LISA LAZARUS As much as you might want to be – you can’t be with your horse 100% of the time! Therefore, if you want to provide the...

Look Between Your Horse’s Ears: More Than Just a Saying

BY JAMIE SKUBAL Many times, my trainers preached to “Look between the ears” or “Look where you are going next, not down at his head.” I always thought they just wanted...

Effective Cooling Strategies for Summer Riding

BY JESS CLAWSON Summer is associated with a lot of extra daylight, beach vacations, and lovely hot weather. We may love it, but it can be really hard on...

Where Are We With Safe Sport Regulations?

BY ERIN PRUTOW Over the last year, so much attention has been fixed on the United States Equestrian Federation (“USEF”) Safe Sport policies and their consequences. These USEF policies...

Four Winds Farm and Equine Hospital Offers the Complete Package of Equestrian Excellence

BY JESS CLAWSON Rittmueller’s father, Dr. Kim Braeutigam, runs Four Winds Equine Hospital and Michigan Equine Surgical Associates on the same property where her mother, Chris Braeutigam, established her...

Hey Local Show Rider—You Matter

BY LAUREN MAULDIN Hey there local show rider. It’s 4:25pm, and you’ve been sitting in the hot dust waiting for the hack for an hour because someone told you it was...

How To Approach Becoming A Jockey

Deciding to become a jockey is unlike choosing most other career paths. For one thing, it is often a decision made very young. Someone who has not grown up around horses, if...

Trimming Tips: Making It Easy for You and Your Horse

Owning a horse is a great achievement. It is more satisfying if the horse is healthy and in good shape. Properly grooming your horse is one of the best way to keep...

Spur Tech Continues to Innovate with a Fresh and Safe Redesign of the...

BY JESS CLAWSON Safety is the most important aspect of horsemanship. Those of us who grew up in the United States Pony Club system may recall the classic drawings...

Should We Trim Horses’ Whiskers?

BY ILISSA LOEWENSTEIN MEYER Anyone who watches international competition is seeing changes to some long-standing traditions in turnout and appearance. Some research indicates that “hunter hair” affects helmet fit...

Best Online Casinos in 2019 For Horse Racing

When it comes to betting on horse races online, not every online casino offers a live betting Racebook.  However, In The United States Of America, most people go to the Racetrack or "Racino" themselves to place...

Like Honey: A Story on the Importance of Kindness

BY CARLY EASTERN 2018 Equestrian Voices Creative Writing Contest Distinguished Entry In my experience, there are three kinds of humans that attend a sale of horses: teachers buying...

From Backyard Ponies to A Shows: Ada Cosby’s Career Proves the Power of Loving...

BY JESS CLAWSON For many of us, riding as a kid meant galloping bareback through fields instead of glossy ponies and hunter courses. Ada Cosby is no exception. She...

A Tale of Two OTTBs: How I Got My Amateur Grit Back

BY LAUREN MAULDIN I used to be kind of tough. Not “Hold my phone, I’m going to go jump the round bale tough,” but tough enough....

What to Do About Your Horse’s Summer Skin Issues

BY JESS CLAWSON We’re getting into summer weather now, and with no end to the rain in at least half the country, we’re all going to have to be...

Ulcer Prevention for the Competitive Sport Horse With the Veterinarians of Palm Beach...

BY LINDSAY BROCK/JUMP MEDIA From show to show, week to week, horses are asked to perform their very best whether at a local schooling show or some of the...