Scenes From Devon 2019: Junior Weekend Day One

PHOTOS © IRENE ELISE POWLICK Kiersten Antoniadis. Photo © Irene Elise Powlick Photo © Irene Elise Powlick Photo © Irene...

Who Jumped It Best? Devon 2019 Small Pony Hunter

PHOTOS © IRENE ELISE POWLICK Devon's opening weekend has top competition in all rings, but some of the fiercest riders are the pony hunters. These exceptional teams performed wonderfully...

Ask Andre: How do you prepare for Devon?

BY ANDRE DIGNELLI The thing that separates Devon from other shows is history. Devon is an iconic location and most of us have seen pictures depicting the show’s amazing...

Malvern Saddlery: Built on Tradition, Sustained by Quality

BY JESS CLAWSON Quality and care have always been priorities for Jill Apfelbaum, proprietor of the stylish and classic Malvern Saddlery located in Malvern, Pennsylvania.

Hard Work & Good Horsemanship Pay Off for Alliyah & Kierstin Antoniadis

BY JESS CLAWSON Alliyah and Kierstin Antoniadis are young riders demonstrating the value of horsemanship to a successful riding career. Many adults remember being horse crazy...

Tack Cleaning Tips for When You’ve Really Got to Make it Sparkle

BY JESS CLAWSON Maintaining proper daily maintenance for your tack means that when it’s time to really deep clean it, whether for a big horse show or Pony Club...

Kendall Meijer Finds the Perfect Partnership

BY SISSY WICKES The story is not unusual. Kendall Meijer’s family planned a summer vacation at a dude ranch out west and decided that she should take a few...

Zachary Parks and the Gift of Horses

BY JESS CLAWSON Zachary Parks had an unlikely start to his equestrian career. During his very first ride, on the beach in California, he fell off and got his...

Deputyartee the OTTB: From a Critical Joint Infection to HITS Circuit Champion

BY LORIANN RUSTIGIAN Deputyartee, my seven-year-old OTTB gelding, was a plain brown wrapper of a gelding when I met him in September 2017. But he had the biggest, kindest, softest eye...

Mackey USA: Innovative and Fashionable Products for Horse and Rider

BY JESS CLAWSON One of the many struggles of horse ownership is keeping our horses comfortable during the fly-riddled summer months without spending all of our time out in...

Everyday Tack Maintenance: How to Keep Your Tack in Good Shape

BY JESS CLAWSON I like tack cleaning, but don’t always have time to clean my tack to the extent that I’d like. Back when I had an office job...

Exercises to Build Your Horse’s Topline

BY EMILY MILLER When I purchased my 2011 Warmblood cross mare, Dixie, in 2017 she was very green under saddle and unbalanced in her gaits. She was particularly weak in her...

Breaking the Stigma of Purchasing Older Horses

BY JAMIE SKUBAL As I scroll through Facebook groups I see more and more ISO ads for horses stating they want polished show horses with lots of positive traits—also under 15...

Kasey Evans Sets Proper Foundations for Success with Thoroughbreds, Happy Clients, IHSA and More...

BY JESS CLAWSON Kasey Evans understands that good things take time. The southwestern Virginia resident takes the long view on green horses and riders, which lets her keep an...

5 Surprising Things I Learned Announcing at a Horse Show

BY LAUREN MAULDIN Horse shows—I can’t help but love them. Grooming, spectating, photographing or competing, there are few places I’d rather be than watching hunters strut in the hack and jumpers...

A Quick Guide to Logistics and Costs With Importing a Horse

BY LAUREN KARDEL OF KARDEL GLOBAL EQUINE For someone who has never done it, importing a horse can seem like an impossible problem to solve. You're flying in a...

How Being a Perfectionist Made Me a Better Rider

BY SUSAN GILSTRAP I was in 5th grade when my drawing that I worked so meticulously on wasn’t chosen to be hung in the hallway with all the other kids’ artwork....

Where the Hart Is: Mother’s Day Life Lessons With Emma & Dana Hart-Callanan

BY NINA FEDRIZZI Take it from me, if you’re lucky enough to find yourself stabled near Lebanon, New Jersey’s Hart Farm at the next horse show, you’re in for...