Timely Advice: Are Your Watches Protected?

By Rand Silver, Global Director, Art Collection Management, AIG Private Client Group In November 2019, a Patek Philippe “Grandmaster” watch fetched $31 million at Christie’s Geneva. This result was...

Developing Champions for Life

By Jennifer Bliss I have always admired horse and rider combinations that have been able to withstand the test of time in the show ring and continue to win...

Reality Bites: When You Can No Longer Give Your Child Pony Dreamland

BY MEGAN HOFFMAN I have been living in a dreamland, sort of like Pony Mom Land at Pony Finals. This world exists of beautiful ponies and clean children in...

Barn (and Life) Time Management: Tips for Juggling It All

BY PONYMOMAMMY Horses are nothing if not time consuming. Add in some kiddos and a spouse, and some days it’s all I can do to brush my teeth. Truthfully,...

Fit to Ride: Pilates

By Kim Harries No matter what style of riding you prefer, having a strong core, and balanced muscles will benefit both you and your horse.

ISO Unicorn: How to Make Horse Shopping More Realistic

BY LEE HUGHES Many of us toss around the word “unicorn” when we discuss our equine partners, and we all believe we have at least one currently residing in...

Advice to Young Riders: Get an Education

By Peter Wylde I’ve been riding all my life. I started when I was 7 years old. I would braid my pony and load him on the trailer...

Equestrian Influencer Britt Sabbah is Not Afraid of the DIY Horse Lifestyle

BY ESTHER HAHN For many, Britt Sabbah requires little introduction. With over 45.7K followers on Instagram, Sabbah and her herd of ponies are a familiar sight in virtual reality.

Hands-On Learning at Emory & Henry College Sustains Equestrian Careers

By TPH Editor Lauren Mauldin Attending college is one of the most important steps of a young person’s life. For many, it’s the gateway to adulthood. It’s the first...

Baby Horse Lessons on Patience, Healing and Being Kind

BY LAUREN MAULDIN I’m not historically known for my patience. Blame being a Capricorn, but once I decide that something needs doing—I want it done yesterday. 

Sometimes it seems that the biggest lessons horses teach us have nothing to do...

BY PONYMOMAMMY It’s easy to overlook how much we learn from horses every day. I’ve been riding my whole life, and still have a new takeaway from every lesson....

You May Not Think You Are Anxious, But Your Horse Does

By Jack Coffin Competitive riders, by definition, are always under stress, if not anxiety, and that affects performance. What isn’t often realized is that horses...

Straight From the Judge’s Booth: Strategies for the Under Saddle

BY R JUDGE SISSY WICKES The more I judge, the more I am surprised that riders do not think more about how to ride an under saddle class. Yes,...

Hard Work and Big Moves Fuel Skylar Boehm’s Collegiate Riding Dreams

By Julie Unger Fourteen-year-old Skylar Boehm doesn’t come from a long line of equestrians. She isn’t even second or third generation, but that doesn’t matter. She brings heart, determination...

Good & Bad Signs When Looking for Trainers

BY JESS CLAWSON One of the benefits of living in the heart of the east coast horse country is that there is no shortage of trainers in the vicinity....

Why This Straight PonyMomAmmy Cares About LGBTQ Safe Spaces

BY PONYMOMAMMY It is not very often that I feel disappointed in our horse community. Frankly, you are far more likely to find me shouting from the rooftops about...

The Future of Equestrian Money Management

By Jess Clawson Equestrian sports have seen tremendous evolution over the past two decades. From drastic improvements in veterinary technology to a whole host of new divisions at the...

8 Tips for Walking the Course

By Jay Duke Show jumping is 90% mental! I’m sure you have either heard this statement or said it yourself. An important part of a rider's success in the...

Stony Lane is Built on Trust

By Lauren Mauldin What goes into running a successful farm? Some of it is obvious. You need talent to develop horse lovers into equestrian athletes. A sharp eye that...

What You Need to Know About Donating Your Horse to a Collegiate Program

By Prof Mary Pardee, M. ED I am a professional beggar. This may be a strange statement given that I am gainfully employed in my fourteenth year as...

Still Life with Wild Horses

By Chad Hanson, PhD The hours when the mind is absorbed by beauty are the only hours when we really live. - Richard Jeffries For years...

Understanding Equine MRI

By Paige Burkhardt Laing, BSRT(R)(MR)(ARRT), Owner/Operator of Equine MRI of MD, LLC Photos courtesy Kimberly Dean Photography Lame. What horse owner’s nightmares are made of. This...