Thursday, October 17, 2019

4 Reasons Why Half-Leasing is a Great Option for Equestrians

BY BRITTANY FRADE In the world of horses, ponies, showing and ribbons there is no shortage of horse rider partnership/ownership options. Like many other riders, I hit a stage in my...

Kym Smith Has Developed Into Her Own Role Model

BY JESS CLAWSON Kym Smith has created a name for herself in the hunter world. She took on the title sponsorship of the Kym K. Smith/USHJA Young Hunter Pony...

Springtime Supplements Supports Riders Too!

BY TPH STAFF Springtime Supplements has built a 40 year reputation on providing outstanding supplements for horses and dogs, but they believe humans should have the best in health...

Uvex Helmets: For Beautiful Style and the Perfect Fit

BY JESS CLAWSON I love to look my best when I’m competing. While my cute riding outfit may not help Mo jump better, we likely ride better when we...

10 Rocking Horses That Are So Real, You’ll Try to Feed Them

Like many horse crazy toddlers, I had a rocking horse that I rode on many grand adventures. It had a curved head, soft eye, and yarn tail. I loved it, but I...

Lascaux Equestrian: Pursue Your Excellence

BY ALLIE CARLSON I am the opposite of a fashionista. My everyday wardrobe consists of jeans, t-shirts and sweatshirts—maybe a sweater if I want to look fancy. My idea...

A Legendary Team: Idle Dice and Rodney Jenkins

BY ANN JAMIESON He was the first horse inducted into the Show Jumping Hall of Fame. His principal rider was the most successful show jumper in history, a...

Horses in Hawaii: A Conversation with Trainer Amy Quinlan

By Jess Clawson Most US equestrians live and ride on the mainland which encompasses quite a bit of regional diversity in the sport, but people ride and compete in...

Lessons in Horsemanship: What Taking a Green Horse to Its 1st Show Taught This...

BY CHLOE HARDGRAVE For many competitive equestrians, the time will eventually come to show a green horse. Maybe it’s a baby Warmblood you have trained yourself, or an OTTB...

Everyone Wants to Be Us: Identifying a Fashion Fauxquestrian From the Real Thing

BY PONYMOMAMMY Dating as far back as I can tell, the fashion world has been drawn to the iconic equestrian look. Some brands, like Ralph Lauren and Hermes, have...

Arena Saddles: Exceptional Quality on an Acceptable Budget

BY ALLIE CARLSON Saddles are often the most expensive piece of equipment an equestrian owns. They are a huge purchase that we put tons of time and energy into...

On a Budget? You Need The TackHack

BY LAUREN MAULDIN This online retailer is changing the equestrian discount landscape by working with independent tack shops to source amazing deals for riders. Working adult...

3 Companies That Excel at Outfitting Equestrians of All Sizes

BY LAUREN MAULDIN Some things will always be consistent on the hunter/jumper circuit: fashion trends grab attention with innovative designs and intricate details, and life will throw a curveball...

How Much Does it Cost to Show in the HITS $1 Million Dollar Classes?

BY MICHELLE FERRELL At the start of 2019, professional show jumper and 3-time FEI World Cup qualifier, Jenni McAllister set the goal of riding in 3 of the HITS...

Breese Pin Bands: Customizable Options for Medical ID Bracelets and More

BY JESS CLAWSON I love eventing for many reasons: the cross-disciplinary elements that compel us to make our horses both fit and rideable; the exciting nature of cross country;...

Lost in the Woods: One Pony’s Journey

BY KIRSTY WRIGHT Trainers have many horses and ponies wander through our lives. From the perfect packers that we wish we could clone, to the fearsome fiends that make...

Getting to Compete at Capital Challenge is a Gift for Dana Lee Brawley

BY MOLLY SORGE/JUMP MEDIA Qualifying for and competing in the Ariat National Adult Medal Final at the Capital Challenge Horse Show means so much more to Dana Lee Brawley...

Springtime Supplements: 40 Years of Making a Difference in Health

BY JESS CLAWSON The secret to a business that has lasted decades in the horse world is consistent quality. Look around at other brands that have become institutions in...

Modern Equestrian Decor Ideas to Flow Seamlessly With Your Home

If you asked the typical horse lover about interior design, they are likely to suggest styling their home after a luxurious barn filled with hundreds of photos of their beloved horses. We...

The Art of Caring: Finding Beauty When Things Are Hard

BY LISA CURRY MAIR Most of the people who know me think of me as an artist. Someone who paints pretty pictures of peaceful scenes, usually with a horse...

An Capall: The Sun Shirt That Cleans Our Planet and Looks Perfect All...

BY LAUREN MAULDIN Pristine equestrian fashion, ocean cleanup, a mother daughter team living out their dream under the canopy of palm trees. It doesn’t seem like these things should...

The Key to a Capital H Home

A Fresh Start with Wild Horses, Three Daughters and Gumption BY KIM HINSON It was a boy, of course. A girl leaving her home and...