Saturday, March 6, 2021

For the Love of Clarence

By Noreen Hyde Something had to be done about Clarence, and fast. He’d been boarding at the local kennel, The Loving Paws, and even though Clarence knew it well due to his twice-weekly doggie daycare...

Great Expectations (with apologies to Dickens) When Horse Shopping

BY RANDEE BECKMAN Buying a pony or horse is hard work! You have to know what you want, but be prepared to be realistic with the budget accompanying your wish list. A seller needs to...

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 their bet....

Yet Another Victory For Gallardo At Tampa Bay Downs

As horse racing finally returns to your screens, fans of the sport are in for another round of amazing races in the US horse Racing seen with several favourites ready and waiting to come...

Demystifying Horse Care

BY PIPER KLEMM The topic of horse care can seem so daunting and overwhelming, especially in today’s world. Thousands of gadgets, ideas, and therapies – many of which have little research behind them – run...

Fleeceworks: Innovative Products and Natural Fabrics

By Eloise Dine Many of us on the hunter/jumper circuit (myself included) tend to stick to our favorite, tried-and-true brands of choice, especially when it comes to performance products for our horses. I’ve bought the...

Carole Lessine: Living the American Dream at Moonlight Sport Horses

BY KARLA CAMPBELL Originally from Geneva, Switzerland, Carole Lessine and her family moved to the United States in 2011. Although the move was not actually tied to horses, the opportunity that came with it was...

Elite Chiropractic Knows Treatment is as Important for Riders as it is for Horses

BY JESS CLAWSON Competitive riders in any discipline consider their horses athletes, and provide for them whatever they need to feel their best: thousands of dollars’ worth of new shoes every year, well-fitted tack and...

Artist Feature: Cara Helminski, Equestrian Artist

BY ESTELLE KRAFT We’ve posed the question before -- Are Hunters Art? While the actual division’s artistic qualities could be debated, Cara Helminski’s oil paintings are undeniably beautiful. Cara, of Cara Grace Fine Art, spends everyday around...

The Positives From Changing Our Show Schedule: What I Love About Showing Close to...

BY KIM STEWART COVID 19 certainly threw a “monkey wrench” in my schedule last year. I remember hearing about the virus in Wuhan on the news in January, but didn’t think much of it at the...

The 2019 Flat Season – four things to look forward to

With the first Classics of the year already one their way, it is time to start looking at what promises to be a fantastic season. Here are four reasons to be excited about what...

Get Fit and Stay Fit – Exercises for Equestrians

By Izzy Feinstein Just as you perform exercises with your horse such as grid exercises and trot poles to help them build up their strength, it is just as important to build up your...

Understanding The Gambling Culture + Tips For V75

If there is one thing that people would usually deny that they enjoy, it is gambling. There is always a negative connotation towards this activity. From the earliest periods of human history to the...

Give the Immune System a Boost with Springtime Supplements

Winter is in full swing, and with it comes the peak of flu season. Add the risk of contracting Covid-19 on top of that, and it’s no surprise our immune systems could stand some...

How Do We Save the Wild Horses?

BY JOSY O'DONNEL Horses are fascinating animals, both incredibly resilient and frighteningly delicate. Although the genus Equus, containing the species of zebras, horses, and donkeys, seems to have originated in North America, the modern horse’s...

The Evolution Of Bingo – From Beginning To…End?

Introduction The history of how bingo came about is nothing short of interesting. Believe it or not, it actually began in China where the lottery was invented by taking inspiration from another game known as...

Reinstating Your Amateur Status

BY JULIETTE BEAUCAMP While many juniors and amateur riders dream of one day turning professional, there are a fair number of professional riders who desire to reinstate their amateur status. There are benefits to reinstating...

Finding Success By Planning Ahead

By Tresa Eyres of Eyres Consulting This article has been reprinted from the April 2015 Equine Business Issue of The Plaid Horse Magazine. Read it in its entirety here.  Are you considering a new saddle, a new trainer, or...

The Perils of a Shifting Landscape

BY SISSY WICKES As I watched the Breeder’s Cup races at Santa Anita Downs, the tension I felt was not just excitement about the contest or my usual visceral response to watching races. I felt...

Every Horse Movie Currently Streaming To Get You Through Your Social Distancing

Y'all — times are a little rough right now. We're all stuck at home a lot more than we want to be, and it can be hard to pass the time. It's especially difficult...

McLain Ward Wins the First Longines Grand Prix of New York

BY ANNIE BIRMINGHAM McLain Ward clinched the victory in the very first CSI5* Longines Grand Prix of New York with his own Clinta on the last day of the competition’s inaugural week. Hailed a “hometown...

Grand National Betting Tips

As the Cheltenham Festival has been and gone, our attention turns to the Grand National. Last year, Tiger Roll did not only win the Cross Country at Cheltenham, but he went on to land the National...