How to Reinstate Your Pony’s Green Year by November 30th

You will need: Pony owner USEF login & password, credit card, and about ten minutes. If you dabbled in the Green Pony Hunter divisions, but it was not exactly the debut you were hoping for,...

TPH TV Series Review: The Ponysitter’s Club

BY ALI MIKHAIL Many equestrians like me grew up watching The Saddle Club TV series. In it, you watched a group of young girls navigate friendships, which were held together by a love of horses....

Vermont Ruby Fox Wins Betsy Fishback Memorial Trophy

By Betsy Kelley Congratulations to Vermont Ruby Fox (Hidden Creek's Rain Fox X Champlain Shortcakes, Rowfantina Gold Sovereign) owned by Dr. Piper Klemm, on winning the Betsy Fishback Award for Best Turned Out Pony of all of USEF...

Politics, Pets, and Judging

Written by TPH Editor Sissy Wickes, Photo by Irene Elise Powlick My Facebook feed has become a mostly hostile place. I struggle to keep my fingers still, thereby keeping my mouth shut, on many issues....

Who Jumped It Best? HITS Coachella Hunters

It's been a while since we've asked the tough questions around here - who jumped it best?!? Be the judge and your favorite hunter from this glorious group at HITS Coachella.

Avoid These 7 Deadly Sins at the Holiday Dinner Table

By Kimberly Maloomian, RD, LDN Top Amateur Rider and registered dietitian Kimberly Maloomian shares with TPH her health tips and recipes for feeling your best this holiday season.  1. No exercise. Remember that exercise not only helps with weight maintenance...

Muscles Never Lie

By Katie Hawkins As a certified equine acupressure and massage therapist, I enter every session ready to listen to the unique story of each of my equine clients. I use my hands and intuition to...

Dorrie Douglas Dashes to Devon

Above photo credit: Mareish Media By TPH Editor Sissy Wickes Dorrie Douglas, rider for Mike McCormick’s MTM Farm in Flower Mound, TX is packing her bags to head to Devon, Pennsylvania. Douglas will be competing S&L...

Marc Grock’s Highland Farm- An Ode to Excellence

GROCK AND CARETOL COMPETING THIS WINTER AT WEF. PHOTO © SPORTFOT. See this story and more, HERE, in the TPH 2017 Feb. Stallion Issue!   Written by TPH Editor Sissy Wickes Marc Grock has returned to the Grand...

Erin McGuire Creates a Remarqueable Business

BY GRACE SALMON “I went through the ropes – started on the local circuit showing cross rails as a kid and went up from there,” Erin McGuire of Cornelius, North Carolina says about the start...

Should You Buy a Horse With a Credit Card?

BY BLOG EDITOR LAUREN MAULDIN If you’re anything like me, the path to the checkout line at Target is an undefeatable gauntlet when it comes to sticking to what’s on my list. Chapstick! When do...

Matches Set! Riders Masters Cup at the Longines Masters of New York

BY INTERN ANNIE BIRMINGHAM Thursday night, following the conclusion of the first Masters One CSI5* class at the Longines Masters of New York, the matches were selected and teams drawn for the first ever North...

10 Ponies For Sale or Lease That Will Not Be Randomly Measured as of...

Above: A pony takes on the leadline. Photo by TPH Intern Izzy Feinstein. Given that the USEF policy states that only ponies under the age of 15 can be randomly measured, December 1 brings a...

Horses, Riders and the Different Types of Horse Shows

If you are a dedicated horse rider and have been training from a very young age, you have probably had the opportunity of entering a few horse shows. Horse shows are one of the...

“U BLACK” IS THE NEW BLACK: TURNING THE HORSE-RIDER BOND INTO STYLE

PRESS RELEASE Between craft and social influencing, U Black: story of a horse with a big personality, whose beauty and energy inspired an equestrian collection. Dedicated to the horse, it is expression of Italian fashion...

Michelle Kervian: Jumping Up

BY SISSY WICKES Michelle Kerivan is a woman with a plan. The California native sets specific goals for herself, and then checks them off of her to-do list as she accomplishes them. Most recently, she...

Piper Klemm Ph.D. Publisher’s Note- August 2017 – The Pony of a Lifetime

See this article and more in the 2017 Pony Issue HERE As we prepare my fourth Annual Pony Issue and read all the stories of ponies who made their people, I have to share my...

Lessons From The Barn that Necessity Built

BY PONYMOMAMMY There is the house that love built, and then, there is the barn that necessity built. I had no aspirations of having a boarding barn. In fact, if memory serves, I recall saying...