Thursday, October 17, 2019

STYLE STAR SEARCH: BETHANY LEE

How to Wear One Scarf Five Ways By Bethany Lee I am just loving that scarfs and bandanas are back on trend! They are so classic, preppy, and chic. Red Scarf Equestrian sent me the most gorgeous scarf...

Tips on Keeping Your Animals (Big Or Small) Healthy This Fall

As beautiful as fall is, it does bring a new set of challenges for humans and animals alike. Most times when the weather and temperature changes, it tends to have some impact on all...

Top Two Popular English Saddles

By Intern Tori Weed   Two English saddles that are climbing the ranks as “must haves”   One of the most important pieces of equipment as an equestrian is the saddle. Though most English saddles can get the...

Photo Gallery: $30,000 BrookLedge Jumper Classic at Lake Placid

The Plaid Horse was on the ground yesterday for the $30,000 Brook Ledge Horse Transportation Jumper Classic at Lake Placid. It was a beautiful day- enjoy some photos below! Temptation and Michael Desiderio. Catherine Tyree and...

Riding the Wave: The Road to IEA Nationals

By Bernie Villeneuve Early Sunday morning on the final day of competition at this year’s IEA Nationals, I found myself wide awake, long before the alarm was scheduled to shriek. Unlike the other mornings when we’d...

20 Photos That Prove Le Saut Hermès is the Candyland of Horse Shows

ALL PHOTOS © ERIN GILMORE PHOTOGRAPHY A historic venue with a glass ceiling. Amazing riders and horses from all over Europe. Huge crowds of enthusiastic fans. Plus to top...

Sweet Briar College: Better than Ever

BY EDITOR SISSY WICKES Private education is a challenging and changing landscape in the age of skyrocketing tuition and online options. Sweet Briar College in Sweet Briar, VA found itself in the same difficult conundrum...

My Tips For Leasing A Horse Or Pony

By TPH Ambassador Eden Pessin This summer’s show season is coming to a close so many people are looking for horses to buy or lease for next year. For many people, leasing is an awesome...

Skylar Wireman Shines in $10,000 National Derby at Showpark Racing Festival

BY ASSOCIATE GRACE SALMON Twelve-year-old Skylar Wireman has been involved in the sport ever since she can remember. “My mom is a trainer, so I pretty much grew up around horses and loved them from...

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...

A Barn Owner Responds to the “Ethics of Employment”

BY PONYMOMAMMY I read the article, several times in fact, and I have a few things I’d like to add. Now it is entirely possible I misread the intention behind it, and I am by...

My OTTB Adventure

By Brooke Schafer I'm one of those crazy horse girls...the kind that drew them on every scrap of note paper in class, planned her weekends around horse shows, and made her Christmas list by circling...

TPH Review: Mane 2 Tail Subscription Box

Subscription boxes are all the rage these days. They offer a delightful change from a usual mailbox full of bills, and introduce us to new products without having to do any shopping...

Fountain Valley School: Reading, Writing, Riding, & The Rockies!

BY SISSY WICKES Imagine a high school student finishing a rigorous academic day, grabbing their backpack, and heading out into the blue sky and mountain vistas at Fountain Valley...

Can a Braid Kill Tradition? The Helmet Hair Debacle

BY KIMBERLY MALOOMIAN Recently, I seemed to have caused quite a ruckus by announcing that I would be wearing my hair down outside of my helmet in a braid for the fore seeable future in...

New Pony Parent Horse Show Guide Part I: Vocabulary

BY PONYMOMAMMY If your kid is waiting for spring not because the weather is warmer, but because spring means horse shows — Congratulations and welcome to being a horse show parent! A horse show is a...

Grand Prix Equine Combines Technology and the Human Touch

BY JESS CLAWSON Horse owners want to be knowledgeable and educated about every aspect of our horses’ care, but working adult amateurs don’t always get to take part in...

Who Jumped it Best? Medium Green Pony Hunters at Pony Finals

BY VYLA CARTER Pony Finals may be over for the year, but that doesn't mean we can't still pick our favorites from the huge fields of top competition. Samantha Takacs and Galianna earned the overall Medium...

What is USEF SafeSport Training? And Why Do We Need It?

BY KAITLYN YOURKOSKI When Did Safe Sport Training Become A Part of USEF? The United States Equestrian Federation (USEF) announced on August 27, 2018 that all adult...

Welcome to New York: Longines Masters Kicks Off!

BY INTERN ANNIE BIRMINGHAM The Longines Masters of New York kicked off today at the newly renovated NYCB Live Center just west of New York City. The next leg in what has been deemed “the...

Six Tips to Successfully Matching Pony Buyers and Sellers

With Stefanie Mazer Honesty, education, and a good working relationship with trainers and professionals you can trust are keys for the best pony shopping and selling experience.  TRUST YOUR TEAM Both buying and selling, you need...

Hunt For The Cure

By Bailey Williams Cancer. It’s a word and disease that hurts us all. Either we have been personally affected, or we know someone who has had to go through the tough time that one word...