Baby, Mom, and Horse Make Three

BY CLAIRE CAUST-TAYLOR When my husband and I decided it was time to have a baby, I combed the internet for logistics about how long I’d be out of the saddle and how it would...

Model Horses So Realistic You’ll Think They’re Alive

Many equestrians played with a "carpet herd" of model horses when they were kids. These toys were our connection the big dreams we hoped would play out with our own horse one day. But...

How To Use Mobile Casino Bonuses Effectively

Gamers are always looking for the best mobile casino bonuses. Right from the start, casinos started attracting consumers with huge welcome packages. Free spins, free cash, and free play chips are all benefits. It...

It’s Time to Ban Smoking at Horse Shows

BY PUBLISHER PIPER KLEMM, PH.D. Standing in the bleachers by the pony ring at The Devon Horse Show this year, I got a waft of an unwanted, familiar smell – cigarette smoke. I looked up...

It is Still Possible to Have a Successful Working Student in Today’s Climate

BY JENNIFER TAYLOR A couple months ago, I gave a lesson to a 14 year old named Payton.  She was brave, followed direction well, and had good equitation with soft hands to boot. My schedule...

Rule Changes and a New Outlook on Equestrian Sport in the Desert – Day...

By Elizabeth Evans | Photo: It's A Haggerty's Once again, it was early to rise to be at the Omni Hotel for breakfast – presented by Perfect Products – by 7am.  Today started off with...

The Flair of Free x Rein

BY SISSY WICKES The current retail world is a flurry of clothing labeled as athleisure and gym to street styles. Most of the workout clothes offered by the big labels are suitable for wear outside of the...

Horse Show Study Spots

Above: Riders studying at the ring. Photo by Piper Klemm. By TPH Interns Vyla Carter, Emy Lucibello and Ashley Shaw The school year and winter show season are officially in full swing. Along with the horse...

Some Signs to Know That Your Horse Trusts You

Do you know what one thing that every horseback rider would want to know is? We guess that if you have been around horses or horses interest you, you may already know this. Every...

A Pony for XMas

By Ashley Tice-David I could fully envision how the morning would play out. Cora would wake up early, so excited to see what Santa had brought her, come galloping down into our room demanding that...

20 Awesome Spots and Dots That Brighten Up Hunter/Jumper Shows

BY BLOG EDITOR LAUREN MAULDIN Though I've been extremely fortunate to own and ride great horses in my life, there's a holy grail that keeps eluding me. I dream about, yearn for and obsess over...

How to Become an Equestrian

Becoming a professional equestrian is the dream of many horse riding enthusiasts and, with dedication and commitment, you can make that dream a reality. However, it is not an easy path, especially if you...

Do I Qualify For an Emotional Support Animal?

An emotional support animal (ESA) is not just a pet. It is a full-fledged family member and companion that will be near at times of need. Many ESA owners perceive their animals not only...

Following Your Why in Challenging Times

BY CIRA PACE MALTA When the first announcement from USEF was made suspending all horse shows for 30 days, I thought I would never survive that much time at home. Do we keep our normal...

The Emotional Truth About Selling Your Horse

BY JAMIE SKUBAL  Today, I’m sitting in the middle of my horse’s possible sale. To be honest, this is not the side I’m used to sitting on. If you had asked me three years ago...

New Winz.io Crypto Games To Spend a Good Time

Winz.io has been a dream destination for the majority of punters ever since its creation. There are several reasons behind their tremendous popularity since they offer all the qualities a true gambler requires.  You will...

Penny Carpenter: Turning a Passion for Horses Into 48 Years of Stewarding

BY KRISTIN PITZER Penny Carpenter has loved horses since she was a child. Originally from New York, she got her start at a stable within biking distance of her home, cleaning horses and tack, and...

How Being a Perfectionist Made Me a Better Rider

BY SUSAN GILSTRAP I was in 5th grade when my drawing that I worked so meticulously on wasn’t chosen to be hung in the hallway with all the other kids’ artwork. I was beside myself, although that was...

The Best of 2020: Top Blog Posts

This year has been one like no other, and we've kept up with the horse world through the highs and the lows. Whether it's celebrating the joy of a special horse or diving deep...

Sergio Grasso Offers a New EcoRiding Line & More for the Modern Rider

EcoRiding: the feel of leather, the performance of microfiber. Leather, wool coats, velvet helmets—these have all been staples in equestrian attire for centuries. For a sport steeped in tradition, it makes sense that the overall...

6 Surprise Christmas Horses That Might Make You Ugly Cry

BY LAUREN MAULDIN I'm in my mid-thirties, and there are two things that will, without fail, make me cry: the scene from Black Beauty when the kids have to sell Merrylegs, and videos of little girls getting...

Kaitlyn Boggio is Out & Proud in the Horse World

BY TPH Staff This Pride Month project of having queer equestrian conversations has been a special experience, and one that I hope readers are carrying on in their own communities too. One person I’ve been...