#TBT Covers of The Plaid Horse Magazine, 2010

Today we #tbt to The Plaid Horse in 2010! Check the covers that year below: 

Sponsorship Tips for Horse Show Managers

BY AVERILL PESSIN Hunting down sponsorships for your horse show is a tough job. Your emails go ignored, and the companies that do reply often don't have a lot to offer. To help with this...

Ask the Judge/New Year’s Resolutions

Photo: Quintessence Photography TPH asked the Judges: What would do you wish to see as an exhibitor’s New Year’s Resolution? Their answers are: “Work hard and try to become more accurate. I will not blame judges or other exhibitors...

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...

Faces of Pin Oak: Briley Koerner

BY JESS CLAWSON Briley Koerner believes in the importance of connection—both with horses and people. She started riding at six years old, and still thinks of her first trainer,...

Equine Entrepreneur Showcase: Kat Chrysostom of BeneFab by Sore-No-More

BY BLOG EDITOR LAUREN MAULDIN Today's equine entrepreneur has an incredible story behind how she founded her company, Benefab® by Sore-No-More®. Not only that, but she's recently published her first book -- how's that for...

Big Love Lessons

2018 Honorable Mention in Creative Nonfiction BY CAROLYN GETCHES There is something magic about the bond between a human and a horse. It doesn’t have...

Equine Degenerative Myeloencephalopathy

Above: Dream On and Olivia Ferro. Photo courtesy of Olivia Ferro. By TPH Intern Olivia Ferro EDM, or Equine Degenerative Myeloencephalopathy, is a currently incurable neurological disease found in young horses. This disease is career ending for...

Baby Horse Lessons on Patience, Healing and Being Kind

BY LAUREN MAULDIN I’m not historically known for my patience. Blame being a Capricorn, but once I decide that something needs doing—I want it done yesterday. 

The Long Road is the Short Road

BY PIPER KLEMM For those of you who work, and wait, and work some more – we salute you.  I am impatient at best. When I...

Are You Ready to Rock On with horseCom?

By Nicole Molinaro, Gianni Equi Media LLC How horseCom came to be and where it is going! Do you remember the 2000 Disney Original Movie, Ready to Run, about a Racehorse who didn’t have much confidence...

4 Perfect Horse Movies for When It’s Too Hot to Ride

BY IZZY FEINSTEIN With the middle of July and some of the hottest weeks of the summer upon us, take some time to relax and unwind with a great movie. Here are some of The...

On the Road to the World Show: Excuses, Excuses, and more Excuses.

BY JAMIE SKUBAL  Well, the only thing that I can say I have successfully done is try to keep my head above water.  I thought the...

Being Your Own Voice: Pushing Through Your Riding Doubts

BY SOPHIA STRAIN I never really appreciated the taste of dirt. It wasn’t until I came tumbling down, face first, into the ground off a 17 hand horse—quite literally eating the sooty,...

Losing Your Heart Horse: Braving the Barn

BY LAUREN MAULDIN It took me a while to be able to go to the barn. I got home after my holiday travels a little less than a week after I...

Riders Get Tough with Laura Kraut on Final Day of GHM Horsemastership Session

by Erin Gilmore Riders had to kick into high gear or fall behind on the third and final day of the George H. Morris Horsemastership Session in Wellington, Florida. Laura Kraut led a mock Nations...

Horse Importing 101

By Meghan Blackburn with Chad Keenum and Jett Martin Every year, thousands of horses are imported to the United States to compete in a multitude of disciplines. While some...

10 Books and Articles You NEED to Read to Be a Better Rider

BY IZZY FEINSTEIN Becoming a better rider is not just about the time you spend in the saddle; it is a combination of building your physical and mental strength, creating a trusting relationship with your...

Downey Dictates Devon Success

By Jordan Cobb “She is everything to me” was the first thing Tessa Downey said when asked what doing so well at Devon meant to her. Two years ago, you might never have thought they...

Pin Oak Week Three Photo Gallery

All photos © Andrew Ryback Photography Brought to you by Summit Joint Performance:  Summit Joint Performance helps your horse feel and perform their...

Get to Know Judges Julie Winkel and Rob Gage

By Intern Mackenzie Shuman Recently, I was able to attend a horse show where two prestigious judges, Julie Winkel and Rob Gage, were judging. Knowing these two judges had extensive years of riding and judging...

Cover Story: Back Country Offers the Best

Above: Sydney Shulman at International Hunter Derby Finals. Photo by © Grace Tuton Photography. By TPH Editor Sissy Wickes The Shulman’s Back Country Farm represents the family’s dedication to providing the best in horse care and...