When You Fall and Don’t Bounce Anymore: An Adult Amateur Gets Back On

BY RENNIE DYBALL I got back in the saddle the day I was cleared to ride.  Anxiety did its best to eat me alive on the car ride to the barn, but I blasted music and...

Always a Team: The Leone Brothers – The Beginning

BY ANN JAMIESON Starting Out Horses were in their blood. One of their grandfathers was in the cavalry. Their mother, Rita, loved horses and exploring the trails winding through Central Park. It all began long before...

I Am a Black Equestrian

BY STEPH KALLSTROM I am a black equestrian. More precisely, an Afro-Peruvian equestrian. I was born in Peru and adopted from an orphanage. Through modern technology and genetic mapping, I discovered that my African heritage...

Yes, Showing During Covid-19 is Still Fun

BY LAUREN MAULDIN Whether you show on the local circuit or at the biggest AA shows in the country, chances are you’ve reviewed a new list of rules that have appeared during the pandemic. Each...

Piper Klemm Ph.D. Publisher’s Note- April 2017

To read more from TPH's April 2017 Equine Business issue, CLICK HERE ARE HUNTERS ART? I am no artist. The pen, the paintbrush, the hunk of clay – they do not take form in my hands....

Grace Wahlberg, Daughter of Actor Mark Walherg, Finds Success at the 2022 IEA National...

The 2022 IEA 20th Anniversary Combined National Finals took place on April 28 - May 1, 2022 at the Pennsylvania Farm Show Complex and Expo Center in Harrisburg, PA. Actor Mark Walhberg and Rhea...

It Takes a Village

BY PONYMOMAMMY 2021 has not started out the way I envisioned. My always-find-the-positive mentality has been tested beyond its usual threshold. There have been days that I have genuinely wondered how I was going to...

As Chrissy Teigen Takes Up Riding, The Plaid Horse Community Shares Advice—And Kindness

Horse girls of all ages, rejoice: Chrissy Teigen is joining our ranks.

Daniel Stewart’s Athletic Anthems

BY DANIEL STEWART When you’re struggling to find your way out of a bad mood (insert frustration, disappointment, doubt, etc. here), it would be great if you could find a quick easy trick… and an...

5 Good Horsemanship Habits To Add to Your Routine

BY ANNIE BIRMINGHAM We all know that horses can be somewhat delicate creatures, and straying from a strict care routine both before and after riding often leads to complications. Here are 5 good horsemanship habits...

Advice to Young Riders: Get an Education

By Peter Wylde I’ve been riding all my life. I started when I was 7 years old. I would braid my pony and load him on the trailer in the morning. Then I’d go...

Keep Your Horse Cool This Summer

Photo: Sarah Rieber and Metropolis try to stay cool during their lesson in the summer heat   By TPH Intern Izzy Feinstein   Although summer is the ideal time for riding with its long days and warm weather, it...

How Mail Order Love and a Barn In Morriston Changed Me For The Better

BY LAURA EMERT According to Wikipedia, a mail-order bride is a woman who lists herself in catalogs and is selected by a  man for marriage. While I never thought I would find my heart’s desire...

Even Equestrians Need to Put Themselves First Sometimes

BY JAMIE SKUBAL  Dedicated equestrian, there’s a chance you’re reading this in the bathroom or in-between meetings at the job you have to pay for your horse. If I had to guess, you’re exhausted and...

Where to Begin Again?

How to get back in the tack after time away from riding Jane Ehrhart runs River Hill Farm, a private training facility based in Wellington, FL. River Hill Farm is a place where riders can...

When Perfectionism Holds You Back

By Jen Borgo Raia In a recent lesson, my trainer had us do an exercise that would have made me very uncomfortable just a few years ago. Instead of finding the correct distance in a...

Building A Barn Community with Spring Ledge LLC

BY LINDSAY BROCK Show jumping may be an individual sport on the surface, but a stroll down the center aisle of many lesson and training barns paints an entirely different picture. From young riders living...

Reflecting on Seasons of Riding and Life

BY CAELIN KORDZIEL Maybe it’s my age or maybe the arrival of that time in summer when the days are long and the evening fresh air just has a way of lifting my spirits, but...

Mindful Flatting: Including Ground Poles

BY ABBY FUNK If there is one thing that we can all agree on, horses probably need to jump less than they do. Between the demands of learning, practice, preparation, and actual horse showing, it...

The Rescue Mission Continues at Amazing Grace Equine Sanctuary

BY ELLEN DUPUY During such uncertain times in which all are experiencing a global pandemic, the horse rescue, Amazing Grace Equine Sanctuary, also known as AGES, located in Elkhart Lake, Wisconsin, does not have any...

Laura Connaway: Creating Her Own Path

BY EMILY DAILY/JUMP MEDIA As a life-long rider and fourth-generation equestrian, Laura Connaway always knew she wanted to center her livelihood around horses. But she also realized that a professional riding or traditional equine job...

Dr. Piper Klemm to Join Judging Panel for 2022 Kirkwood Show

The Duhon Management Group has selected Dr. Piper Klemm to join the judging panel for the 2022 Kirkwood Show at the National Equestrian Center in St. Louis, MO. The show will run from August...