Sunday, July 12, 2020

FIONA THE HIPPO

Read more from the 2017 Young Horse Issue by CLICKING HERE! By TPH Digital Media Director Stephanie Roloff It’s good to have idols to look up to, to inspire us, and motivate us to dream bigger....

Compton Jr. Posse: Changing the Course of Kids’ Lives

Read more from our 2017 Young Horse issue by CLICKING HERE!  Story and photos by Irene Powlick  In 2005, Nathan Allan Williams-Bonner watched the indomitable Will Simpson win a Grand Prix. Mesmerized by the experience, Nathan...

Epona Exchange Marketing Guide

*This article was sponsored by Epona Exchange. Epona Exchange offers a beautiful, simple solution for buying and selling horses. For Sale – For Lease – At Stud…list your horse today! You've made your Epona Exchange listing...

An Open Letter to Our Non-Equestrian Friends

Photo: Jennifer Wile Rubin By Averill Pessin My teammate is needy "You're always busy. You're always with your horse. Other people have sports and still have a social life." Shout-out to the friends and family who understand the...

2017 Summer Horse Shows Preview

By Intern Vyla Carter   With the start of the Devon Horse Show, the summer shows are fast approaching. Here’s a glimpse into some of the most popular summer show series of the 2017 season:   The Colorado...

Q&A: Being Successful in School and in Riding

By Intern Katie Lenkart   Every young rider knows the struggle of keeping up with school while being at a horse show. There are so many distractions; your friends, your horses, and of course the ever...

How Much Do You Listen to the Announcer?

By Mackenzie Shuman   Every horse show requires an announcer to tell the spectators what is going on in the arena. Whether or not these announcers are just white noise in the background or make a...

Live Oak International CDE

CLICK HERE to read more from the April 2017 Equine Business issue.  BY KRISTI HOPP • PHOTOS BY SCOTT TREES • WWW.TREESMEDIA.COM A popular equine venue, Ocala, Florida is the host to many world-class horse events....

The Power of Presence

By Mackenzie Shuman Imagine this: you are walking in on your horse into a big equitation flat class with tough competition. Your stomach is turning with anxiety, dread, and doubt. You pick up the trot...

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....

Six Tips to Get The Most Out of your Epona Exchange Listing

*This article was sponsored by Epona Exchange. Epona Exchange offers a beautiful, simple solution for buying and selling horses. For Sale - For Lease - At Stud...list your horse today! For advice on how to get...

Rep the Magazine That Reps the Horse Shows!

By Averill Pessin The Plaid Horse Magazine is excited to announce that our brand ambassador program is getting a glow-up and we are launching our very first TPH Brand Ambassador TALENT SEARCH! Now is the opportunity for...

Six Instagram Accounts You SHOULD Be Following

By TPH Digital Media Director Stephanie Roloff Pictures can motivate us, make us laugh, start new fashion trends, keep us aware of the world around us, teach us about new products, or make us daydream about...

TPH Interns Thank Their Mothers

No one understands your triumphs or losses or hard work better than your mother who has stood by you through it all. Read below as The Plaid Horse interns step back to remember the...

10 Mother’s Day Gift Ideas

By TPH Intern Estelle Kraft Mother’s Day is approaching faster than you think so here 10 great gift ideas for your mom that can last her all horse show day long! Here at TPH we...

Show Moms Are the Best Moms

PHOTO: After a great week at The National Western Stock Show, Julie Hanson and her daughter take a picture with their champion ribbons from the week. By TPH Intern Mackenzie Shuman You did it, you won that...

Mother’s Day

PHOTO: Piper with her mom Robin and baby Eagle at The Devon Horse Show By TPH Publisher Piper Klemm, Ph.D. I have a confession to make. I can sometimes be a bad sport. It happens a few times...

Last week I spoke at the UN

By Sissy Wickes Last week, I spoke at the UN… Even now, with the clarity of hindsight, I find those words hard to comprehend. And, I was there. Last week, on Friday, I spoke at the...

Get to know Sissy Wickes

Age: 58 Education: BA from Princeton University in English Status: Married to Tim Wickes Family: Four children, Patrick Manahan, Hugh Manahan, Baylor Wickes, Sam Wickes Residence: Unionville, PA and Wellington, FL   What is your equestrian background? I grew up riding...

Education of an A Show Mom

By Sonja Boorman Recently my daughter and her pony had an exciting A show experience, which got me thinking about what a tumultuous couple of months it has been learning the A show ropes, and how...

Be the Voice: The Horse Owner’s Responsibility of Advocacy

By Nilani Trent Recently, Bill Schaub wrote a post on Facebook about the overuse of show horses, specifically calling out against competing excessive weeks in a row.  I followed up on this topic the next day...

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

Photo: USHJA HORSEMANSHIP QUIZ CHALLENGE NATIONAL FINALS AT LAKE ERIE COLLEGE (PAINESVILLE, OH) IN NOVEMBER. LEFT TO RIGHT: CRICKET STONE, USHJA HQC AD HOC COMMITTEE CHAIR; PIPER KLEMM, TPHPUBLISHER; ALIX MORRISON, 2016 OVERALL GOLD...