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Get to Know HorseSense Learning Levels 

BY Sarah K. Susa “Lifelong equestrians know that riding is only one little part of horsemanship,” says Nikki Hall, co-founder and co-owner of HorseSense Learning Levels and author of the Big Book of Barn Lessons.  When...

How Students Can Apply Skills From The Ring To The Classroom

BY Stephanie Cole Executive function (EF) skills are the unsung heroes of success, both in the academic realm and in the equestrian arena. As an EF specialist, tenured educator, and lifelong avid equestrian, I've come...

Anonymous Trainer Poll: “What is one radical change that you believe would completely change...

BY Piper Klemm We polled 10 household named trainers anonymously…  “What is one radical change that you believe would completely change our industry for the better?”  “I wish we could give people the power to be part...

Trainer Shopping: A Mom’s Perspective

BY Jamie Sindell I’m not sure what’s been harder, raising five crazy kids or finding the right trainer for my daughter. My oldest, now fourteen, has been with several trainers. Finally, two years ago we...

Building a Program of Horses Who Make Great Partners

Erin Lane Sporthorse Sales & Westminster Sport Horse Sales BY Piper Klemm Blending values and experience, Erin Lane Sporthorse Sales and Renée Ruder’s Westminster Sport Horse Sales have built a program sourcing and training the horses...

Foot Soreness in Competition Horses: The Importance of Keeping Your Horse Comfortable Throughout the...

As the busy winter competition season gets underway, vets at Palm Beach Equine Clinic in Wellington, Florida, emphasize the importance of staying ahead of physical setbacks with preventative measures. Foot soreness, especially for jumpers,...

Can You Only Win at the Highest Levels by Doing Things the Rest of Our...

BY Piper Klemm Whatever your personal thoughts on this weekend’s social media fiasco, the problem is clear:  What a group of people knows (thinks?) it takes to win at the highest level of our sport is...

Publisher’s Note: Desperation is Poor Horsemanship

BY Piper Klemm When I talk to and interview people, I find so many in our community to be desperate. Desperate for different things—money, health, time, relationships, wins, sales, friends, clients, and more. Given the...

RAMM Fence & Stalls: Creating Safer Alternatives for Horses In and Out of the...

BY April Bilodeau Choosing the right fencing options for your farm can be one of the most important decisions an owner can make. RAMM Fencing and Stalls considers product education and safety for horses as...

Equestrian Gardens: Jess Jones Helps Barns Transform Their Horse Show Set-Ups To Feel Like...

BY April Bilodeau We all know the importance of a well turned out horse at the show ring. While a clean, prepared presentation is crucial to your confidence and success in the show ring, a...

Hoof Prints of Life

By Jenny Hoffmann, PhD I walked back to his stall after trying him and looked into his eyes. He had light brown eyes, not the more common darker color. I looked into his eyes...

What to Know Before You Import

An expert in importing, Allyson Coluccio provides her take on what to look out for before buying a horse from across the pond BY Allyson Coluccio I have been importing horses since the early 90’s. Well,...

It Happens! Phoebe Weseley, Ryder Richardson, and Leah Matanky

We all make mistakes. But horse people, as a group, aren’t always the best at handling them. So TPH reached out to some top riders to share their own show ring bloopers to prove,...

RecycleBalls Green Gold

This unique arena footing converts old tennis balls to top grade footing—helping the environment along the way. BY April Bilodeau What do you get when you combine tennis balls and equestrian sport? An innovative footing that...

Cascada: Water Smarter

How Cascada Equine is checking all the boxes with their automatic watering system for your horse BY April Bilodeau Hydration is one of THE most important elements in every horse’s daily activity. How we keep our...

Yep, I’m a Tire Kicker

BY Jamie Sindell I am a tire kicker. Though not necessarily in the way you might think.I’m a tire kicker because a “four figure “budget may be play money for some equestrians, but for me,...

The Plaid Horse Questionnaire with Nick Haness

Hunterbrook Farms • STATUS: Professional • Hometown: Temecula, California As a horseman, I am most proud of owning my farm and giving each horse the best home possible. • As a horseman, I would most like...

The Science to Support Cold Hosing

Our horses are not only our teammates, but our partners and friends. We want to make our horses comfortable as well as preserve their longevity so they can continue to be our teammates for...

The Horselux App: A Digital Equine Care Revolution

At its core, the Horselux App represents a digital innovation that promises to revolutionize equine care and management. It is more than just an application; it is the embodiment of the equestrian spirit, meticulously...

Tips for Amateurs on Buying Horses

BY Eliza Sydnor Dressage Before you go late night perusing on FB groups and surfing sale websites, get really clear with yourself on what you want/need. Schedule a time (and pay for a lesson) to...

PCHA Trophy Tidbits: Western Awards Details

This next edition of PCHA Trophy Tidbits encompasses all special awards in the Western discipline! We love featuring champions from across multiple disciplines, and we hope you’ll enjoy learning more about the story behind...

What You Need to Know Before Selling Your Farm

BY Melisa Klem from The Homestead Team If you are thinking about selling your farm, there are a few things that I tell EVERY client that make a huge difference. After all, serious equestrians often...