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Every Little Breath You Take… Can Improve Your Riding

By Tonya Johnston, MA The most powerful skill you possess is something you have in common with your horse: breathing. Of course, you were both born knowing how to breathe. Most of the time you...

Impressive Results From an Inclusive Facility: Millennium Farm Offers Something For Everyone

BY BLOG EDITOR LAUREN MAULDIN When you walk through a horse show, you weave through a wide sampling of equestrians. Some are born into it, growing up on perfectly turned out, fancy ponies. Others have...

NYC Amenities Coming to Saugerties

Horse show exhibitors will get a taste of Manhattan luxury during their summer in the Hudson Valley From the magazine Life on the road as an equestrian means long days filled with hard work, quick meals,...

What They Say About Juniors is True

BY SUSAN GILSTRAP When we think about top AA horse shows or prestigious circuits, what are the thoughts that come to mind? Do we imagine a typical, rich junior rider who has tutors and is...

The Ultimate Pony Playlist: 5 Hours of Music About Horses

BY BLOG EDITOR LAUREN MAULDIN Does your drive to the barn suffer from a lack of equestrian tunes? Do you ever workout at the gym and think, "This beat just doesn't have enough pony in...

The Journey To My True Heart Horse

BY EMMY DOLIN When I was 13 years old, I thought I had found my heart horse. Little did I know, my real heart horse was waiting in my future. My family and I were at...

What I’ve Learned as a Horseless Adult Amateur

BY RENNIE DYBALL Ever see that meme on social media with a horse and rider in the show ring along with the text, “If you are riding a horse you have already won?” It took me...

10 Training Videos from Balmoral Farm

Want to learn from the best? Watch the videos below for expert advice and tips from Traci and Carleton Brooks, trainers and owners of Balmoral Farm. https://youtu.be/6jVCnqlVKBQ https://youtu.be/EgumuWjHm34 https://youtu.be/lFPFRGepI1E https://youtu.be/rZI8hlWw5Mk https://youtu.be/jzWlx_gYHmE https://youtu.be/CaZmmlAXHo0 https://youtu.be/xvUeIRtAJng https://youtu.be/hKcgWbTb1DA https://youtu.be/LIzmMYw2lY0 https://youtu.be/D45QifgXi88

Accomplished Stallion Pablito Leaves a Legacy Behind

BY VYLA CARTER In a heartfelt obituary, Edgar Schutte of Eurequine announced last week the passing of his beloved stallion, Pablito. Pablito was born in 1994 and died at the age of 24. At a young...

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...

I Never Thought I Would Hope For Snow…

BY ALLIE CARLSON My ideal weather is about 65-80. I am NOT really a cold weather, winter person. When my husband told me we were moving to Alaska, I was excited, but not exactly sure...

Rediscovering the Joy of Horses When Showing Isn’t Possible

BY LAUREN MAULDIN I am, by my own definition, a competitive person. Don't confuse my lack of talent or success in this sport for not caring. I deeply want to win. Always have. This fierce, inner...

What’s next?

Piper Klemm: A ForceLooking to the future of our industry By Sissy Wickes Coming home, I step into my kitchen, where I see Piper Klemm sitting at the counter rapidly typing on her computer. She is...

It Happens! Karli Postel, Lyman T. Whitehead, Patricia Griffith and Lainie Wimberly Share Riding...

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,...

Best Ways to “Get Back on The Horse” After an Injury

BY KAITLYN YOURKOSKI After an injury, it is hard to gain the strength to go do what you love. Especially (as many of us equestrians argue to non-horse people) when you are not fully in...

Daniel Stewart: Your Ego Is Not Your Amigo

BY DANIEL STEWART This month we’re going to begin a several month series about coping and defense mechanisms. It’s common for these two terms to be used interchangeably, but they’re actually quite different. Coping mechanisms...

Don’t Stop Dreaming When the World is on Pause

BY LAUREN MAULDIN I never thought I'd be living through a pandemic. None of us did. It certainly wasn't on our 2020 goals list or New Year's Resolutions. Now, most of us sit and wait...

How Covid-19 and Horses Made Me Closer to My Daughter

BY LISA HYNES I remember March vividly. They announced school was done for the year—the year! My teenager celebrated, while I had mixed emotions.  I still was required to work, so how would I ensure...

Lessons From The Barn that Necessity Built

BY PONYMOMAMMY There is the house that love built, and then, there is the barn that necessity built. I had no aspirations of having a boarding barn. In fact, if memory serves, I recall saying...

10 Phrases You Should Never Say at the Barn

BY PIPER KLEMM “It’s Not My Fault” It doesn’t matter whose fault it is. It’s probably just how the day is going. So many issues happen every single day with all the moving parts at the...

WIHS Equitation Final Winners

What does it take to win the prestigious Washington International Horse Show Equitation Final? Keep scrolling for more articles, videos, and podcasts featuring some of these talented riders and their mounts! 2023 Maddie Tosh -...

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...