Tuesday, November 19, 2019

Don’t Rush Into a Preliminary Hearing – It’s Almost Always a Bad Idea

BY LISA LAZARUS This article begins a series that will provide some “dos” and “don’ts” to keep in mind if you receive an FEI anti-doping violation Notification Letter. This month’s “don’t” is: don’t be tempted...

What to Know About Fireworks, Horses and Your Legal Rights

By Armand Leone of Leone Equestrian Law Q: My neighbors set off fireworks in their backyard (directly over my barn and pastures!) for two nights in a row. The...

Get Excited About the New Secretariat Memorial in Lexington

BY JESS CLAWSON Three of my very favorite things are horses, art, and history. When they combine into an astonishing tribute into one of the greatest horses who has ever lived,...

It’s Pride Month! What Does That Mean?

By Jess Clawson June means a lot of things in the horse world: Devon, Upperville, the end of the school year, the beginning of summer. For...

Balmoral Park – Already a “HIT”

BY INTERN ERICA O'NEIL Out of all of the many HITS Horse Shows, HITS Balmoral Park has proven to be a tremendous ‘hit’ this past summer. The initial shows at Balmoral Park have already attracted...

MediVet ACS is Helping Horses Overcome Inflammation to Be Their Best

BY MOLLY SORGE / JUMP MEDIA Lisa Thomas knows she has a remarkable partner in her horse Rhythm. She’s competed the Oldenburg gelding in the amateur-owner hunters, through training level eventing, and in hunter trials...

Ulcer Prevention for the Competitive Sport Horse With the Veterinarians of Palm Beach...

BY LINDSAY BROCK/JUMP MEDIA From show to show, week to week, horses are asked to perform their very best whether at a local schooling show or some of the...

More Than Sharing Pony Pictures: The Unintended Consequences of Social Media

BY K2 INTELLIGENCE As social media platforms and apps such as Twitter, WhatsApp, Facebook, Instagram, SnapChat, and YouTube become increasingly enmeshed in the fabric of our lives, the unintended consequences of their use cannot...

Eurequine: Sporthorse Stallions for Every Ring

BY EDITOR SISSY WICKES Edgar Schutte is a respected name in the world of Hanoverian breeding from the United States to the heart of Germany, the birthplace of the...

2015 Recap: The Devon Horse Show

May 2015 - Devon, PA - Photos by Piper Klemm  Ecole Lathrop's Banderas and Nicolas Haness in the High Performance Hunters Jus d'O and Brandon Gibson in the 2nd Year Green Hunters Peter Wylde...

Paternoster Returns to Competition and Wins the $7,500 Horseflight Open Welcome!‏

By Classic Company with Photos by Alison Hartwell Paternoster and Zonneglans had their winning comeback ride yesterday in the $7,500 Horseflight Open Welcome. Gemma Paternoster formerly of the United Kingdom and now Wellington, Florida had an...

Pin Oak Week Two Photo Gallery

PHOTOS © ANDREW RYBACK PHOTOGRAPHY Brought to you by Summit Joint Performance:  Summit Joint Performance helps your horse feel and perform their very...

Confessions of an Equine Risk Manager

BY BECCA HUNT Working in the personal insurance industry as a risk manager for decades has conditioned my eye to be keenly aware of circumstances that could threaten the...

12 Million Reasons to Follow @theplaidhorsemag on Instagram

We recently hit over 12 million likes at @theplaidhorsemag instagram! That's over 12 million hearts on all things pony, pizazz and plaid. Want to see what you've been missing? Our instagram is your go-to...

Co-Owning a Horse With Your Trainer: What You Should Know

BY LEONE EQUESTRIAN LAW Question: I have the opportunity co-purchase a horse with my trainer for later re-sale, and I’m excited about it! I’ll be able to ride and...

Rule Changes, Andy Kocher, Giveaways and More! – The Plaid Horse Weekly Pick Six

BY TPH MEDIA CHAIR ESTELLE KRAFT Each week, TPH Media Chair, Estelle Kraft, will be breaking down The Plaid Horse Pick Six -- a weekly wrap up of equine news, great deals, popular blog posts...

2017 USHJA Rule Change Debates

BY ALIX MORRISON As the annual meeting ramps up in San Antonio, and rule proposals are getting debated. Some of the hotly debated rules include: all of the rules pertaining to when and if safety...

Rule Changes and a New Outlook on Equestrian Sport in the Desert – Day...

By Elizabeth Evans | Photo: It’s A Haggerty’s My last day in the desert started once again with an early start, only this time I allowed myself a little bit of extra sleep due to...

Inside the Numbers: The Cost of Local Shows

What's that social rule, never talk about money? At The Plaid Horse we believe in having open discussions about the cost of horses and horse showing. It is both educational for young...

Trust the Breeder: Addressing the Issues American Sport Horse Breeders Face

By Kimmy Risser, member of USHJA Hunter Breeding Task Force, USEF National Hunter Committee, and USSHBA Board of Directors When I was recently asked by The Plaid Horse to...

Maryland Horse Shows Association Year End Champions

It's been a fantastic year of showing for patrons of the Maryland Horse Shows Association! Join us in congratulating the 2017 division champions. Great job riders for your hard work and success! Maryland Horse Shows...

Piper’s July Media Recommendations

For more great suggestions read Piper’s April Media Recommendations By TPH Publisher Piper Klemm Ph.D. This month is really about what it means to be human - the unmanufactured, the not for social media humanity. Here are...