Saturday, February 29, 2020

It’s Time to Ban Smoking at Horse Shows

BY PUBLISHER PIPER KLEMM, PH.D. Standing in the bleachers by the pony ring at The Devon Horse Show this year, I got a waft of an unwanted, familiar smell – cigarette smoke. I looked up...

Skylar Wireman Shines in $10,000 National Derby at Showpark Racing Festival

BY ASSOCIATE GRACE SALMON Twelve-year-old Skylar Wireman has been involved in the sport ever since she can remember. “My mom is a trainer, so I pretty much grew up around horses and loved them from...

TPH Documentary Review: Harry & Snowman

BY INTERN VYLA CARTER In 1956, Harry deLeyer headed to an auction for horses that were about to be sent to slaughter. Only spending eighty dollars, he headed back home with a horse that would...

How will horses that competed at the Cheltenham Festival perform in the Grand National?

Cheltenham Festival 2018 was a huge success with thousands of fans keeping an eye on the festival and placing numerous bets on their favourite horse. The conclusion of the festival usually means that the...

Wrap Up the Best of the Week With The Plaid Horse Pick Six

BY 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 and...

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...

Celebrating Risk Taking with The Plaid Horse Pick Six

BY 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 and...

US Equestrian Lettering Program: Varsity Letters for Equestrian Sports

BY INTERN VYLA CARTER The US Equestrian Lettering Program was started by the United States Equestrian Federation to recognize and honor student athletes in grades five through twelve. This program allows junior high school and...

Breaking News! Instagram Wants You To See More HORSEY PICS!

BY TPH DIGITAL DIRECTOR AVERILL PESSIN If there is anything more irritating to equestrians than getting hay in their bras, it is the Instagram newsfeed algorithm. Excited to share the news of their latest blue ribbons,...

Advice, Tips and Everything You Need for Show Season: The Plaid Horse Pick Six

BY 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 and...

Size Inclusivity, Avoiding Comparison, Yellow Honies and More in The Plaid Horse Pick Six

BY 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 and...

Beat First Show Nerves, Know Drug Testing Protocols and Find Opportunities in The Plaid...

BY 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 and...

Current Procedures and Protocols for Drug Testing

As competitors, it's important to stay informed in regards to drug testing protocols within our sport. Today Julian McPeak, Director of Marketing & Communications for USEF, sits down to answer a few of our...

The Style Issue, Private Training with Daniel Bluman and More in the Pick Six

BY 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 and...

Charity Events, Reflections on Showing and our 2018 Talent Search – The Plaid Horse...

BY 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 and...

A Day at the Races for the IEHJA Banquet

BY BLOG EDITOR LAUREN MAULDIN In Southern California, most equestrians have their sights set on HITS Coachella. That large, fancy circuit thrives under the palm trees in Thermal, but you can find an entirely different...

2018 The Plaid Horse Intern and Ambassador Talent Search

BY AVERILL PESSIN Join the TPH team! We are officially launching our 2018 Intern and Ambassador search! This is YOUR opportunity to work with North America’s Premier horse show magazine!  Many TPH interns go on to...

Discussing Braids, Breeding and More in the Plaid Horse Pick Six

BY 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 and...

Valentines, Pony Moms and Barn Favorites in the Plaid Horse Pick Six

BY 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 and...

Stories of Personal Challenges and Exciting Opportunities: The Plaid Horse Pick Six

BY 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 and...

From Coachella to WEF: The Plaid Horse Pick Six

BY 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 and...

New Year, New Pick Six? Resolutions and #FitToRide – The Plaid Horse Pick Six

BY 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 and...