Wednesday, April 24, 2019

National Sunshine Series I Hunter Round-up‏

By HITS THERMAL, CA (November 4, 2015): Excitement filled the air at National Sunshine Series I with anticipation for the $100,000 USHJA Hunter Derby debut on Saturday, November 7, as hunter riders continued to prepare...

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...

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...

USHJA Annual Meeting Day 3: Final Conclusions

BY ELIZABETH EVANS Fortunately Alix and I aren't completely crazy party animals, so waking up bright and early for our last day of the meeting was easily done. I have grown fond of our morning...

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

By Elizabeth Evans | Photo: It's A Haggerty's After a long drive out to the desert late last night, it was up early to make it to the Omni Hotel for registration this morning.  With...

Passing on Passion for the Nations Cup on Day 3 of GHM Horsemastership Training...

Story and photos by Erin Gilmore A morning of teachable moments held high value for both the participants and the many spectators on the third and final day of the 2016 GHM Horsemastership Training Sessions...

Fox Lea Farm Adds Winter Circuit

By Intern Dominique Gonzalez Fox Lea Farm has been known to have a stellar summer series year after year, and they have revamped their show schedule in 2016 by adding six weeks of horse shows...

Winning! Here’s Who Won the $1,000 Head to Toe Equestrian Giveaway!

Congratulations to our Grand Prize Winner Emily M!!!! She and her 10-year-old OTTB will be receiving all of the fabulous prizes listed below. Because Emily is an equestrian, like the rest of us, she...

Piper’s April Media Recommendations

Photo: from "Mozart in the Jungle," at TV show available on Amazon Prime   By TPH Publisher Piper Klemm Ph.D.   As a fan and huge consumer of media to keep me engaged while I'm working, traveling and during...

Being an Amateur at the Annual Meeting in San Antonio 2017

BY ALIX MORRISON I ride (and write!) like an amateur, but jumped at the chance to cover the USHJA Annual Meeting for The Plaid Horse. I wanted to see USHJA debate and make rules, watch...

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...

USHJA Meeting Day 2: Everything’s Bigger in Texas

BY ELIZABETH EVANS Brace yourself, day three was almost as big as the state itself Today was another early morning start. As Alix and I walked to the meeting, we discussed the hot button topics of...

Kaitlin Campbell and Rocky W Triumph in $25,000 Equiline Holiday I Grand Prix

Kaitlin Campbell and longtime mount Rocky W added another win to their extensive partnership, as the duo captured the $25,000 Equiline Holiday I Grand Prix on Sunday, December 13, at Palm Beach International Equestrian...

Looking Back on 2015

By Emma Marlowe When you ride on the circuit, and you’re a working student, everyone at the shows become your family. You depend on these people, need these people, and make friends for a lifetime....

Riders Announced for the USEF 2016 George H. Morris Horsemastership Training Session

The United States Equestrian Federation (USEF) is pleased to announce the riders for the 10th annual George H. Morris Horsemastership Training Session to be held at the Palm Beach International Equestrian Center in Wellington,...

HIGHLIGHTS OF THE 2016 OLYMPICS

By Sissy Wickes RIO RECAP: The United States was one of only two countries (with Germany)
to win medals in all three of the equestrian disciplines: dressage, show jumping, and eventing. We won Team Silver with...

Happy 70th Birthday PA National Horse Show ~ Contest Time!

By PA National Horse Show & Jennie Carleton for The Plaid Horse Happy Birthday Harrisburg! Don't miss your chance to win an Essex Classics Show Shirt, and show us some love here at The Plaid Horse Magazine....

USHJA Annual Meeting December 11th Recap

BY ELIZABETH EVANS My journey to the USHJA meeting started just before midnight on Sunday with a red eye to San Antonio from LAX. I arrived in the wee hours of the morning on Monday for the...