Friday, September 18, 2020

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...

Documentary Review: Give Me Shelter

By TPH Intern Estelle Kraft I am not normally the person to choose to watch a documentary while browsing Netflix after a day at school, working or riding, but Give Me Shelter grabbed my attention....

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....

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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,...

Vote for Your Favorite horseCom Riding Star

By Danielle Henson More than 700 people have sent in applications, and horseCom is one step closer to finding their riding star! The up-and-coming equestrian tech company is getting ready to film a Kickstarter video...

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 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...