Two Women Take Center Stage in American Breeding

By Kara Pinato Scro/Jump Media Despite the popularity of European-bred warmbloods in the show ring, there is no denying that interest in American-bred horses has increased. We’re seeing new accolades being awarded to American horses...

American Bred: Meet the “Little Rocket” That is Henrietta

BY TORI SHEEHAN Soehnke Theymann takes pride in the journey of important things. He’s worked riding, training, and developing countless horses in his career. He knows that while the process is rewarding in and of...

RiverCross: A Breeding Program That Puts Horses First

By Tyler Bui As a young girl, Sally Harrington Philippo started out with a dream—to own her own horse. It took 37 years, but she has fulfilled that dream…and so much more. Today, Sally and...

Watch: Appaloosa Filly Takes Her First Steps in Namibia

The final foal of the 2021 breeding season at Joseph's Dream Appaloosa Stud was born Monday, Jan. 17 at 5:00 am local time at Sandwerf Farm Namibia (Africa). By Lefkos out of Noel (Hunters...

“He Just Takes Your Breath Away”: American Bred Mr. Manhattan

BY TORI SHEEHAN Ask what makes Mr. Manhattan spectacular, and the first answer is unanimous.  “Oh, his jumping. I mean, there’s no question about it,” says John Barker, Manhattan’s trainer. “Just a perfect hunter style.”  The German...

14 Pony Stallions to Consider for Your 2022 Breeding

Take a look at these stunning pony stallions that have been featured in The Plaid Horse Magazine in 2021. A variety of Welsh and Cob stallions are offered, each with extensive records that speak...

A Step Back in Time: Specialty Breed Divisions at the Upperville Colt & Horse...

WORDS and PHOTOS by Erin Gilmore A horse show comes with its own level of constant motion and slightly controlled chaos, but over the weekend at America’s oldest horse show, one arena was an oasis...

Why Are So Many American-Owned Young Horses Growing Up Abroad?

By Nina Fedrizzi Take 100, well-bred, well-raised young horses and line them up, side by side. One of them is probably destined to be a future champion in the hunter or jumper ring, but which...