Thursday, November 14, 2019

Up and Coming Riders at Devon

By TPH Intern Izzy Feinstein As the Devon Horse Show approaches this year, some of the top equestrians in the country prepare to enter the Dixon Oval. While there are many old faces that return...

Dorrie Douglas Dashes to Devon

Above photo credit: Mareish Media By TPH Editor Sissy Wickes Dorrie Douglas, rider for Mike McCormick’s MTM Farm in Flower Mound, TX is packing her bags to head to Devon, Pennsylvania. Douglas will be competing S&L...

Courtney Calcagnini and Bowie Victorious in $30,000 International Derby at Pin Oak Charity Horse...

Photos and article by TPH Intern Katie Lenkart, As Courtney Calcagnini walked into the ring for the Handy round of the International Derby on the horse, Bowie, the pressure was on. She had won the...

What is The Hunter Derby?

By TPH Intern Caroline Gabus, Photos by Adam Hill The Plaid Horse is proud to sponsor a special award for the Top Scoring Junior Rider and the Top Handy Round Score at all the USHJA...

Catch Me Named 2016 USEF National Horse of the Year

By Izzy Feinstein | Photo by Olivia Schrager Catch Me, or more affectionately known as “Snoopy,” owned by Becky and David Gochman, was named 2016 USEF National Horse of the Year. Snoopy is a ten...

On Hunters and Horsemen

By Robin Greenwood Probably our biggest controversy in the Hunter Jumper world at this time is the use of drugs on horses. This is not a new problem. Drug rules and drug testing went into...

Coretz Charges On

Written by: Intern Mackenzie Shuman, Photos by: Amy Coretz From a very young age, Mindy Coretz, of Tulsa, Oklahoma, was begging her parents to let her ride a horse. They soon gave in to her persistence...

Serio Rocks International Hunter Derby at Palm Beach Series

Photo Copyright 2017 Susan Benson/Somerset SportArt By Heather Vaxer On Friday, January 6, Louise Serio rocked the $15,000 USHJA International Hunter Derby at The Ridge held in Wellington, Florida. She rode Jennifer Burger’s Rock Harbor to...

John Bragg and Early August Dominate Indoors

BY SISSY WICKES Athleticism, style, look and attitude are the attributes that every horseman looks for in a prospect. While it is difficult enough to assess these qualities while standing in front of a horse,...

Coretz Has More Than Just a Happy Hour

By Irene Elise Powlick | Photos by Izzy Feinstein After recovering from a broken back, Mindy Coretz showed Happy Hour in the 3’3” Amateur/Owner Hunters during the first week of the 2016 Winter Equestrian Festival, expecting...

Escalante Excels in Wasatch Summer Derby

By Irene Elise Powlick After a successful week in the Performance Hunters, Michael Knight and Escalante, owned by Maura Thatcher’s Pony Lane Farm, went on to win the final Hunter Derby of the season at...

Like I Said Says Yes to Handy Rounds at Devon

By Irene Elise Powlick / Photos By Jordan Cobb Derby day at the Devon Horse Show and Country Fair had plenty of high hopes in the air; but they weren’t unwarranted for the team behind Liza...

Devon Horse Show Must-Dos

By Irene Elise Powlick As a Devon first-timer, I quickly learned what everyone must do when visiting this historic horse show. Being such an old show, there are many traditions, and I discovered just a...

Judges Scott Hofstetter and Bill Talbert Answer The Questions You’ve Been Wondering About Hunters...

BY MACKENZIE SHUMAN This year at the Colorado Hunter Jumper Associations Medal Finals, I was able to sit down with the two judges at the end of the show and ask them a few questions...