Laura Kraut: Talent and Timing – Part II

BY ANN JAMIESON Cedric Cedric immediately captured Laura's attention, yet she never dreamed he would go as far as he did. She picked the green seven-year-old out of a crowd of horses being shown for sale...

Armand Leone: Family Life

BY ANN JAMIESON An Extended Childhood Armand, Team Leone's senior brother, is the only one who didn't go into the horse business as a professional. It wasn't so much a choice, he says, but the fact...

A Bit of Star Power: Unforgettable Moments from the 2022 FEI World Cup Finals

PHOTOS by Bianca McCartyWORDS by Catie Staszak For the first time in three years, equestrian sports' most prestigious indoor championships returned to the fore with the Longines FEI Jumping World Cup™, FEI Dressage World Cup™,...

Miss Jessamy Rouson Obituary

Jessamy Rouson 10/6/55 - 12/22/21 Miss Jessamy Rouson, a remarkable horsewoman, loyal friend to countless people and animals, author, and inspiration to many, died suddenly in December at her home in Keswick, Va while recovering...

MMM Horseman’s Michael Meller: Bridging the Gap, Producing Champions

By Olivia Airhart The equestrian industry is constantly undergoing transformation as seasoned veterans of the sport pass the baton to the next generation of young and hungry athletes. As the industry evolves, new philosophies and...

American Bred: Drake Steals the Show in and Out of the Ring for Dalman...

By Tori Sheehan Through magnificent waves of thick black mane, Sandra Dalman looks at an oxer three strides out. Two symmetrical ears frame her view, both pointed forward, attention fixed on the fence in front...

5 Strides With Quatar

An “Interview” with the Show Jumper (via his rider, Jamie Taylor!) The 11-year-old Oldenburg gelding won the $50,000 CSI4*-W 1.45m Las Vegas National Winning Round Jumper Classic. 1. How do you feel when you step into...

Go Beyond the Ingate with Heritage Farm’s Eliza Kimball

By Catie Staszak/Catie Staszak Media In this behind-the-scenes series from Heritage Farm, we’re introducing you to the program’s horses and riders in a whole new way. Get to know our group beyond what you’ve seen...

Simplicity Breeds Success for David O’Brien and Leap Year Farm

By Catie Staszak/Catie Staszak Media, Inc. David O’Brien looked at the text message on his phone and contemplated how to respond. The potential client was inquiring about his warm-up techniques and how he walked the...

Jacqueline Ruyle Rides San Chano to Victory in $100,000 Galvin Agency Lone Star State...

Katy, Texas – Jacqueline Ruyle earned the biggest win of her career to date on Saturday, February 26, as she rode to victory in the $100,000 Galvin Agency Lone Star State Grand Prix at...

It Happens! Abby Blankenship, Erynn Ballard, Stacia Klein Madden and Melanie Smith Taylor

We all make mistakes. But horse people, as a group, aren’t always the best at handling them. So TPH reached out to some top riders to share their own show ring bloopers to prove,...

Laura Kraut: Talent and Timing

BY ANN JAMIESON In the Beginning Riding was what Laura Kraut's family did. Her mother Carol rode, so both Laura and her sister, Mary Elizabeth, began riding at an early age. The only one who didn't...

Jacqueline Ruyle Rules the $25,000 ReRide Tack Grand Prix at Texas Winter Series

By Emily Randolph/RandolphPR Katy, Texas – Jacqueline Ruyle claimed the top two spots in the $25,000 ReRide Tack Grand Prix with San Chano and Cyramo Z, respectively, on Thursday, February 24, at the Texas...

Taylor Land Leads the Way in $20,000 Welcome Stake at Texas Winter Series

By Emily Randolph/RandolphPR Katy, Texas – For the third time in a row, Taylor Land landed the top two spots at the Great Southwest Texas Winter Series. This time, Land kicked off the fourth and...

5 Strides With: Nanini Van D’Abelendreef

An “interview” with the show jumper (via her rider, Erynn Ballard!) Ilan Ferder and Esperanza Imports’ Belgian Warmblood mare—who goes by “Nina”at the barn—won the $50,000 Equiline Grand Prix at the ESP Holiday Finale with...

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...

How a Neglected, Broke Quarter Horse Turned Into a Young, Green OTTB Jumper

BY ALEXA ZANFARDINO A green horse and green rider isn’t the brightest idea, but I lived to tell this story. In 2017, I came across an advertisement for a horse that would be sent out to...

Want to Be Like Beezie? Follow the ‘Madden Method’

There's no question Beezie Madden is one of the sport's most revered figures. And a question she has undoubtedly been asked more than once is, What's your secret? She doesn't reveal them all—and there's a...

Peter Leone: A Lifelong Passion

by Ann Jamieson Jumpers George stepped Peter up to the jumpers with the Thoroughbred Catch the Win, a small bay gelding formerly ridden by Rodney Jenkins. "He was very brave. You could ride the biggest course...

It Happens! Sarah Duhon, Margie Engle, Vanessa Brown and Jen Ritucci

BY Rennie Dyball We all make mistakes. But horse people, as a group, aren’t always the best at handling them. So TPH reached out to some top riders to share their own show ring bloopers...

Mark Leone: The Luckiest Leone

BY ANN JAMIESON The Luckiest Leone "I was the luckiest Leone,"  says Mark. "I was the youngest of three. I learned from my brothers. I learned what they did well, what they didn't do well, and...

Catherine Tyree Named Overall Martha Jolicoeur Leading Lady Rider

Edited Press Release Wellington, FL – Catherine Tyree claimed the Overall Martha W. Jolicoeur Leading Lady Rider Award at the conclusion of the five-week Holiday Series held at the Palm Beach International Equestrian Center in...