Celebrating the Round: The Lexington International CSI 2*

BY VYLA CARTER The Split Rock Jumping Tour gave riders and horses alike plenty to celebrate this past week at Split Rock Farm in Lexington, Kentucky. The show, known for its extra large ribbons and...

Who Jumped It Best? Le Saut Hermès

BY ERIN GILMORE The final fence in a jumpoff is always an interesting obstacle to examine. The higher the stakes in the class, the more dramatic that fence becomes, as riders...

Who Jumped It Best? Kentucky Invitational CSI 3*

PHOTOS © VISPERIA PRODUCTIONS The 1.60m Kentucky Invitational CSI 3* meant that there was a lot more action this weekend in Lexington aside from the Land Rover Three-Day Event....

Heartland Farm’s Southern Pride

PHOTO: Southern Pride certainly feels no need to be showing his age anytime soon By Intern Mackenzie Shuman Southern Pride is a ‘one-of-a-kind’ horse. His jumping style makes him a crowd favorite and his canter awes any...

Throwback Thursday: 1960’s Hunter/Jumpers

How much has our sport changed in the last 50 plus years? Is a good horse in 1960 the same as a good horse today? It's interesting to track the evolution of...

Michael Matz: Success Through Decades

Above photo: MATZ ON RHUM, 1996 OLYMPICS CLICK HERE to read more from the TPH April 2017 issue! BY PRUE DRAPER OSBORN & TPH EDITOR SISSY WICKES WHAT A DIFFERENCE A DECADE MAKES. Michael Matz, reluctant hero of...

Gold: Will Simpson Rides On

Gold. BY TIMOTHY WICKES “So, I finish my warm-up and all of a sudden, George and McLain coming running up and say, ‘All you gotta do is jump clean and we got the gold!’” Just another...

Ringside Photos: Jumping Through Week I of HITS Coachella

PHOTOS BY IRENE ELISE POWLICK It's that time of year again; winter circuits are in full swing where riders from all over the country have flocked to warmer climates in pursuit of ribbons,...

$40,000 Grand Prix de Santa Fe: Chenoa McElvain Buckled Down

Anticipation for the pinnacle event of the Santa Fe Summer Series was present in every corner of the property – between Owner and MC Brian Gonzales' walk through of the $40,000 Grand Prix de...

It’s Not as Easy as It Sounds

By TPH Editor Sissy Wickes They are the voices in our head, the sound track of our horse show lives, the narrators of the day. Every horse show grounds has one thing in common: the...

No Car and in D.C.? No Problem. The Washington International Horse Show is right...

Above: The Capital One Arena, Tuesday, October 24. Photo by Emily Hayes. By Emily Hayes Horse farms are in abundance in my home state of Connecticut, from backyard, makeshift stalls to large indoor arenas with heated viewing areas. When...

Steinkraus Rides On.

BY TIM WICKES The Eagles whip the Patriots, win the Super Bowl, and for their glory they are presented with the Lombardi Trophy. My 24 year old son says, “Who the hell is Lombardi?” Vince...

Kyle King Wraps Up a Successful Season

BY VYLA CARTER Ever since a young age, Kyle King has proclaimed himself a professional rider. “From the age of about ten or eleven on I pretty much worked as a professional rider,” King explained....

How They Win at the Adequan®/FEI North American Youth Championships

The dressage and show jumping Adequan®/FEI North American Youth Championships (NAYC), presented by Gotham North, give young riders a unique opportunity to experience team competition in a championship format. Teams and individual riders from...

Throwback to Gold: Will Simpson Rides On

Gold. BY TIMOTHY WICKES “So, I finish my warm-up and all of a sudden, George and McLain coming running up and say, ‘All you gotta do...

Support Each Other: The Lesson of Brazilian Sportsmanship at the Pan Am Games

BY ERIN GILMORE The winners are always the happiest bunch at a show. At a championship, they are even easier to find. Here in Lima, Peru at the Pan...

A Prix-cisely Grand Weekend at Del Mar

BY INTERN CARLY PHOON On May 4th and 5th, the Del Mar Grandstand Arena was the place to be! The $25,000 Surfside Grand Prix (presented by The Competitive Equestrian) took place on Friday, May 4th. This...

Young Trainer Spotlight: Katie Cooper and Caves Farm Take World Equestrian Center by Storm

Above Photo: Color Up and Lauren Watts were Champion in the 3'6" Juniors at the World Equestrian Center and won the combined Junior Hunter Classic with scores of 86 and 88! By TPH Editor Sissy Wickes Caves...