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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 Peter stepped 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 any...

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...

McLain Ward: Olympic Athlete and Businessman

BY Devyn Trethewey Hollowbrook Wealth Management Company hosted an exclusive online event with five-time Olympic equestrian show jumper, McLain Ward, to shed light on the importance of good business practices to succeed in the sport. Philip...

Questions to Ask Yourself if You’re Afraid of Jumping

BY LAUREN MAULDIN I've been thinking a lot about fear lately. For much of my equestrian career, I've been afraid of jumping. Afraid of the horse stopping. Afraid of missing my distance and crashing through...

Five Times Gazelle Made Team USA Proud

The 2020 International Horse of the Year, Kent Farrington and Robin Parsky's Gazelle has truly made winning a habit over the course of the last eight years, and at 15 years old, this mare...

Rolex Grand Slam: Monday Clear Round with Scott Brash

Edited Press Release In "Monday Clear Round" from the Rolex Grand Slam, some of the best known show jumpers answer a series of quick-fire questions to find out what makes them tick—but from their homes! This...

Five Strides With: Elite Girl

An “interview” with the show jumper (via her rider, Sandra Dalman!) The Oldenburg mare was Reserve Champion 7-Year-Old at the USHJA Young Jumper Championship and earned top ribbons at GLEF 1. What do you love most...

By the Numbers: Best Represented Sires at the Olympic Games

Hippomundo was curious to study the pedigrees of the showjumping horses and found that the 12 stallions that had more than one offspring at the Olympic Games were all in the top 20 of the...

Harrie Smolders: The Most Consistent GCT Grand Prix Rider

By Kim Falkena The Longines Global Champions Tour (GCT) sets the stage for the world's best riders. Besides the team competition (Global Champions League), there is also the individual competition. This year, 15 GCT competitions...

By the Numbers: Comparing Nations Based on Show Jumping Prize Money Won

By Judith Warner Which nation has the most successful showjumping riders, and what are the differences between the various countries? The USA currently has the most successful riders representing their star-spangled banner in international competition. Although they...

Bertram Allen’s Casiano Sold to Chandler Meadows and Lauren Hough

The 7-year-old talent Casiano (Casino Berlin—Riana, by Iroko), most recently campaigned with success by Ireland's Bertram Allen, is now facing a future with Chandler Meadows and Olympic veteran Lauren Hough in the United States. Casiano...

Amateur Rider Spotlight: Alexandra Bidwell Balances School with Grand Prix Show Jumping

By Brooke Goddard Amateur rider Alexandra Bidwell is hitting her stride in the grand prix ring and becoming a fixture on the West Coast show jumping circuit.  “My mom rode with Hap Hansen for years and...

5 Strides with Blaze of Glory II

An “interview” with the show jumper (via his rider, Hanley Morrison!) The 14-year-old gelding, who goes by Blaze at the barn, recently finished fifth in a $50,000 HITS Grand Prix, among other top Grand Prix...

Judy Richter: Then and Now

BY ANN JAMIESON The Beginning Judy Richter's parents literally met on horseback. Philip Hofmann and Mary Kain were frequent guests at the Saddle & Sirloin in Kansas City, Missouri, "where the fast young crowd would go,"...