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Protected: What is the Best Way to Walk an Equitation Course?

In this new web series from The Plaid Horse, we’ve set out to get answers to commonly asked questions from industry professionals and judges. International show jumper, trainer and USEF “R” judge (and The...

Young Riders: Q & A Session

By Irene Elise Powlick             I sat down with three riders that will be competing at the North American Junior and Young Rider Championships (NAJYRC) taking place at the Colorado Horse Park in Parker, Colo. Q:...

Heritage Farm: Beyond the Ingate with Grace Sappington

By Catie Staszak for Heritage Farm 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...

Ask Andre: How Important is the Horse to Championship Success?

By Andre Dignelli As the last equitation championship of the year was pinned at the National Horse Show, the first thought that came to my mind was this: None of this is possible without the...

Just a Bump in the Road

By Mackenzie Shuman   My day started off like any normal IEA show morning. Got up at the crack of dawn to drive myself and four other IEA girls to the show to tack up the...

Dual Enrolled Selected to Second Film Festival

By Catie Staszak/Catie Staszak Media, Inc. Dual Enrolled, the short documentary on the demands and commitment required of equestrian student-athletes, has been officially selected to its second film festival. The 22nd Annual 15-Minutes of Fame Film...

West Coast Rider Wins High Point at East Coast College Preparatory Invitational

By Mackenzie Shuman / Photos of Jaden Olson taken at Summer in the Rockies 2016 and Colorado Spring Preview 2017 Jaden Olson stepped into the arena at the world-class Jim Brandon Equestrian Center in Palm...

Eight Riders Will Compete for Ronnie Mutch Equitation Championship at Devon

By Meghan Blackburn Photos by Irene Elise Powlick Equitation is front and center during Thursday and Friday of junior weekend at the Devon Horse Show. Young riders who qualified from across the nation took their turns...

Capital Challenge: A Look Inside the Storied First Stop on the Indoors Circuit

BY SABRINA BRASHARES/JUMP MEDIA Capital Challenge kicked off the Indoors season this year once again, bringing the best in the nation to Prince George’s Equestrian Center in Upper Marlboro, MD. The 29th edition of the horse...

It Happens! 2022 Indoors Edition

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,...

IEA Financial Aid: What is it? Who Gets it? How Can You Support it?

Edited Press Release Riding horses is a dream come true. For some of us, a little help may be needed in making that dream a reality. The IEA Benevolent Fund was established to provide a Financial Assistance Program for...

Ella Dalton: A love of Horses Brings Life-Long Learning

BY April Bilodeau Most junior riders competing at the top of the circuit have followed a specific plan: Start in the Pony Hunters, then move up to the 3’ to 3’3” classes, followed by the...

2023 IEA Nationals Wrap Up

BY Payton Medford The 21st annual Interscholastic Equestrian Association (IEA) Nationals came to a close this past Sunday, April 30th. The title holder of champion for the high school and middle school hunt seat...

Exhibitor Friendly: Promoting the Child/Adult Championships

BY ALIX MORRISON While just a C-rated division, the child and adult amateur hunters can be one of the most populated divisions at the horse show. Yet, with the lower height and smaller rating, they...

Top Junior Rider at Blenheim USHJA International Hunter Derby

Elli Yeager of Ingenium Farm was once again awarded the title of Top Junior Rider in the $15,000 USHJA International Hunter Derby at Blenheim Equisports Showpark Racing Festival. Yeager and Copperfield 39 received a...

One Big Family: Garrison Forest School’s Equestrian Institute

BY April Bilodeau From the magazine Original. Educational. Elevated. This is the Equestrian Institute (EI) program at Garrison Forest School in Owings Mills, MD. Founded in 1910, Garrison Forest is an all-girls, independent, private boarding and...

Updates from The Devon Horse Show and Country Fair

BY April Bilodeau The Devon Horse Show and Country Fair began on Thursday, May 25, 2023. The horse show kicked off with the junior equitation. Winners of some of the medals include: ASPCA MACLAY HORSEMANSHIP CLASS...

Publisher’s Note: Announcing Our Latest Invention — The American Equestrian School

PIPER KLEMM, PH.D As Program Director for American Equestrian School (AES)—a highly selective accelerated private school program for students passionate about the equestrian industry—I am pleased to announce that enrollment is open for Fall 2022...

Kat Fuqua Earns the Win as The Devon Grand Junior Hunter Champion

Edited Press Release May 27, 2023 Overall Small Jr Hunter Champion: Kat Fuqua & ConsentOverall Large Jr Hunter Champion: Paige Walkenbach & San Pedro 15Devon Grand Jr Hunter Champion: Kat Fuqua The juniors were riding alongside the...

Randi Heathman – The Equestrian College Advisor

How Randi Heathman Guides High School Equestrians on Their College Journeys BY Randi Heathman If you ask independent educational consultant Randi Heathman what she does, she’ll do her best impersonation of Liam Neeson and tell you...

The Laurel Springs Advantage

How a premier online private school empowers junior equestrians. BY April Bilodeau In the world of junior equestrian sports, balancing rigorous training schedules with academics is a true uphill battle. Whether it’s pulling your child out...

Thrown off Course: Social Media’s Influence on the Equestrian World

BY Piper Benjamin As an equestrian myself, I often worry about the impact of social media in our sport. When I was a junior, social media was just beginning, and there was little to...