Wednesday, April 21, 2021

Over 50 Horse Cookies & Cupcakes to Delight Any Equestrian

Fancy horse treats are all the rage these days with super creative equestrian bakers giving nothing but the best for their horse, but what about the humans? These amazing cookies, cupcakes and sweets will...

Itchy Dog? Springtime Supplements Can Help!

Spring is just around the corner, and like us, our canine best friends can also be affected by the health issues a change of season can bring. We do our best to give them...

The Eight Best Washing Machines for Your Barn

It's okay to admit it: We've all had that moment where, against our better judgment, we put a saddle pad in our home washing machine. It might be good for the saddle pad, but it...

Fair Hill: From America’s Aintree to America’s Newmarket

BY DOROTHY OURS AND BARBARA HECK Reprinted from the 2020 Bloodstock Notebook, published in the U.K. to coincide with the December Tattersall Sales Tucked in the beautiful rolling hills of the northeast corner of Maryland, the...

Stop the Sneeze With Springtime Supplements

As the weather warms up, many people start looking forward to spring. For allergy sufferers, though, it can signal a time of coughing, sneezing and just plain not feeling well. Some even deal with...

The Ultimate Travel Guide for HIPICO Santa Fe

BY KAYLA DIXON The city of Santa Fe is full of culture, history, and unique architecture. But to us equestrians, we know it as home to the HIPICO Santa Fe, the popular horse show venue...

Horse BnB: Putting Equestrian Accommodations on the Map

BY CATIE STASZAK Whoever said life with horses was glamorous never took their horse with them on a road trip. Laura Baker learned the realities of traveling with equines firsthand while shipping her horses across Canada...

The Fit Blanket: It’s Like a Comfy Pair of ‘Favorite Leggings’ for Your Horse

By By Nina Fedrizzi  Most days, I feel bad for my jeans. Once, they held a place of honor in my closet; a premier shelf where they could be neatly folded and grabbed at a...

Let Springtime Supplements Help Keep the Bugs Off!

There are many perks to spring. The weather warms up, the fields start to turn green and foals appear in pastures. One of the few downsides, however, are the bugs that return to harass...

Fine Art and Horses Collide at the 75th Anniversary of the Pin Oak Charity...

BY KRISTIN PITZER Overlooking the Main Arena at the Great Southwest Equestrian Center in Katy, Texas, is a large meeting space with windows that reach from nearly floor to ceiling. Looking into the room from...

DEI Community Conversations: US Equestrian Begins New Initiative with Four-Person Educational Panel

February is Black History Month, making for a particularly relevant debut for DEI Community Conversations, part of US Equestrian's Diversity Equity and Inclusion action plan announced last year. US Equestrian began DEI Community Conversations in...

Meet Noel: Madrone Ranch Stables’ Mascot and Cart-Pulling Celebrity

BY KRISTIN PITZER Walk along the aisleway at the Great Southwest Equestrian Center (GSWEC) in Katy, Texas, during the Great Southwest Winter Series, and you will find a stall setup unlike any other. Where many...

Dr. Barb Blasko and ShowMD: Bringing Rider Health Care Where the Horses Are

By Emily Randolph Inside the walls of a hospital, Barbara Blasko, M.D. can be found amidst the often fast-paced emergency room, where she’s worked as a board-certified emergency medicine physician for more than 20 years. Outside...

Making ‘Strides’ Toward a More Technological Equestrian Community: STRIDER

Technology does have a place in the equestrian industry, and Strider has set out to bring the industry forward—in a user friendly manner.

Behind the Brand: How One Outfit Sparked the For Horses Riding Collection

By Catie Staszak Media, Inc. When Andrea Piovan entered his first cutting competition in Italy, he found himself with an interesting dilemma: He couldn’t find anything that suited him to wear, so he asked his...

Use Springtime Supplements’ Bee Pollen to Improve the Health of You, Your Horses and...

We all realize how important bees are to the agricultural world, but did you know that bee-collected flower pollen also plays a significant role? Pollen contains a large concentration of living enzymes, which are...

Barn Dogs: Which Breeds Are Best?

By Nicole McCray Aside from your beloved horse, there’s nothing better than a good barn dog. He’s a source of protection, love, companionship, and support for you and your horse. Simply put, no horse barn...

Springtime Supplements Can Help Protect Your Horse’s Skin This Winter!

The beginning of the year can bring the coldest months, and with that chill often comes either dampness and mud, or dry, moisture-sucking air. Both can be damaging to the skin for horses, especially...

Are You Following These Equestrian TikToks?

BY KAYLA DIXON It had been another month of scrolling on the addictive video sharing app called Tiktok. The presence of equestrians on this app continues to grow.  I have rounded up another set of...

Horse and Human Trauma Survivors Help Each Other Heal

BY ANDREA LONDON Each year, the BLM conducts roundups to capture thousands of wild mustangs in the Midwest and Western United States. No matter what your thoughts are on the practice, it’s a hard experience...

More Repurposed Horseshoe Craft Ideas Than You’ll Ever Know What to Do With

Does your barn have a pile of old horse shoes? Have you kept a set from a special horse that's been sitting around? We joke that our horses get shoes more often than us,...

Dorothy Douglas Receives Style of Riding Award at World Equestrian Center – Ocala

BY CATIE STASZAK With three lucrative hunter derbies, highlighted by the $20,000 WEC Hunter Derby 3'6" - 3'9" under the lights in the Stadium arena, there are no shortage of award ceremonies on what has...