Show Horses vs. Racehorses

Sports enthusiasts from all over come to watch horse shows and races alike. The audience for each is very different, just like the horses. Each have their very own unique set of skills. Many people...

The Supreme Court Deliberates over Sports Gambling

Across the world people are able to bet on sports from Horse Racing to Football to sports as obscure as Kabaddi from their couch. All you need to bet nowadays is the phone in...

New Strides in Equine Assisted Therapy for Veterans

BY JESS CLAWSON Those of us fortunate enough to spend time with horses know how much they can challenge us, as well as how healing that time spent can be. For people like me who...

Daniel Stewart’s Equestrian Athlete Camp, Part 1: Beyond Hips, Heels, and Hands

BY JESS CLAWSON Last week I found myself driving into the Adirondacks to the Olympic Training Center in Lake Placid, site of Daniel Stewart’s Equestrian Athlete Camp. With my...

PUT THE REINS ON HORSE SLAUGHTER

By Manda Kalimian This week, the House Appropriations Committee will take a key vote to determine whether or not the meat you eat could be a horse. Our nation’s current wild horse management programs and policies...

About Straight Bets in Horserace Betting

Keen on betting on ponies? Well, there are 2 basic bet types you can indulge in: straight bets and exotic bets. For anyone who is starting out with horserace betting, it is highly recommended...

Life in the Doghouse Showcases Inspiring Story of Relentless Dog Rescue Efforts

BY EMMA MILLER When Hurricane Katrina made catastrophic landfall in the United States’ Gulf Coast in August 2005, animal-lovers Danny Robertshaw and Ron Danta made the long drive from South Carolina to Louisiana to help...

Charities Among Us: Brooke USA

BY LAURA KRAUT, OLYMPIAN AND AMBASSADOR TO BROOKE USA Brooke USA’s mission is to significantly improve the welfare of working horses, donkeys and mules and the people they serve throughout Asia, Africa, the Middle East...

5 Things to Consider When Designing an Equestrian Building

By Steve Wright Design for equestrian buildings is not like building for chickens, pigs, or other farm animals. Since most equine operations are meant for pleasure riding or show riding, there are significant differences in space...

The Breeding Diaries: Prologue

By Meghan Blackburn Early fall of 2014, I was riding in the passenger seat, casually scrolling through Facebook when my finger’s upswept motion paused. My good friend, Chad Keenum, had posted that their program was hoping...

The Show Jumping Bucket List: The World’s Best Show Jumping Destinations

Above: Photo by Martinp It may come as no surprise that when we think of holidays here at The Plaid Horse, we think of horses and let’s be honest, you’re probably the same, right? But...

Side Saddle is Back!

Read more from TPH's 2017 Young Horse issue by CLICKING HERE! BY PRUE DRAPER OSBORN While side saddle was de rigueur for lady riders until just over a century ago, interest has waxed and waned for...

$50,000 Devon Arena Eventing Competition

BY INTERN LANIE WALKENBACH The stands were full Sunday evening for the $50,000 Devon Arena Eventing class held at The Devon Horse Show in Devon, PA. The class consisted of 28 riders, who each completed...

WORLD’S ELITE JUMPING AND DRESSAGE COMPETITORS: Coming to Omaha for 2017 FEI World Cup...

BY NICOLE GRAFF THE FEI WORLD CUPTM FINALS,
a thrilling annual indoor Championship competition for the world’s most
elite jumping and dressage horses, is returning to the U.S. in 2017 and for
the first time ever, will be...

Tips on Betting on Horse Racing

PRESS RELEASE Betting in-running on horse racing is serious business. Around 20-30% of total turnover on racing is performed in running. That means that on a race turning over a total of £500k at least £100k...

Top Apps every rider must have!

By Equo Smartphones simplify transportation and daily activities. A simple call or text message can connect horses with rides and update someone in the barn area as to what is taking place in an arena....

Where will you ride this summer?

Expand Your Equestrian Education & Experience New Cultures in Argentina or Mongolia Do you need a break from horse showing? Consider going to Argentina or Mongolia! If you are high school age, the perfect summer...

Thinking of Buying a Franchise? Prepare Yourself Before Buying One

Above: Photo by TPH Intern Erica O'Neil Buying a franchise is a great way to start your journey on the business path. Since you join hands with a reputed brand which is already well-known and...