Wild No More: How An Ex-Offender Tamed My Donkey and Taught Me About Humanity

BY ANDREA LONDON I met Thomas four years ago when he was in South Carolina visiting his ailing mother and sister. He had come to town to spend several weeks with them, but knew that...

Don’t Tough It Out When it Comes to Listening to Your Body

BY SARAH WARD-RUPP I’m an ex-professional equestrian, but not because I didn’t have the heart or didn’t love the job. Because I have something called Cauda Equina Syndrome. It’s a rare disorder where something, in...

A Spectacular Lowcountry Hunt Weekend

BY ALLISON MALENFANT I was introduced to foxhunting for the first time in the summer of 2021. As a fan of hunter paces, it was something I was keen to try, but I didn’t know...

What I’m Listening To Fuel My Riding Confidence

BY GAIL REZENDES Like many adult amateur riders who either returned to riding after a long absence or starting riding in middle age or later, my confidence in the saddle needed some attention. I decided...

Why Your Horse is Almost Certainly Lacking Omega 3 Fats

Today's domesticated horses are very different than the few that remain truly wild. The way we keep sport and performance horses today limits their access to pasture, which would normally be their source of Omegas. Most...

Journey to the Mongol Derby: The Longest and Toughest Horse Race in the World

BY BIANCA FARMAS-GRIFFITH Part One: Mongolian Horses & Mongol Derby 101  In Fall 2018 and on the cusp of turning 30, I woke up one day with an intense desire and determination to participate in a...

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...

Give the Immune System a Boost with Springtime Supplements

Winter is in full swing, and with it comes the peak of flu season. Add the risk of contracting Covid-19 on top of that, and it’s no surprise our immune systems could stand some...

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

BY TPH TEAM 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 fingers clenched on the steering wheel...

Whitethorne LLC: How This Women-Led Business Is Creating Opportunities for Others   

By Tyler Bui In this sport, education and opportunity are invaluable—and Whitethorne LLC strives to contribute their share of each for the industry.  Led by Georgy Maskrey-Segesman, Whitethorne LLC develops top Grand Prix and jumper mounts,...

‘ParaGold’ Documentary to Follow Paralympic Equestrian Athletes on the Road to Tokyo

Ron Davis is hard at work on his next project. The director of Harry and the Snowman and Life in the Doghouse, Davis has announced his next film will be a documentary on Para...

Timing and Options for Meals and Snacks During Competition and Training

BY FAITH ALICEA We make sure our horses’ have a well-balanced diet with all the nutrients they need, but what about ourselves? Registered dietician, Laura Hall, offers her insight on how to fuel our bodies.   As...

How Can Antioxidants Prevent Disease?

When it comes to our health and the health of our four-legged friends, words like “cancer” and “heart disease” are scary. A little help removing damaging free radicals never hurts, and that’s where antioxidants...

Visible Homes: Breaking New Grounds in Real Estate

BY TPH Staff Owning a horse farm is a lifestyle, whether it houses just a few companion horses or dozens of elite equine athletes. For many people, that lifestyle is a dream, but Nichole McCaig...

Emergency Colic Care to the Rescue

BY LINDSAY BROCK/JUMP MEDIA One of the most dreaded words in horse care is “colic.” Fear of colic is often in the back of any horse owner’s mind, but Palm Beach Equine Clinic’s emergency colic...

Tips From the Top: “Stay Calm” is the Bottom Line for Denise Moriarty, Kent...

Edited Press Release As the long-time groom for US Olympic show jumper Kent Farrington, Denise Moriarty has been thriving at the highest level of the sport for several years. The tips and tricks she’s learned,...

Let’s Train People for Careers in Our Sport

By Kristin Pitzer Let’s face it. In the horse industry, it’s typically the people in the spotlight — the trainers, the breeders and the owners — who get the applause and credit at the end...

Shame, Vulnerability, and Body Positivity: Words to Live By

Shame is the most powerful master emotion. It’s the fear that we’re not good enough. – Brené Brown, PhD, LMSW Isn’t it sad to think that there was a day you woke up for the last time feeling...

Kyniska of Sparta: The Olympic Equestrian Hero You’ve Never Heard Of

BY NOA LEIBSON These days the Olympics look far different from how they began thousands of years ago. But how beloved they are hasn’t changed. Countries from around the world meet to compete and pursue...

Getting Medical Help When Hospital Costs are High

BY FAITH ALICEA Sitting scrolling through Facebook two weeks ago, a post appears about a fellow equestrian that has been diagnosed with stage three lung cancer. My heart sinks. As I kept reading, I discovered...

You Can’t Hide from a Horse – Understanding Equine Assisted Therapy

BY LESLIE MOLINARI Equine Assisted Therapy is an established therapeutic program, but is still new to some people. Recently, I was privileged to witness a session at Blue Bell Equine Assisted Therapy in Blue Bell,...

Wordley Martin: How to Build the Perfect Arena for Your Horses and Riders

By Amanda Picciotto Feitosa / Jump Media There are a number of factors to think about when building a new riding arena. Like many aspects of the equine industry, a new arena can be costly,...