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Jill Abrams Tutoring Inc. Keeps Horse Show Kids on Track

BY TPH Staff Showing in Wellington for the winter is a dream for so many young (and not so young) riders. Parents of those lucky equestrians that get to go have to make many arrangements...

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...

What to Eat: The Devon Horse Show (Are You Team Lemon Sticks or Tea...

By Tatum Mitchell Horse show cuisine is an experience like no other. As most horse people know, every show grounds has trademark foods that are a must. Throughout the wonderland that is The Devon...

The Love of her Lifetime

Amateur Felisa Read finds her perfect match with an unlikely partner By Christina Keim In the dark, damp, early morning hours of June 11, 2022, 34 endurance competitors were busily making final preparations for the American...

The Equestrians of Color Photography Project: Meet Kyle Bumgarner, Kelsey Graven Sauza and Taylor...

The Plaid Horse is proud to introduce some of the photo project’s featured equestrians to our readers in each issue. In 2020, a group of photographers came together to create the Equestrians of Color Photography...

10 Travel Tips for Equestrians

BY PUBLISHER PIPER KLEMM As someone who rarely spends a Friday or Saturday night in their own bed, traveling is a loved activity right up until… well, we all know what that point feels like. Here are 10...

‘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...

Book Excerpt: Milo’s Eyes

By Lissa BachnerReprinted with the permission of Behler Publications Now, while others were toasting the New Year, we were in a barn in our down parkas and warm boots, waiting for two horses from Germany....

Sydney Collier: Training, Studying, Motivating

She won the 2022 Reserve Champion title at the 2022 National Para Dressage Championships, was named the 2021 First Traveling Reserve for the Tokyo Paralympic Games, earned the 2020 Reserve Champion title at the...

Daniel Stewart’s Equestrian Athlete Camp Part 2: Outgrouping, The Threat Response, and the Danger...

BY TPH TEAM This is part two of my recap of the Daniel Stewart Equestrian Athlete Camp. Click here to read the first post. I knew that once the workouts started at the Daniel Stewart Equestrian...

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...

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...

A Look Into the Splendors of The Dublin Horse Show

BY HORSE SPORT DESTINATIONS In early August, just outside the historic city of Dublin, Ireland is the Stena Line Dublin Horse Show. But this isn’t just any horse show. Along with the Longines FEI Jumping...

Losing One of the Herd

BY LYNNE SCHMIDT All I knew as I entered my last two semesters of graduate school was that I wanted to work with animals. As my advisor and I sat down to look at the...

Dr. Barry Miller Hosts Webinar Following Release of VT Helmet Lab Ratings

Barry Miller, Director of Outreach for the Virginia Tech Helmet Lab, hosted a webinar via YouTube Monday to answer questions about the recently released Equestrian Helmet Ratings. The Virginia Tech Helmet Lab, which has already...

Are Negative Core Beliefs Holding Your Riding Back?

BY LAUREN MAULDIN Core beliefs aren’t about religion, though I imagine most of us have cantered to a single oxer in a “Jesus take the wheel” situation at least once. I’d be lying if this...

Blenheim EquiSports Commissions Economic Impact Study of Rancho Mission Viejo Riding Park

The Rancho Mission Viejo Riding Park—also known simply as, the "Riding Park” is the home of Blenheim EquiSports in San Juan Capistrano, CA. The venue hosted approximately 7,500 horses at 16 week-long events in...

Tarzan Swings Ella Hoffman into Inaugural Special Olympics NY Summer Series Championship at Saratoga WIB...

By L.A. Sokolowski Stillwater, NY (July 18, 2022) “I won my first championship and…on my first polo pony!” exclaimed Ella Hoffman of Loudonville, NY, earning the inaugural Special Olympics New York (SONY) Summer Series championship under...

Unconditional

By Craig Kenworthy Custody fights are nothing new to me. In my normal role as a Court Appointed Special Advocate (CASA), I speak up for children caught up in the court system. What is new...

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...

The Answer to Your Undergarment Needs: Eques Pante

By Tyler Bui Jessica Andrews decided to take matters into her own hands after years of struggling with athletic undergarments. In 2021, she established Eques Pante, offering equestrian performance underwear. Complete with revolutionary materials, cut,...

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...