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Equestrian Gardens: Jess Jones Helps Barns Transform Their Horse Show Set-Ups To Feel Like...

BY April Bilodeau We all know the importance of a well turned out horse at the show ring. While a clean, prepared presentation is crucial to your confidence and success in the show ring, a...

10 Mindset Tips to Help Us Through When Life Gets Hard

BY Lilli Biedermann Life is hard. This is normal. Waiting for life to get easier isn’t always an option and even if it is, you’ll miss getting to the top when others get the hard...

Meet the Chair of the New Young Professionals of JustWorld Committee

BY Brianne Link After a birthday party pony ride at 4 years old, I fell in love with the equestrian sport. I’m established in the show jumping ring, where I compete in levels up to...

Lauren O’Connor: Surviving Years of #MeToo Turmoil and Healing Through Horses

BY Catie Kovelman On a bright Sunday morning, Lauren O’Connor grins as she approaches her first jump of the day. She and her horse, Vega, meet a small cavaletti on an odd angle. Good-humored by...

Obituary: Remembering William “Billy” Barr

BY Ariane Stiegler The equestrian industry lost a great horseman, trainer, and rider on January 1, 2024. William A. Barr, or “Billy” as most of us knew him, had an eye to pick some of the...

Equine Elixirs: You Can Lead A Horse To Water … And Now, You Can...

We all know water is essential for life. But do you know the many ways in which water impacts your horse on a daily basis? Water forms a layer along the length of the...

New Discussions on Mitigating Concussions

BY Dr. Barbara Blasko, ShowMD CEO and Emergency Medicine Physician A study released by the Journal of Neurological Focus found that horseback riding caused the most traumatic brain injuries out of any sport—and they account...

St. Andrews University – Fusing Passion and Business: An Innovative MBA in Equine Entrepreneurship

Imagine turning your passion for horses into a thriving business. For equine enthusiasts dreaming of a career in the equestrian industry, St. Andrews University in Laurinburg, NC, illuminates the path to success with its...

BarnTalk – Monitor Your Environment

BarnTools’ wireless system BarnTalk is making monitoring the barn’s environment 24/7 possible for every owner By April Bilodeau The safety of the horse is the number one priority for every horse owner. In 2021, Michael Hansen...

Publisher’s Note: Desperation is Poor Horsemanship

BY Piper Klemm When I talk to and interview people, I find so many in our community to be desperate. Desperate for different things—money, health, time, relationships, wins, sales, friends, clients, and more. Given the...

“You Can Always Be a Horse Person”

Writer Meg Vondriska contemplates quitting, loss, and community BY Meg Vondriska I’m a writer whose name you might recognize from posts like, “Advice on how to stop your horse from bolting?” and “Why can’t I stop...

Do Horses & Humans See Eye to Eye?

Learning about how your horse sees can improve performance and communication BY Elle Gibbs As humans, we have developed the habit of assuming our horse’s sensory processes are just like our own. Although this may seem...

PBEC Success Story: Treating All of the Factors

BY Amanda Picciotto Feitosa / Jump Media Horses can injure themselves when you least expect it – sometimes even when they are not being exercised. That was the case for amateur rider Kelly Berry, who...