Miracles at the Base of Mini Mountain: Healing and Love at the So Cal...

BY DIXIE AYALA 2018 Equestrian Voices Distinguished Entry We share the same name, this pony and me. She was rescued from starvation and brought to...

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...

A Beginner’s Guide To A Day At The Races

Want to experience the excitement and glamour of a day at the races? Then get dressed up and head to one of America’s top race tracks to experience one of the world’s most thrilling...

Global Races that Compare to the Grand National

Above: Le beau monde a Longchamp, Prix de l’Arc. Photo by Jack Torcello. When the Cheltenham Festival is over, horse racing fans across the world start to look towards the Grand National. Held on the historic Aintree...

Visible Homes: Breaking New Grounds in Real Estate

BY JESS CLAWSON 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...

Jumping in Jockey Stirrups: Steeplechase 101

BY RENNIE DYBALL For most of us in the horse show world, the idea of guiding a galloping horse around at 35 miles an hour with your stirrups hiked up is a foreign, daunting concept....

7 Fun Activities for Your Barn Barbeque This Summer

BY INTERN KAITLYN YOURKOSKI In the midst of show season, we often spend a lot of times with our barn family and friends. As the nights get longer, it is the perfect opportunity for a...

Charities Among Us: Boots for Troops

SUPPORTED BY SHANE GEORGE, TRAINER & JUDGE • WRITTEN BY LINDSEY GEORGE ROGERS, CO-FOUNDER OF BOOTS FOR TROOPS My husband, Jimmy Rogers, came up with the idea for Boots For Troops while deployed on the USS...

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...

Literally Endless: Turning Away from the Grind and Remembering to Dream

BY PIPER KLEMM Dealing with the countless types of notifications we’re presented with these days is kind of like swiping gnats away from your face on a humid night...

Great Fun Comes with Small Horses: The WIHS Shetland Pony Steeplechase at Devon 2019

BY EMILY MCNEILL Although most equestrians are familiar with a Steeplechase race, not many have had the opportunity to watch one—especially ten times smaller!

Legal US Online Horse Racing Bets

Are online horse racing bets legal in the US? Find out about horse racing laws in America and legal wagering in this guide. Want to know whether betting on online horse racing is legal in...

The Fail-Proof Way to Sell Your Horse: Tips from Epona Exchange

By Averill Pessin You have an equine superstar in your stable that is for sale.  But you’re not getting the response you want, posting on Facebook. Your ads get rejected or you get lowball offers...

$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...

How Do We Save the Wild Horses?

BY JOSY O'DONNEL Horses are fascinating animals, both incredibly resilient and frighteningly delicate. Although the genus Equus, containing the species of zebras, horses, and donkeys, seems to have originated in North America, the modern horse’s...

Lake Placid: Beyond the Horse Show

BY VYLA CARTER For two weeks out of the summer the town of Lake Placid, known for its winter sports, is taken over by the equestrian community. Equestrians flock to the Lake Placid Horse Show...

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...

Exercise Ideas to Embody #FitToRide

BY MEDIA CHAIR ESTELLE KRAFT I consider myself a fairly active person. I’ve been riding for the past 10 years, and for four of those I was a competitive swimmer spending an upwards of five...