Charities Among Us: The Sloth Institute of Costa Rica

BY PENELOPE AYERS, AMATEUR HUNTER RIDER AND PRESIDENT OF THE SLOTH INSTITUTE The Sloth Institute (TSI)’s mission is to improve and advance the welfare of Sloths through research on their behavioral ecology and habitat needs;...

Daniel Stewart’s Equestrian Athlete Camp Part 3: Broken Mirrors and Bamboo Trees

BY JESS CLAWSON For more sports psychology insight and training advice, check out parts one and two of this series. A long time ago when...

Charities Among Us: Friends of Dog Mountain

BY BLOG EDITOR LAUREN MAULDIN There aren’t many perfect places on earth, but the Dog Chapel in St. Johnsbury, Vermont is one of them. Folk artist Stephen Huneck and his wife bought the 150 acre...

COUNTY SADDLERY – NOW HIRING!

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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!

Samcro needs to improve and Getabird needs luck – a look at the supporting...

Above: Photo by TPH Intern Erica O'Neil The Cheltenham Festival might be one of the most famous race meetings on the calendar, but there is no doubt that it means different things to different people....

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...

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....

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...

Celeb Spotter Guide for Cheltenham Festival visitors

Considering that the Cheltenham Festival is one of the biggest horse racing events of the year, it should not be surprising that celebrities are amongst the thousands for visitors that attend over the four...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

10 Safety Tips for Horse Trailering

By Equo Are you doing things right when it comes to horse trailer safety? Despite good intentions, many people are making dangerous mistakes when they trailer their horses. That’s why we’ve compiled this list of...

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...

Sales Paddock: Trotting Horse Sales Into the 21st Century

Above: Alison Koenig (3rd from left), Sales Paddock CEO with clients at Quarter Horse Congress. By Lauren Mauldin Sales Paddock is an equine marketing tool that is as mobile as you are. With the ability to check...