2017 Hunter Breeding Task Force Had Much to Discuss

BY ALIX MORRISON Betty Oare, Chair of the USHJA Hunter Breeding Task Force, heard numerous debates while discussing HU188.4, restricting hunter breeding classes to one handler per horse, starting on Monday at the 2017 annual...

Do Horses Experience Motion Sickness?

By Equo I had a question about motion sickness, pertaining to horses in trailers traveling down windy roads. It was: Do horses experience motion sickness? And if they do, what would the symptoms be and treatment? The...

Why Groundwork Is So Important

By Equo The Spanish Riding School in Vienna Austria is considered by most to be the finest school of riding and horsemanship in the world. To become a member, learn classical dressage and master the...

Light Up the Trailer for a Better Loading Experience

By Equo Anyone who has struggled to load a horse onto a trailer understands the inherent challenge and risks. As prey animals, horses naturally stay away from confined spaces where, in the wild, they might be...

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...

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....

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...

5 Things to Consider When Designing an Equestrian Building

By Steve Wright Design for equestrian buildings is not like building for chickens, pigs, or other farm animals. Since most equine operations are meant for pleasure riding or show riding, there are significant differences in space...

Sharing the Love

Above: The Equus Foundation team of Kristin Hardin and Bentley, sponsored by Platinum Performance, win the 2nd Annual Charity Woof Cup presented by the San Diego Union - Tribune. Left to right: Kristin Hardin, Jenny...

Secrets of Social Media from Top Brand Influencers

Building a brand online can be a challenging process. Trying to get your voice heard, among an infinite number of other voices, seems like an impossible task, but with a lot of dedication and...

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...

Show Horses vs. Racehorses

Sports enthusiasts from all over come to watch horse shows and races alike. The audience for each is very different, just like the horses. Each have their very own unique set of skills. Many people...

How To Balance Schoolwork and Riding

Above photo: TPH Intern Emy Lucibello makes her homework a priority even at a horse show By TPH Intern Izzy Feinstein To many young equestrians, juggling homework, studying, and riding can seem overwhelming and impossible. In order...

Women in the Pet Industry Recognizes Mona Straub of Just Fur Fun as Finalist...

PRESS RELEASE BOCA RATON, FL – If you know Mona Straub and her company Just Fur Fun, then it will come as no surprise that she has been nominated for the second year in a...

Saratoga Race Track Dress Code

Dressing for Saratoga and other race tracks For over a hundred years, the race track has been a place for elegance, style and high society. In the early days, it was all top hats and...

About Straight Bets in Horserace Betting

Keen on betting on ponies? Well, there are 2 basic bet types you can indulge in: straight bets and exotic bets. For anyone who is starting out with horserace betting, it is highly recommended...

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...

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...