Thursday, November 14, 2019

How to keep up with all this year’s action from Cheltenham

Above: Photo by Lauren Mauldin The Cheltenham Festival is not just the biggest horse racing event in the UK, it attracts the attention of viewers and gamblers from across the globe. With less than two...

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....

Cheltenham Festival latest news and Betting Tips

The Cheltenham Festival is a 4-day horse-racing event that takes place once every year and this year is no exception. The event is scheduled to begin on Tuesday, March 13 all the way to...

Cheltenham Gold Cup 2018 Preview

Above: 2017 Montpelier Hunt Races (Virginia). Photo by Betsy Kelley BY MARTIN GREEN Celebrities, royals and an array of superstar trainers will descend upon the west of England for one of the world’s most prestigious horse racing...

The Definitive Guide to the 2018 Cheltenham Festival

The Cheltenham Festival is just around the corner now, spelling good news for those who enjoy watching horse racing, as well as punters looking to bet on the thrilling races. The event is regarded...

Previewing Ladies’ Day at Cheltenham 2018

There are few sights in British horse racing to match the pageantry of Ladies’ Day at the Cheltenham Festival. Perhaps the festivities surrounding the Royal Ascot Festival trump those at Cheltenham in terms of...

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...

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...

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...

Top European Horses of 2017

There were some great all year round performances by many European horses in 2017. In this list, we profile those European horses that made a name for themselves during the course of the year. Churchill Churchill...

Why Everyone (Even Equestrians!) Needs Sleep

BY TPH INTERN ASHLEY SHAW Sleep is important. This statement is drilled into people’s brains early in life, followed up by parents’ disapproval of staying up into the early hours of the morning watching your...

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...