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...

Mind Body Horse: Achieving Alignment Through Yoga

If a life can have a narrative, the throughline of Carrie Fraser’s story is one of alignment. Emotionally, physically, and spiritually, her life has been an education in finding that balance. She...

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...

Salt River Wild Horse Management Group

BY MEDIA CHAIR ESTELLE KRAFT Wild horses fascinate equestrians.With their pure beauty and freedom in the wild, we are drawn to their majesty. The Salt River Horse Management Group (SRWHMG) has been managing and monitoring wild...

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...

Back Bay Therapeutic Riding Club: How Helping Others Helped Me

BY TOBI BENEDICT My first day at the Back Bay Therapeutic Riding Club, I fell in love. I was already horse crazy, so to find a place where I could help others through horses was...

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...

Tips to Host the Perfect Kentucky Derby Party

BY JULIE UNGER Plaid Horse readers share a few traits: the love for horses, the love of style and knowing how to work hard and play hard. Hosting...

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...

Best Online Slots Out There

PRESS RELEASE When you log onto an internet casino to play slots for real money and are faced with an incredible array of slot machines which you’ve never even seen before, it’s hard to know where to start....

Equestrian Excursion: Golden Gate Fields

BY JESS CLAWSON I love Thoroughbreds. They are definitely my breed of choice for my personal riding and showing. While I don’t have a lot of direct experience with the racing industry, I certainly appreciate...

Tips on Betting on Horse Racing

PRESS RELEASE Betting in-running on horse racing is serious business. Around 20-30% of total turnover on racing is performed in running. That means that on a race turning over a total of £500k at least £100k...

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;...

Thoroughbred Recreational Riding Incentive Program

Photo: Eliza Cart and Ho Hum Ho competing in the jumpers at a horse in Bel Air, Maryland. By T.I.P. Youth Ambassador Eliza Cart The Thoroughbred Recreational Riding Incentive Program (TRRIP) is designed to recognize and...

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...

The Breeding Diaries: Prologue

By Meghan Blackburn Early fall of 2014, I was riding in the passenger seat, casually scrolling through Facebook when my finger’s upswept motion paused. My good friend, Chad Keenum, had posted that their program was hoping...

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...

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...