Friday, February 22, 2019

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...