Wednesday, June 3, 2020

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...

7 Fun Activities for Your Barn Barbeque This Summer

BY INTERN KAITLYN YOURKOSKI In the midst of show season, we often spend a lot of times with our barn family and friends. As the nights get longer, it is the perfect opportunity for a...

Healthy Recipes for the Avid Athlete: Better Alternatives to Horse Show Snacks

BY SARA SOMECK You’ve probably been there before. You wake up at the crack of dawn, eager to get to the horse show. There is no time to spare, so you run out of the...

Lake Placid: Beyond the Horse Show

BY VYLA CARTER For two weeks out of the summer the town of Lake Placid, known for its winter sports, is taken over by the equestrian community. Equestrians flock to the Lake Placid Horse Show...

$50,000 Devon Arena Eventing Competition

BY LANIE WALKENBACH The stands were full Sunday evening for the $50,000 Devon Arena Eventing class held at The Devon Horse Show in Devon, PA. The class consisted of 28 riders, who each completed a...

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...

Tiger Roll Completes Cheltenham and Grand National Double

Above: Photo by TPH Intern Vyla Carter The Gordon Elliott trained Tiger Roll not only won the Grand National at the weekend, but he also completed a famous double as he won at the Cheltenham...

What are the top five horse racing apps in the app store?

Above: Photo by Lauren Mauldin The digital age has opened up a whole new world of events that horse racing fans can follow, wherever they might be taking place in the world. Recently we discussed...

Global Races that Compare to the Grand National

Above: Le beau monde a Longchamp, Prix de l’Arc. Photo by Jack Torcello. When the Cheltenham Festival is over, horse racing fans across the world start to look towards the Grand National. Held on the historic Aintree...

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...

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...

Thinking of Buying a Franchise? Prepare Yourself Before Buying One

Above: Photo by TPH Intern Erica O'Neil Buying a franchise is a great way to start your journey on the business path. Since you join hands with a reputed brand which is already well-known and...

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...

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...

Three Sports that use Horses

Above: Photo by TPH Intern Vyla Carter The horse is an animal that is used extensively in the world of sports as they can be used in different forms. Powerful, strong and athletic, these animals...

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...