Wednesday, March 3, 2021

Brooke USA Raises Crucial Funds for Working Equines Across the Globe

BY TPH STAFF There are those who believe that one moment can alter your life forever, and for Dorothy Brooke, that moment happened more than 80 years ago in Cairo, Egypt. In the early 1930s,...

Bringing Dream Horses to Life: Terri Crowley Art

BY JESS CLAWSON A true, equestrian heart inspires the horses in Terri Crowley’s art. Her favorite piece, “Mane Gone Wild,” features a Spanish-type horse that came to her in a dream. “This happens to me...

Horse and Human Trauma Survivors Help Each Other Heal

BY ANDREA LONDON Each year, the BLM conducts roundups to capture thousands of wild mustangs in the Midwest and Western United States. No matter what your thoughts are on the practice, it’s a hard experience...

Unconditional

By Craig Kenworthy Custody fights are nothing new to me. In my normal role as a Court Appointed Special Advocate (CASA), I speak up for children caught up in the court system. What is new...

Cowboy Versus the Canadian Air Force

BY SIOBHAN SEARLE A lazy horse who would much rather be eating grain barely survives an attack from the least likely of sources.  I had just finished my grain and was about to sneak off to...

Taking the Day

By Chris Dempsey The weather forecast predicted a partly sunny day with highs in the 50s and then the first in a series of storms would roar out of the Pacific and across Oregon with...

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...

Emergency Colic Care to the Rescue

BY LINDSAY BROCK/JUMP MEDIA One of the most dreaded words in horse care is “colic.” Fear of colic is often in the back of any horse owner’s mind, but Palm Beach Equine Clinic’s emergency colic...

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...

Who Says You Can’t Get Married at the Barn?

BY LISA MAE DEMASI On Thanksgiving weekend I sat atop Shadow, one of the two lesson horses I ride, just outside the indoor, wallowing in the delight of being at the barn as I chatted...

Getting Medical Help When Hospital Costs are High

BY FAITH ALICEA Sitting scrolling through Facebook two weeks ago, a post appears about a fellow equestrian that has been diagnosed with stage three lung cancer. My heart sinks. As I kept reading, I discovered...

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...

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 a Kentucky Derby watch party is one of those times where...

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...

If You Had One Magical Day to Spend with Horses, What Would You Do?

And money is no object! Heather Harelik Tseng posed this great question in The Plaid Horse Adult Amateur Lounge on Facebook and we loved daydreaming along with you. Here are some of our favorite...

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...

Diving into the 2021 Desert Circuit

Thermal, California. - The 2021 Desert Circuit at the Desert International Horse Park kicked off with some new faces, storied winners, and great new added shows, classes and...shrubbery! Social media was abuzz with excitement,...

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...

Making ‘Strides’ Toward a More Technological Equestrian Community: STRIDER

Technology does have a place in the equestrian industry, and Strider has set out to bring the industry forward—in a user friendly manner.

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...

Barn Dogs: Which Breeds Are Best?

By Nicole McCray Aside from your beloved horse, there’s nothing better than a good barn dog. He’s a source of protection, love, companionship, and support for you and your horse. Simply put, no horse barn...

DEI Community Conversations: US Equestrian Begins New Initiative with Four-Person Educational Panel

February is Black History Month, making for a particularly relevant debut for DEI Community Conversations, part of US Equestrian's Diversity Equity and Inclusion action plan announced last year. US Equestrian began DEI Community Conversations in...