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Does Your Horse Need a Ration Balancer?

Horses have evolved over millions of years as grazers, roaming around selecting the best forages they could find. However, today’s horses are typically limited to a single type of forage in one geographic area....

Losing One of the Herd

BY LYNNE SCHMIDT All I knew as I entered my last two semesters of graduate school was that I wanted to work with animals. As my advisor and I sat down to look at the...

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...

Timely Advice: Are Your Watches Protected?

By Rand Silver, Global Director, Art Collection Management, AIG Private Client Group In November 2019, a Patek Philippe “Grandmaster” watch fetched $31 million at Christie’s Geneva. This result was more than 10 times the pre-sale...

Human Touch: Reminding Riders to Care for Their Own Bodies, Too

BY TYLER BUI We provide the highest quality of care for our horses’ bodies, but what about our own? In almost any other sport, the athlete’s physical state is top priority—but our sport is unique,...

Wordley Martin: How to Build the Perfect Arena for Your Horses and Riders

By Amanda Picciotto Feitosa / Jump Media There are a number of factors to think about when building a new riding arena. Like many aspects of the equine industry, a new arena can be costly,...

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...

Horse Assisted Camaraderie: Life Lessons From a Wild Horse

BY ANDREA LONDON At age 68, with 2 elderly retired show horses, my competitive equestrian days were over. I had neither the physical nor financial resources to start over with a young horse, so I...

Go Inside the Ocala Food & Wine Festival at WEC—And Try Not to Drool...

By L.A. Sokolowski Those familiar with Ocala, Florida’s World Equestrian Center (WEC) have no doubt seen this greeting, affixed in black lettering large enough not to be missed, on the white wall of the entrance...

The “Other” Order of Go

By APRIL BILODEAU We’ve all done it.  As busy horse people, whether at a horse show, at the barn, or maybe even pulling the trailer, we have all shared a restroom with our horse.  While many barns...

“Horse Grrls,” Get Ready to Sing Along

If you liked James Crosby's "Grand Prix Girl," get ready for a playlist. The "American indie punk rock quartet" Tacocat's catchy tune "Horse Grrls" is an anthem. From Seattle, WA, Tacocat was founded in...

How Do We Save the Wild Horses?

BY JOSY O'DONNEL Horses are fascinating animals, both incredibly resilient and frighteningly delicate. Although the genus Equus, containing the species of zebras, horses, and donkeys, seems to have originated in North America, the modern horse’s...

$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...

Wordley Martin: The Arena and Footing Experts on How to Maintain Your Riding Arena

By Amanda Picciotto Feitosa / Jump Media Regardless of discipline, the maintenance of your arena can make the difference between a premium riding surface and subpar footing. Watering, dragging, and annual upkeep are all common...

The Magic of the Royal Agricultural Winter Fair

Canada’s Crown Jewel Horse Show celebrates 100 years By Nancy Jaffer For 100 years, the Royal Agricultural Winter Fair in Toronto has been a horse show like no other. Of course, no other horse show is...

Horse: A Novel

By Geraldine Brooks It was only when Lexington walked right into a barrow that someone had carelessly left in the midst of the paddock that Jarret began to suspect the truth. He pulled a kerchief...

What to Eat: The Devon Horse Show (Are You Team Lemon Sticks or Tea...

By Tatum Mitchell Horse show cuisine is an experience like no other. As most horse people know, every show grounds has trademark foods that are a must. Throughout the wonderland that is The Devon...

For the Love of Clarence

By Noreen Hyde Something had to be done about Clarence, and fast. He’d been boarding at the local kennel, The Loving Paws, and even though Clarence knew it well due to his twice-weekly doggie daycare...

The Answer to Your Undergarment Needs: Eques Pante

By Tyler Bui Jessica Andrews decided to take matters into her own hands after years of struggling with athletic undergarments. In 2021, she established Eques Pante, offering equestrian performance underwear. Complete with revolutionary materials, cut,...

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...

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...

Yoga for Every Equestrian

Horses are incredibly intuitive animals. It is one of my favorite things about them. They sense your energy the second you walk into their space. I will never get over the fact that these...