The Christmas Pony

By Julie Claire Ma One stormy winter day, two days before Christmas, Dana and I were lounging at her dad’s. Having already stripped the contents of the fridge, listened to music, and found some TV...

Smart Earth Research Study Puts Focus on Camelina Oil’s Effects on Horses and Dogs

Kate Shoveller: My name is Kate Shoveller, and I'm an Associate Professor in the Department of Animal Bio-sciences. I obtained my undergraduate degree in Animal Biology from the University of Guelph and my PhD from...

Hollis Med: Making Barn Calls for Human Medicine

By Catie Staszak Media for Hollis Med Like many equestrians, Michele Hollis wanted to find a way to combine her passion for horses with her career. She didn't expect the path would take her through the...

Riding on the Beach Photo Gallery

If you ask a horse lover about their equestrian bucket list, more likely than not riding on the beach will be included! There's something about the surf, wind, sand and sun that just invites...

Have More Good Years With Your Horse With Purina® Equine Senior®

Purina is years ahead in senior research so you can have more good years with your horse. When our equine partners and trusted companions reach their golden years, their nutritional needs change. Maintaining good...

Still Life with Wild Horses

By Chad Hanson, PhD The hours when the mind is absorbed by beauty are the only hours when we really live. - Richard Jeffries For years I have heard legends about the number of wild horses...

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...

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....

Jill Abrams Tutoring Inc. Keeps Horse Show Kids on Track

BY TPH Staff Showing in Wellington for the winter is a dream for so many young (and not so young) riders. Parents of those lucky equestrians that get to go have to make many arrangements...

Fair Hill: From America’s Aintree to America’s Newmarket

BY DOROTHY OURS AND BARBARA HECK Reprinted from the 2020 Bloodstock Notebook, published in the U.K. to coincide with the December Tattersall Sales Tucked in the beautiful rolling hills of the northeast corner of Maryland, the...

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...

Sydney Collier: Training, Studying, Motivating

She won the 2022 Reserve Champion title at the 2022 National Para Dressage Championships, was named the 2021 First Traveling Reserve for the Tokyo Paralympic Games, earned the 2020 Reserve Champion title at the...

Camp Hobbit Hill: The Riding Camp of Your Dreams

By TPH Staff A sleep away camp with horses, art, leadership building activities, and all sorts of adventures might sound like it’s straight out of Show Strides or The Saddle Club, but the founders of...

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,...

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...

Reduce Your Risk of Injury and Improve Your Recovery Rate

BY CHUKKA WELLNESS Regardless of what discipline you are in, it is essential to maximize recovery in-between competitions and events to regain mental focus and revive the body. Many equestrians forget that to enhance the...

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,...

The Breakthrough I Witnessed in the Healing Power of Horses

BY LISA MAE DEMASI I’m all in for “anything horse.” Riding, grooming, sharing a horse’s space, stroking a muzzle emanating every fiber of love of my being for the creature, whispering sweet nothings into his...

Tips From the Top: “Stay Calm” is the Bottom Line for Denise Moriarty, Kent...

Edited Press Release As the long-time groom for US Olympic show jumper Kent Farrington, Denise Moriarty has been thriving at the highest level of the sport for several years. The tips and tricks she’s learned,...

Springtime Supplements Can Help Protect Your Horse’s Skin This Winter!

The beginning of the year can bring the coldest months, and with that chill often comes either dampness and mud, or dry, moisture-sucking air. Both can be damaging to the skin for horses, especially...

In Defense of Unmounted Lessons

BY DAPHNE THORNTON OF TWO BIT TRAINING When it comes to riding lessons, I understand that riding is the overwhelming desire, as well as the underlying principle, guiding most participants. However, sometimes riding is not possible,...

TPH Review: HERD Documentary

BY MIA JONES I have known for all of my life that horses can heal. In the past, I have seen horses help people through hard times both mentally and physically. And every kid or...