Animal Nutrition: How To Keep Your Horses Healthy And Strong

Maintaining good health for your horses allows your equine pals to stay in top condition. It’s essential to care for your horses every day to reduce the risks of your animal friends...

Trainers’ Guide to Staying Home (Or, what am I going to do with them...

BY SISSY WICKES The end of a long winter rising from the frozen base of an outdoor ring or seen through the slivered windows of an indoor. As trainers,...

Can the Equestrian Industry Afford to Go on Pause During Coronavirus?

BY DANI SCHNEIDER The Equestrian world has come to a halt in the midst of the Coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak. While the safety and health of everyone and their horses...

Tips to Keep Your Barn Safe From Spreading Coronavirus

BY LAUREN MAULDIN You can't deny it—we're in interesting times right now. In the span of about a week, the coronavirus went from being "just the flu" mostly in...

PUBLISHER’S NOTE: Work.

BY PIPER KLEMM As I prepare lecture notes for my college course this summer at St. Lawrence University, I’m always struck by the same identifiers of successful people appearing...

Removing Barriers to Success

By Cathy Penrod Sometimes, the choices we make, or don’t make, limit our potential and our performance. Other times, we don’t even see all the choices that we have...

Grounded

BY SISSY WICKES The horse community stands breathless, lungs emptied by the shock of cancelled horse shows, the early end of winter circuits, uncertain travel schedules, and the threat...

Taming Butterflies

By Emily Pope Every rider who competes is familiar with the feeling of butterflies in the stomach before a big class. Maybe it’s the first time competing in a...

Look Good, Feel Good, Jump Good: Conditioning Horses for Show Ring Success...

By Emily Riden/Jump Media There’s a saying that if one looks good, they feel good, and if they feel good, they "do good." While the expression may be...

The Best Ribbons Aren’t Always Blue

By Lauren Davis I finished seventh in my adult medal (aka "Cougar Medal") this year in our Greater San Diego Hunter Jumper Association Championship Show. Of course I’d...

5 changes you can make in 2020 to better ensure your equine anti-doping compliance

BY LISA LAZARUS Spending less, exercising more, cooking from scratch…just some of the many new year’s resolutions that you might be setting this January, in the hope of achieving...

Kerrits Reimagined: Introducing a New Hunter/Jumper Collection from the Innovative Brand

By Esther Hahn Flattering performance breeches at a palatable price point are surprisingly difficult to find. In a landscape of expensive competition wear—that inevitably increases the rising fees associated...

Position Matters: Getting My Confidence Back

By Alice Bruno Riding used to come easily for me. I grew up riding and spent most of my saddle time in the “flow” state that sports psychologists talk...

Positively Fascinating Ways to Change Horse Behavior: Behavioral Analysis Research on Performance...

BY ADAM FOX, PH.D. When training a horse to load a trailer, people often push and pull the horse, whack its butt with a broom, or worse. This sometimes...

The Perfect Bit Does Exist

BY JESS CLAWSON Many riders struggle with teaching their horses, and themselves, proper connection to the bit. Sometimes horses resist because the bit isn’t an appropriate choice or doesn’t...

The Most Prestigious Horse Racing Events in the UK

The UK is home to some of the world’s most renowned horse racing events, with champion racers, trainers, and horses coming from all corners of the sovereign country. These events provide a...

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...

Shiloh Roseboom’s Next Act

By Nina Fedrizzi As the curtain closes on one winning partnership, California’s top pony rider is looking ahead to new mounts, new divisions, and a new set of challenges...

LEASES & TRAINERS: More Than Meets the Eye

By Armand Leone Leasing a horse is to accept the responsibilities of temporary ownership. You are buying the horse for a specific period with all the good and bad,...

UK Chasing Stars set for Cheltenham 2020

The best National Hunt horses from Great Britain and Ireland are set to do battle at the Cheltenham Festival from March 10th to 13th. Despite recent storms and flooding in the UK...

Anne Kursinski: It’s All About the Horse

BY ANN JAMIESON “That’s all I ever wanted to do, ride, and be with horses,” states Anne Kursinski, one of the all-time leading riders in United States show jumping...

Stop the Judge Bashing!

BY LYMAN T. WHITEHEAD Recently, I was honored to be asked to officiate at the WCHR Week 6 Hunter Spectacular in Wellington, Florida. I've only had my large "R"...