Saturday, February 29, 2020

Equestrian Entrepreneurs: Justin Prather

Interview by Irene Elise Powlick Justin Prather is a 21-year-old senior at the University of British Columbia, where he studies computer engineering, with plans to graduate in December of 2016. While being away from the...

Hard Work and Big Moves Fuel Skylar Boehm’s Collegiate Riding Dreams

By Julie Unger Fourteen-year-old Skylar Boehm doesn’t come from a long line of equestrians. She isn’t even second or third generation, but that doesn’t matter. She brings heart, determination...

TPH Review: R.J. Classics’ New “Harmony” Show Coat

BY RENNIE DYBALL For most riders in the show ring today, the heavy wool hunt coats of old are a distant memory (or something your mom wore back in her horse show days). Today’s tack...

Bluman Equestrian NY is Born

Bluman Equestrian based in Wellington (FL) since 2009 starts a new project “Bluman Equestrian NY” at Hunters Moon Farm, a top-end facility on Long Island’s prestigious Gold Coast, only 28 miles from New York...

Terrific Trends on the Show Circuit: Summer Edition

By Intern Lauren Aubert   In our present day, equestrian show fashion is more form fitting, sweat-wicking, and breathable than ever before. Breeches come in a variety of rises and colors, some even deemed appropriate to...

Podcast Review: Nobody Told Me!

BY INTERN ASHLEY SHAW A day is never wasted if you can say that you learned something new today, and listening to the podcast Nobody Told Me! is an easy way to accomplish that. In...

Longines Masters Paris 2017

BY TPH WEB DIRECTOR BETSY KELLEY Photos by Betsy Kelley Longines Masters is the penultimate Show Jumping experience; add in a European crowd, and you are in for the show of a lifetime.  From the boutique shopping experience...

J. Arthur “Bucky” Reynolds II

The Warrenton Horse Show Board of Directors recently voted to approve the refurbishment of the schooling ring and proudly name it "Bucky's Ring." They will also add two lunging pads and make major improvements...

Taylor St Jacques Panel on Success After Junior Years

BY HELENA GLOVER WEISS The arduous life of a junior rider requires extreme commitment, but the transition from a junior to an amateur needs much more. Taylor St Jacques, the...

World’s Best Ready To Bring Their A Game To The Hampton Classic

By Marty Bauman for Classic Communications Bridgehampton, NY--August 18, 2015--A world-class line-up of horses and riders is set to compete in the 40th annual Hampton Classic Horse Show which returns to Bridgehampton, NY, August 23-30. Show...

“The Depo Debate”: Medroxy Progesterone Acetate (MPA) is back!

Saugerties to Sonoma, Balmoral to Blenheim, Tryon to Aachen, Colorado to Kentucky. Torano is tearing it up in Vermont, Kessler breaks her maiden in Cleveland, Cudmore scores two in a row. Tori derbys in...

10 Spring Deals Under $100

1. RJ Classics Rebecca Show Shirt in Grey Floral, $85.00. As the weather begins to warm up and the spring circuits are starting up, RJ Classics offers new patterned show shirts, ready to show that...

Ponies & Palms: What Could Be Better?

BY EDITOR SISSY WICKES The name Ponies & Palms brings a smile to all who invoke the image of warm weather and beautiful ponies. Further illustrate the picture with...

Be Well Turned Out with Arista Equestrian

BY LAUREN MAULDIN Street clothing designs mimic equestrian style season after season for a reason—we’re a fashionable group. But what do riders need in their apparel? Clothes have to...

TPH Book Review: Horse Show Boyfriend by Austin Bell

By TPH Intern Vyla Carter We all remember when Meg Banks’ Instagram (@meg_at_) and blog blew up and she decided to travel to horse shows all over the country. What we did not know is...

Past Winners Return to Pony Finals

By Intern Izzy Feinstein   With USEF Pony Finals quickly approaching, young riders and their ponies have begun preparing to travel to The Kentucky Horse Park to show in one of the most  most prestigious competitions...

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...

Does Traditional Have to Mean Plain? A Look at Show Shirts

BY JESS CLAWSON The hunter ring is a great place to catch up on modern fashion and trends. When scrolling through beautiful pictures of gleaming riders, I discovered I found that an unassuming show shirt...

Do You Need to Buy Holiday Gifts for Your Horsey Helpers?

by Elizabeth Howell The end of the year is the traditional time to acknowledge the hard work of the service providers in your life. For us barn girls, that isn’t usually the doorman, nanny or...

Navigating the Horse Show World as a Native American Woman with Pearl Running Deer

BY JESS CLAWSON Pearl Running Deer knew from a young age that she wanted to make it in the horse showing world, but that the path might not be easy for...

Ribbons in the Trash: Is There a Greener Award for Shows?

BY BLOG EDITOR LAUREN MAULDIN I might be a thirty-three year old woman, but I love ribbons as much as any pony kid out there. I’ve kept every ribbon I’ve ever won, a feat possible...

The Tail of Quality Girl

By TPH Editor Sissy Wickes In 2013, my husband and I were looking at a horse at Todd Minikus’ barn in Wellington. After the trial, I asked, “Hey, where is that fiery little bay mare?”...