Wednesday, April 21, 2021

Give RAO the Old Heave-Ho!

Does your horse often cough at the beginning of your ride? Does he or she also have some nasal discharge and labored breathing? Your horse could be suffering from Recurrent Airway Obstruction (RAO), or...

4 Uses For CBD Oil For Horses And Their Riders

Providing healthy food, regular health checkups, cleaning the stable, and supplying fresh water are just a few examples of things a horse rider must do for their companions. Sure, it might be demanding, but...

Will the public be allowed back to Royal Ascot?

So far, "it’s still a waiting game for us," in the words of Nick Smith, Director of Racing at Ascot. The course has no intention to postpone its original starting date of June 15th...

Micro-shares and the democratization of horseracing

The sport of kings today is accessible to ordinary mortals allowing them to co-own top-quality racing horses with extremely affordable micro-investments. Without losing anything of the charms of being part of the competitive equine...

Mackenzie Hudson Headlines Amateur-Owner Jumpers at Pin Oak Charity Horse Show

BY EMILY RANDOLPH/RANDOLPHPR Katy, Texas – April 3, 2021 – Mackenzie Hudson rode her own Ekyra Fortuna to victory in the $5,000 1.30 m/ 1.40 m Amateur-Owner (AO)/Amateur (Am.) Jumper Classic on Saturday, April 3,...

Itchy Dog? Springtime Supplements Can Help!

Spring is just around the corner, and like us, our canine best friends can also be affected by the health issues a change of season can bring. We do our best to give them...

Daniel Stewart: The Mess in Message

BY DANIEL STEWART There are four certainties in riding. You’re going to fall down and you’re going to get up; you’re going to succeed and you’re going to mess up. As long as you’re okay...

Peter Petschenig and It’s the Senator 111 are Number One in $50,000 Pin Oak...

BY EMILY RANDOLPH/RANDOLPHPR Katy, Texas – April 2, 2021 – Peter Petschenig and It’s the Senator 111 claimed victory in the $50,000 Hildebrand Fund Pin Oak Grand Prix on Friday, April 2, at the...

It Happens! Nona Garson, Rob Jacobs and Erynn Ballard Share Hilarious Mistakes

We all make mistakes. But horse people, as a group, aren’t always the best at handling them. So TPH reached out to some top riders to share their own show ring bloopers to prove,...

Stay cool with Kerrits

Beat the heat with Kerrits’ cool new line of show and schooling attire A little history here. Back in the dark ages, show attire consisted of heavy, lined wool jackets, pure cotton breeches and ratcatchers....

Ilana Halpern and Prosecco Pick Up Win in Pin Oak $30,000 USHJA International Hunter...

BY EMILY RANDOLPH/RANDOLPHPR Katy, Texas – April 1, 2021 – Ilana Halpern of Lafayette, CA, rode Prosecco to victory in the $30,000 United States Hunter Jumper Association (USHJA) Hunt & Go Format International Hunter...

Daisy Ford Dashes to Victory in $25,000 Pin Oak Grand Prix

BY EMILY RANDOLPH/RANDOLPHPR Katy, Texas – March 31, 2021 – Daisy Ford earned her first grand prix win only a month ago, and on Wednesday, March 31, she returned to the Great Southwest Equestrian...

The Eight Best Washing Machines for Your Barn

It's okay to admit it: We've all had that moment where, against our better judgment, we put a saddle pad in our home washing machine. It might be good for the saddle pad, but it...

Hemp for Horses and Its Profound Benefits for Equine Owners

In recent years, the buzz around the use and benefits of Hemp oil has touched the sky. Most of us have already heard or seen numerous health benefits it provides to humans and animals...

Daniel Stewart’s Mirror Mirror

BY DANIEL STEWART You’re a mirror. I’m a mirror. We’re all mirrors… but not in the normal “who’s the fairest of them all” kind of way. In sport psychology mirroring refers to the tendency for...

A Winning Welcome for Avery Erickson at Pin Oak Charity Horse Show

BY EMILY RANDOLPH/RANDOLPHPR Katy, Texas – March 30, 2021 – Avery Erickson, 19, and Chacco Lait won the $15,000 Open Jumper Welcome Stake to mark the start of Week II of the 75th annual...

Collaboration Leads Cavalier to Top of WEF 7-Year-Old Jumper Standings

By Catie Staszak Carl Weeden arrived at the 2020 Winter Equestrian Festival with plenty of horsepower, but she was in need of a rider.  She had been working with Jennifer Morton’s then 6-year-old Cavalier (Canvaro x...

Morven Park Concludes 47th Annual Spring Horse Trials

LEESBURG, VA – Over 200 competitors came to Morven Park International Equestrian Center for this year’s Spring Horse Trials and a successful 2021 eventing season kick off.  The weekend’s big winners were Skyeler Voss, who won...

Your Guide to MIPS Helmets

Several companies are incorporating MIPS (Multi-directional Impact Protection System), an added safety technology that can reduce the risk of concussion 1. One K CCS with MIPSonekhelmets.com   This helmet combines the MIPS, low-friction-layer brain-protection-system that is...

“It’s Not a Hobby. It’s a Lifestyle.”

By PONYMOMAMMY    I don’t care how avid an enthusiast someone is for their tennis hobby; it’s just not the same as being a rider. You know how when you meet someone new and you are...

Pin Oak Charity Horse Show Highlights – Week 1

Week 1 of Pin Oak was a smash success! Get to know some of the riders, vendors, and sponsors who made this week great! Lauren Hough’s Diams de la Pomme won in the 1.35 m...

15-Year-Old Carlee McCutcheon Reins in First Grand Prix Win with MTM Unexpected at Pin...

BY EMILY RANDOLPH/RANDOLPHPR Katy, Texas – March 27, 2021 – Carlee McCutcheon won the $30,000 Pin Oak Charity Grand Prix on Saturday night, March 27, at the 75th annual Pin Oak Charity Horse Show,...