Stacey Reser and the Thoroughbred Comeback

by Ann Jamieson Like most horse people, Stacey Reser started as a youngster, at the tender age of seven. Living in Ontario, Canada, with her single mom and siblings, Stacey picked the most expensive sport...

Journey to the Mongol Derby: Training for the Mongol Derby

BY BIANCA FARMAS-GRIFFITH So, you think you have what it takes. How do you prepare for such an adventure? The obvious answer is physical training, however, experience and mental preparation are invaluable as well. Because...

The Best Animal Themed Slots

Dear gambling fans, if you are looking for new games, this article is for you. Here you can see the most popular slots on an animal theme. They are much more exciting and original...

Finding Yourself Stuck with a Tangled Mess of Standing Wraps? 

Laundry is a tedious task, but washing standing wraps may take the cake for being the most difficult. Not only do they require time to be re-rolled, they often turn into one giant knot...

The Equestrians of Color Photography Project: Meet Maya Aryal, Chloe Bates and Leesan Kwok

The Plaid Horse is proud to introduce some of the photo project’s featured equestrians to our readers in each issue In 2020, a group of photographers came together to create the Equestrians of Color Photography...

When will another shock occur at the Kentucky Derby?

The Kentucky Derby is one of the most prestigious horse races in the world, and certainly in the United States. All the leading owners, trainers, and jockeys are determined to etch their name in...

Grace Wahlberg, Daughter of Actor Mark Walherg, Finds Success at the 2022 IEA National...

The 2022 IEA 20th Anniversary Combined National Finals took place on April 28 - May 1, 2022 at the Pennsylvania Farm Show Complex and Expo Center in Harrisburg, PA. Actor Mark Walhberg and Rhea...

All About Crackdown

The newest, all natural creation from Equine Elixirs has taken the hoof supplement market by storm In developing the hoof supplement Crackdown, Equine Elixirs’ founder Elizabeth Ehrlich collaborated with top farriers, veterinarians, and trainers to...

LKR3DE 2022 – Top Finishers Stadium Jumping Photo Gallery

PHOTOS © HEATHER N. PHOTOGRAPHY Michael Jung is back on top, ending on top after stadium with Fischerchipmunk FRH. Jung describes the horse as, "a really good friend and kind in everything he does."

LRK3DE 5* Cross Country Photo Gallery

PHOTOS © HEATHER N. PHOTOGRAPHY Let It Be Lee & Elisa Wallace

The Benefits of CBD and Hemp for Horses

In the world of horse sports, injuries are common. Owners and trainers constantly look for new ways to help their animals beat the pain and the psychological issues that come with the hurt. More...

A Weenie Amateur Hunter Rider Reviews LRK3DE Cross Country Jumps – 2022 Edition

BY LAUREN MAULDIN / PHOTOS © HEATHER N. PHOTOGRAPHY Another year, another insane cross country course that would make me lose all of my bodily functions if I ever had to canter up to even...

Clarkson to Again Offer Equine Studies Summer Courses

Edited Press Release This summer Clarkson University will once again offer online equestrian college courses. The three three-credit-hour courses will be offered and taught by Prof. Piper Klemm, Ph.D., publisher of The Plaid Horse. The courses...

The Quarter Marks of LRK3DE 2022

PHOTOS © HEATHER N. PHOTOGRAPHY Quarter marks are a time-honored tradition to "put on the ritz" for the top shows of the year. While this grooming practice has all but disappeared in the hunter/jumper world,...

THIS Monthly Standings — April

THIS National Children’s Medal 2022 Standings  1. Eva Mackenzie1914.00Darien, CT2. Hayley Hewitt1765.50New Canaan, CT3.  Faith Schuttemeyer1126.00Boynton Beach, FL4. Emma Arnhols1049.00Coral Gables, FL5. Mina Godden1000.00St Petersburg, FL6. Camilla Jerng970.00Woodside, CA7. Natalie Groulx966.00Bloomfield Hills, MI8. Rylie True876.00Annandale,...

WHAT ARE THE 3 MAJOR TYPES OF HAZMAT?

Hazardous waste materials (or hazmats) are dangerous materials produced as a byproduct of industrial and domestic processes. Hazmats can cause serious harm to human health and the environment on exposure. For this reason, the...

LRK3DE 5* Dressage – Day 1 Photo Gallery

PHOTOS © HEATHER N. PHOTOGRAPHY It's been a "made in America" day of dressage, with the top 3 leaders after the first group of 5* horses being American-bred. Doug Payne, currently sitting in third, said...

Helpful Tips to Make Your Horses Run Faster

In the same way that each horse is unique, some will always be faster than the rest. A racehorse, on the other hand, can be "fine-tuned" to help it reach its full potential by...

The Grand National Did Not Disappoint

The grand national is one of the most-watched sporting events in the horse world as millions of horse racing fans tune in to watch the races. Many of us have tried to win money...

Journey to the Mongol Derby: The Longest and Toughest Horse Race in the World

BY BIANCA FARMAS-GRIFFITH Part One: Mongolian Horses & Mongol Derby 101  In Fall 2018 and on the cusp of turning 30, I woke up one day with an intense desire and determination to participate in a...

LRK3DE 2022 Jog Photo Gallery

It's the start of the grand event, and like every exciting gala, there's a parade down the red carpet. Except in this case, replace the red carpet with jogging lane! Today the best and...

Casino Games That You Ought to Try

Exploring casino games is a whole different feeling, one that you ought to explore and try out. However, exploring casino games that are truly worth your time is the best way to move ahead...