Wednesday, August 4, 2021

Put Your Best Foot Forward: How to Keep Horses’ Hooves Strong Through Summer

BY JUMP MEDIA Proper hoof health is hard to achieve any time of year, but during the hot summer months, a solid, healthy hoof is even more difficult to attain due to an increase in...

Will Love Prevail in the King George VI and Queen Elizabeth Stakes

There’s still plenty of exciting races to come in the 2021 UK horse racing calendar. Saturday 24 July sees the King George VI and Queen Elizabeth Stakes at Ascot.  If looking for a winner of...

Cynthia Hampton’s Classic Champions Series: Developing Young Jumpers in America

Ever since the founder of Classic Champions—a Florida nonprofit organization dedicated to the education of developing young jumpers—first sat on a horse at age 3, she has been fascinated by the bond and love...

USEF is Reviewing Mileage Exemption Applications in Florida for First Trimester 2022—WEC Ocala is...

The United States Equestrian Federation (USEF) shared a competition calendar update Monday with regards to the first trimester of 2022. Unsurprisingly, the winter calendar in Florida is expected to be incredibly full. In April, the...

Hap Hansen: A Great Horseman, A Remarkable Man

BY ANN JAMIESON Although Hap Hansen was not born into a horsey family, he was drawn to horses as a young boy. He convinced his parents to take him to a rental facility where he...

Fun Activities to Try When You’re Not Riding Your Horse

Horse riding is super fun. Plus, there’s no stronger relationship than the one between a horse and its owner. Naturally, though, you don’t spend every second with your horse. The weather might be bad;...

Quick Questionnaire With Stephanie Danhakl

Rider status: Amateur  •  Hometown: Boston, MA •  Trainer: Scott Stewart As a horsewoman, I am most proud of: my ability to empathize and connect with my horse.  As a horsewoman, I would most like to...

Just Transitioned from Urban Life to Rural? Here Are Some New Activities for You...

Moving is rough. That doesn’t stop us from doing it. In fact Americans move more than Europeans by quite a lot. One reason could be that we have more expendable income to blow on...

The last three winners of the Galway Hurdle and the 2021 trends

The Galway Hurdle is one of the most prestigious National Hunt races in the calendar, and it’s raced on the fourth day of the Galway Festival. First run in 1913, it has a rich...

Are Negative Core Beliefs Holding Your Riding Back?

BY LAUREN MAULDIN Core beliefs aren’t about religion, though I imagine most of us have cantered to a single oxer in a “Jesus take the wheel” situation at least once. I’d be lying if this...

“Working Harder” Isn’t Always Enough

BY HANNAH HAZEL/THE DISABLED EQUESTRIAN In 2018 I was mucking out stalls as a working student when suddenly I awoke, lying on the stall floor. After being taken to the hospital, followed by months of...

The ‘‘Step Down’’ Horse: A Secret Weapon of the Horse Show World

A seasoned campaigner in need of a lighter job can give green riders confidence BY LETTIE TEAGUE I don’t like the term ‘stepdown’ horse,” says Paul Cronin, the longtime director of the Sweet Briar College equestrian...

How To Check If an Online Casino Has a License?

Do you know that certain countries do not allow their citizens to participate in gambling? At the same time, even a local license is not mandatory for opening an online casino in some countries....

Protected: What is the Best Way to Walk an Equitation Course?

In this new web series from The Plaid Horse, we’ve set out to get answers to commonly asked questions from industry professionals and judges. International show jumper, trainer and USEF “R” judge (and The...

Protected: How Do You Prepare to Ride in Different Sized Arenas?

In this new web series from The Plaid Horse, we've set out to get answers to commonly asked questions from industry professionals and judges. International show jumper, trainer and USEF "R" judge (and The...

Protected: How Can You Best Manage a Horse That’s Sensitive to Traffic?

In this new web series from The Plaid Horse, we've set out to get answers to commonly asked questions from industry professionals and judges. International show jumper, trainer and USEF "R" judge (and The...

Barbara Johnson: Growing Strong Women

BY ANN JAMIESON “There will probably never be a way for anyone to know just how many lives she touched,” says Jolene Laughlin, one of Barbara Johnson’s students. These words are echoed by scores of others....

Sustainable Horse Careers: Equine Photography

BY JESSIE LOCHRIE  Careers in the horse world are known for long hours, low pay, and a high rate of burnout — so how do the professionals we admire manage their careers in a sustainable...

5 CBD treats that your dog would adore you for

Introduction Aren’t our parents the best? They take care of all our needs ranging from health issues, our food requirements and whatnot. The love and affection of the parents are not limited to human beings...

7 Facts That Nobody Told You About Delta 8

Cannabis products are becoming more popular among recreational and therapeutic users, owing to the recent legalization of the herb and its products. More and more companies are now trying to bring in new products...

Melbourne Cup will be the start of ‘Freedom Day’ for Australians, according to vaccine...

As more than half the Australian population were experiencing total lockdowns across the nation this winter, our collective Aussie attention was drawn to the Euro 2020 soccer tournament (yes, it was still called that...

Can you bet on horses?

Every one of the dozens of horse races held around the country each day has its own set of runners, each with its unique set of odds, and betting on them might be a...