Tips for Looking Your Best on Horse Show Day

BY JESS CLAWSON Horse show days are exciting, if sometimes stressful. We’ve put in so much effort to get there that we don’t want anything to go wrong. I...

From Pasture to Pony Finals: A Girl and Her Mustang

BY SELENA HULBERT It was a late fall evening when Beanie Cone, our trainer and owner of Hunters Edge Stables, had just finished buying a horse. He noticed a...

Finding a Change of Perspective 4,000 Miles from Home

BY ALLIE CARLSON For a long time I thought my horse, Wyatt, was dumb. He was a green bean when I started riding him. He just did not catch...

Confessions of a Horse Show Husband and Father

BY GORDON BALLANTYNE The horse show husband and dad is an endangered species. Rarely seen, we are a band of Sherpas loading, hauling, packing and unpacking vast amounts of...

Everything You Need To Know If You Want to Buy a Retired Horse

If you are thinking about buying another horse, why not consider getting a retired one? After all, ex-racehorses deserve a good home where they can enjoy a well-deserved retirement. These magnificent animals...

Ashley Holsinger Deferred Law School for Horses and Never Looked Back

BY JESS CLAWSON Ashley Holsinger’s Memory’s Hill Stables started with a vacant farm and a dream, but Holsinger’s equestrian career began long before her Virginia farm. For a horse-crazy...

PonyMom 101: Is it Better to Lease or Buy Your First Pony?

BY PONYMOMAMMY Your little (or big) one has been taking lessons for a couple years, and the time has come to get her a pony (or horse) of her...

Bockmann Texas Trailers: Easy, Accessible and Attractive Options for Hauling Your Horse

BY JESS CLAWSON For a lot of people, horse trailers are intimidating to purchase. So much depends on the vehicle you have or can afford to buy, how many...

Demystifying Horse Care

BY PIPER KLEMM The topic of horse care can seem so daunting and overwhelming, especially in today’s world. Thousands of gadgets, ideas, and therapies – many of which have...

Visible Homes: Breaking New Grounds in Real Estate

BY JESS CLAWSON Owning a horse farm is a lifestyle, whether it houses just a few companion horses or dozens of elite equine athletes. For many people, that lifestyle...

The Breyer Model Horse That Sold for $22,000

BY LAUREN MAULDIN Every summer before the hunter/jumper crowd flocks to the Kentucky Horse Park for the Kentucky Summer series, a group of folks comes to show with a very different...

The most famous horses in the history of cinema

The horse is an animal that in human history has played a very important role in many respects. Therefore even in movies, especially in recent years, there has been no shortage of...

Saving Bentley: Trying to Rescue the Lost Lesson Horses

BY CHRISTINA KEIM 2018 Equestrian Voices Distinguished Entry The equine industry has a dirty little secret. It is whispered about in barn aisles and tack...

Horse riding holidays in Italy: 5 fantastic destinations

Venice, Rome, Florence, Naples, Milan. Art, culture, good food are some of the typical ingredients of a holiday in Italy, but we are ready to bet, maybe on american-bets.com, that some of...

13-Year-Old Lucas Mejia Fanjul Claims Children’s Jumper Classic Win at Vermont Summer Festival

East Dorset, Vermont – Lucas Mejia Fanjul of Southport, CT, won the $1,500 Children’s Jumper Classic on Sunday, July 21, during the third week of show jumping competition at the Vermont Summer...

For Bill: A Man and His Horse

BY MARY WOODS 2018 Equestrian Voices Creative Nonfiction Honorable Mention In Memoriam “So, I just wanted to let...

Horse Racing Manager 2019 app for real horse lovers

There are very few videogames featuring horses. The most successful is undoubtedly Red Dead Redemption 2, where the equines are only the means by which the protagonist of the adventure signed Rockstar...

Want the best horse care? You need the best horse care takers!

BY LISA LAZARUS As much as you might want to be – you can’t be with your horse 100% of the time! Therefore, if you want to provide the...