Defining Relationship-Based Horsemanship

By Farrah Green and Isabelle Farmer What is Relationship-Based Horsemanship? The International Horsemanship Association (IHA), is a 501 C3 non-profit education organization formed in 2018 by a group of horse lovers and horsemanship instructors from all...

Barn Rats Over Mean Girls: Life Lessons from Growing Up in a Barn

BY PONYMOMAMMY I feel like I am constantly trying to justify the expense of the horses to my husband. I get it. It’s not cheap, and it doesn’t ever end. My go-to defense of “bays...

What are the rules of horse racing?

Horse racing is an equine sport in which 2 or multiple horses rode by jockeys compete for first place on a course. It is one of the world's oldest sports, having been performed in...

Those Don’t Know

Obviously, there is no need to delve into all the joy that one derives from caring for horses, horseback riding, competing, and the like. Horse fans have many different reasons for their interests, but...

French Horse Exports: Bridging the Gap Between the European and American Horse Markets

By Tyler Bui Many dream of importing their own horse from Europe, but for some, the process may seem too complicated and difficult to even begin. Katherine McMahon and Alizé Jeandon of French Horse Exports...

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,...

Show Strides Book 4 Available in Prize Pavilion at DHP

BY Devyn Trethewey November 30, 2021 - Thermal, CA - Show Strides book 4, Testing Friendships, will be available at Desert Horse Park for their winter series in the prize pavilion.  The prize pavilion is where...

How an Ordinary Day Saved My Life from Depression

BY BELLA NYE The harsh alarm on my phone lights up the room and reminds me that it’s 4:30am. Time to get out of bed. But it's pitch black and dead silent outside, and I...

Lessons in the Learning: When Figuring Out the Pony is the Journey, Not the...

BY PONYMOMAMMY Being a mom, and an amateur, and a pony mom comes with a unique set of challenges, but it also comes with an amazing perspective. My pony-kid has recently turned a corner in...

Top 10 Horse Racing Betting Apps

I have three passions in life horses, gambling and apps, and I tend to use too much money on all 3 “Smile” for many years; I been playing web casinos, but now I also...

Tail Whitening Hacks

BY TPH TEAM If you live in Virginia (where it’s been muddy for 12 months straight!) and your horse has a significant amount of white in its tail, you learn to become good at tail...

Making the Horse World a Safe Space for LGBTQ Equestrians

BY LAUREN MAULDIN Even on the best days, horse shows can be difficult places. There’s the weather, the nerves, the chance your horse may throw a shoe right before his jumping round. Horse shows are...

What are the Best Horse Racing Odds?

Although everyone wants to be a winner in horse racing, the reality is that most of us are unfamiliar with the complexities and the correct strategies for horse racing odds. Although it’s quite simple...

10 Things Every Rider Needs in their Barn Bag

This year, never be caught unprepared - make sure your barn bag is packed and with you at all times!  Here are 10 items we think every rider needs in their barn bag to keep...

Payday Loans without a Good Credit Score: What You Need to Know

Payday loans without a good credit score are becoming more and more popular. Borrowers don't need to have a perfect credit score to get a payday loan - in fact, many payday lenders don't...

3 Companies That Excel at Outfitting Equestrians of All Sizes

BY LAUREN MAULDIN Some things will always be consistent on the hunter/jumper circuit: fashion trends grab attention with innovative designs and intricate details, and life will throw a curveball to your plans.  Right now, a lot...

The Tale of an Emerging Equestrian Professional

BY JESS ZUURBIER Becoming successful in the equine industry is nothing short of phenomenal. This is not a job, it is a lifestyle. Horses will take every penny, minute, and joule of energy that you...

How to Perform an Internet Privacy Test?

The world is moving at an incredibly fast pace, with information flowing in from everywhere. Now it doesn’t really matter who you are and what you do. You can get any kind of information...

The Entitlement of Victimhood

BY ELYSE SCHENK Unpopular opinion: winners aren’t villains, and losers aren’t victims.  Accusing competitors of winning without genuinely earning their success is a harmful, trendy habit at modern-day horse shows. Susan Schoellkopf, USEF R-rated judge and...

Top Sites with Horse Racing Tips

If we always think that only the Premier League contributes to the UK's image, we are totally wrong since horse racing is incredibly successful making this country the best racing destination. This entertaining activity...

Three of the Greatest Racehorses of All-Time

People have raced horses since ancient times. Both chariot and mounted horse racing were part of the Greek Olympics by 648 BC. The sport has come on in leaps and bounds since those days,...

Horse Racing in the United Kingdom

Horse racing is beyond doubt a great social event in the UK as it is the second-largest spectator sport. This strong tie between the Brits and horse racing has existed since Roman times when...