Saturday, February 29, 2020

The Horse Show Prizes Adult Amateurs Really Want

BY LAUREN MAULDIN As a struggling adult amateur, it's only been a somewhat recent development for me to have any opinion at all about horse show prizes. For the longest time,...

Ponies at Blenheim

By Sydney Lowe The equestrian world is competitive across the globe.  The United States is no different, especially the West Coast. The West Coast horse world is unique. Here in California, specifically at Blenheim, the Pony...

Game Face: Grand Prix Horses to the First Fence of the Jump Off

BY LAUREN MAULDIN Careful observation is a great way to learn about riding. After all, there are 500 reasons why I'm never going to ride in a Grand Prix...

Who Jumped It Best? Kentucky Invitational CSI 3*

PHOTOS © VISPERIA PRODUCTIONS The 1.60m Kentucky Invitational CSI 3* meant that there was a lot more action this weekend in Lexington aside from the Land Rover Three-Day Event....

I Didn’t Even Own A Saddle

By Kama Godek   Katie Prudent recently had a podcast interview with WiSP Sport’s Chris Stafford about how the sport of horseback riding has seemingly taken a turn for the worse. Kama Godek, an international Grand...

Cheltenham Heroes of the Past Decade

Throughout its history, the Cheltenham racecourse has been blessed with the presence of great champions and jockeys. Introduced in 1924, the Cheltenham Gold Cup revived the golden age of steeplechasing and made...

A Quick Guide to Logistics and Costs With Importing a Horse

BY LAUREN KARDEL OF KARDEL GLOBAL EQUINE For someone who has never done it, importing a horse can seem like an impossible problem to solve. You're flying in a...

Tips for Show Success Without a Trainer at the In-Gate

BY JAMIE SKUBAL As I trot around the ring for the under saddle, I can see trainers standing at the in gate and along the ring making small pointers and hand...

Festive and Spooky Costumes: Celebrate Halloween With Your Horse!

Above: A beautiful princess and her magical unicorn. Photo by Fox Lea Farm. By TPH Intern Izzy Feinstein Halloween is just around the corner. Horse shows are featuring seasonal costume classes for horses and riders, and barns...

Arabian Purebreds back to Ascot in 2020!

Too early to discuss the favourites for Ascot 2010 next June? Not in the least. Rabid betters are already carefully studying the champions. Favourites and runners are discussed on specialized sites like...

Eurequine: Sporthorse Stallions for Every Ring

BY EDITOR SISSY WICKES Edgar Schutte is a respected name in the world of Hanoverian breeding from the United States to the heart of Germany, the birthplace of the...

The New Guard: Kyle Muckler

Story and photos by Intern Emma Dubinsky When I first saw Kyle Muckler ride last year, I know he would be something special. He makes every horse go its best, and can ride anything you...

10 Things that Keep Me Up at Night Other Than Depo Use

The cost of horse showing. Who’s working on it: Local shows stepping up their game The lack of horsemanship. Who’s working on it: TPH title sponsor of HQC The new green hunter system. What is this...

2015 Recap: USEF Pony Finals

August 2015 - Lexington, Kentucky - Photos by Bethany Unwin Photography Sophia Calamari and With Applause won the Small Green Under Saddle and were second in the Model The Plaid Horse Kathryn Lily Equestrian shirt spotted in the...

The German Horse: Kelli Windsor Heads to Europe

Photos and article by Kelli Windsor If you have a dream, or even just the idea of a dream, put it out there and great things can happen. I have been talking about riding in Europe...

Neither Hemiplegia Nor Seizures Can Stop This Young Rider

BY REBECCA LEPAGE Living in Royal Palm Beach, Florida, I’m currently a freshman at Seminole Ridge High School. As a teenager that rides horses in a beautiful, sunny state,...

Brand Ambassadorships: How do they differ from Internships and Sponsorships?

Above Photo: TPH intern Emy Lucibello By Averill Pessin One thing I have noticed in my professional travels around the internet is that many young riders are intrigued by the idea of brand ambassadorship, and would...

West Coast USHJA Hunterdon Equitation Cup Q&A

By Katie Browne / Photos by Kaitlyn Van Konynenburg  The USHJA Hunterdon Equitation Cup Classic is a prestigious and challenging final that was held for the first time on the west coast last week at Showpark...

Be the Voice: The Horse Owner’s Responsibility of Advocacy

By Nilani Trent Recently, Bill Schaub wrote a post on Facebook about the overuse of show horses, specifically calling out against competing excessive weeks in a row.  I followed up on this topic the next day...

PUBLISHER’S NOTE: Mileage

By TPH Publisher Piper Klemm, PHD When we talk about mileage in cars, it’s usually a negative: “How many more horse shows do the station wagons have left in...

SCAD Equestrian: A Legacy of Excellence

BY ASHLEY HENRY, Equestrian Head Coach, The Savannah College of Art and Design Building a championship team is truly a creative endeavor.  Next year will be my fifteenth year...

Non-Compete Contracts: Why Trainers and Veterinarians Need Them Now

BY ROBIN TRUPP In today’s horse world, you regularly hear the story of the assistant trainer who has struck out on his or her own… by taking valuable customers from the head trainer that showed...