Wednesday, June 3, 2020

10 Great Podcasts to Listen to on the Road

By TPH Publisher Piper Klemm Ph.D.  For a long time I was overwhelmed with the amount of media coverage accessible in seemingly endless forms of technology, while also balancing my yearning to stay informed on the...

Piper Klemm Ph.D. Publisher’s Note- February 2017

BY PIPER KLEMM, PH CLICK HERE to read more from the February 2017 Stallion issue As we launch “Inside Your Ride: The Podcast” with Tonya Johnston this month and read Kim Harries’ article in this issue...

The Best Horse: What Riding #Sundaethebesthorse Taught Me About My Riding and the Sport

BY PUBLISHER PIPER KLEMM, PHD I don’t get to ride very much. Between constant travel, late nights processing photos, perpetual emails, and trying to keep an ever expanding (incredible!) team running smoothly, I rarely actually...

Quick Facts about Pony Measurement

CLICK HERE to read Sissy Wicke's "Pony Measurement: The New Normal?"  Read the entire US Equestrian Hunter Rulebook HERE Quick facts about Federation Measurement Verification There are three kinds of measurement proceedings for horses and ponies: original...

Pony Remeasurement: The New Normal?

To read quick facts about pony measurement OR the entire section from the rulebook, CLICK HERE. By Sissy Wickes About last weekend: Amidst the Depo Provera/MPA debacle has come yet another strike from the USEF. Only...

Prevalence of Concussion Symptoms in Equestrian Athletes, Is It Underreported?

By Anne Z Hoch; MD Piper Klemm, PhD; Aniko Szabo, PhD; Background: While there is increased awareness of concussion in football and hockey, equestrian riding is also high risk sport for concussion.  There is...

10 Ponies For Sale or Lease That Will Not Be Random Measured

Due to US Equestrian enforcing random measurement, buying and leasing that pony hunter just lost a lot of market confidence. However, ponies over the age of 15 will not be randomly measured. Here are...

Kathy Russell Documentaries: Your Equine Journey

By Kathy Russell, Photos by Kathy Russell Photography During her early childhood in Canada, Kathy Russell did everything but ride horses. Little did she know that attending a friend’s 11-year-old birthday party would change the course...

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...

First Experience At The Winter Equestrian Festival

By TPH Contributor Julia Fischer On a winter morning at the Winter Equestrian Festival in Wellington, FL, several horses were escorted through the bridle path near a local road, an ordinary day for them. The...

Piper’s Annual Plea for Kindness

I spend time during almost every week of a horse show giving hugs and listening while tears roll down someone’s face. These are generally sport and horse related moments. We put so much into...

It Shouldn’t Be Our Goal to Become FEI

Yesterday’s piece was fact. (Click here to read yesterday's piece) This editorial here, today, this is my opinion. Here we go! If you agree with any of these points, please copy and paste them...

Young Trainer Spotlight: Katie Cooper and Caves Farm Take World Equestrian Center by Storm

Above Photo: Color Up and Lauren Watts were Champion in the 3'6" Juniors at the World Equestrian Center and won the combined Junior Hunter Classic with scores of 86 and 88! By Sissy Wickes Caves Farm...

The Dope on Depo

CLICK HERE to read TPH Publisher Piper Klemm's "It Shouldn't Be Our Goal to Become FEI"  to learn more about this issue. From loud conversations to faint whispers, there is a buzz in the hunter/jumper...

2017 George Morris Horsemastership Clinic

By TPH Intern Emma Marlowe Every year since I was thirteen,  I watched the George Morris Horsemastership Clinic online and always dreamed of riding in it one day. When I got the news that I...

TPH Review: Noble Outfitters Allison Pull On Show Shirt

Noble Outfitters is proof that you don’t have to sacrifice style to stay on budget. The Allison Pull On Show Shirt is the perfect marriage – a supremely comfortable sun shirt and a beautifully...

The Tail of Quality Girl

By Sissy Wickes In 2013, my husband and I were looking at a horse at Todd Minikus’ barn in Wellington. After the trial, I asked, “Hey, where is that fiery little bay mare?” “Quality Girl?”...

Katherine Kinnison

Above photo: High Eagel and Kinnison competing in the Equitation, Photo by Irene Powlick Photography By Irene Elise Powlick A hard worker and student of the sport, Katherine Kinnison is a young rider to emulate....

Valentine’s Day Special! 4 Horse Treat Recipes That Will Make Your Horse Love You...

By TPH Intern Mackenzie Shuman | Photo by Andrew Ryback Photography Why buy expensive horse treats at the store when you can make some from household ingredients? We have compiled some of our favorite recipes...

What in the World is a Horse Bonnet?

Jennifer Gates decks her horse out in a bonnet during NAJYRC in Colorado in August. By TPH Intern Mackenzie Shuman Have you ever wondered where those silly things on the heads of horses came from? Does...

Mighty Nice: USA’s International Horse of the Year

Written by Irene Elise Powlick Owned by the HnD Group, Mighty Nice made headlines at the 2016 Rio de Janeiro Olympic Games in the eventing discipline. After two other members of the US Eventing Team...

Catch Me Named 2016 USEF National Horse of the Year

By Izzy Feinstein | Photo by Olivia Schrager Catch Me, or more affectionately known as “Snoopy,” owned by Becky and David Gochman, was named 2016 USEF National Horse of the Year. Snoopy is a ten...