Sunday, July 12, 2020

Dorrie Douglas Dashes to Devon

Above photo credit: Mareish Media By Sissy Wickes Dorrie Douglas, rider for Mike McCormick’s MTM Farm in Flower Mound, TX is packing her bags to head to Devon, Pennsylvania. Douglas will be competing S&L Farms’ S&L...

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

To read more from TPH's April 2017 Equine Business issue, CLICK HERE ARE HUNTERS ART? I am no artist. The pen, the paintbrush, the hunk of clay – they do not take form in my hands....

The American Tradition of Excellence Equitation Challenge by Whitethorne LLC

By Mackenzie Shuman   Georgy Maskrey-Segesman of Whitethorne LLC, trains top hunter, jumper, and equitation horses and riders out of Somis, California. However, she did not start in the hunter-jumper world. She grew up competing in...

Just a Bump in the Road

By Mackenzie Shuman   My day started off like any normal IEA show morning. Got up at the crack of dawn to drive myself and four other IEA girls to the show to tack up the...

Six Tips to Get The Most Out of your Epona Exchange Listing

*This article was sponsored by Epona Exchange. Epona Exchange offers a beautiful, simple solution for buying and selling horses. For Sale - For Lease - At Stud...list your horse today! For advice on how to get...

How to Survive Growing Out of Ponies

By Eden Pessin It happened to me. It will happen to a lot of you. I got tall. Every year, as I grew from smalls to mediums to a 14h large, I knew it was coming. Then...

Rep the Magazine That Reps the Horse Shows!

By Averill Pessin The Plaid Horse Magazine is excited to announce that our brand ambassador program is getting a glow-up and we are launching our very first TPH Brand Ambassador TALENT SEARCH! Now is the opportunity for...

Six Instagram Accounts You SHOULD Be Following

By TPH Digital Media Director Stephanie Roloff Pictures can motivate us, make us laugh, start new fashion trends, keep us aware of the world around us, teach us about new products, or make us daydream about...

TPH Review: One K Defender Air Suede Helmet

BY BETSY KELLEY We are huge helmet champions here at The Plaid Horse. When your sport substitutes out a ball with a 1200lb animal with a mind of its own, there are inherent dangers every...

TPH Review: Benefab Rejuvenate SmartScrim

BY BETSY KELLEY I am going to tell you something up front: I am somewhat of a skeptic when it comes to the magical healing powers of all the therapeutic blankets and boots on the...

The Kentucky Derby had Patch, the Pony World has Levi

Above photo credit to Nicole Shultz Photography By Nicole Farr One thing usually occurs when I attend new shows: Almost everyone that passes by my pony stares, whispers, or even points at him.  They see the...

TPH Interns Thank Their Mothers

No one understands your triumphs or losses or hard work better than your mother who has stood by you through it all. Read below as The Plaid Horse interns step back to remember the...

10 Mother’s Day Gift Ideas

By TPH Intern Estelle Kraft Mother’s Day is approaching faster than you think so here 10 great gift ideas for your mom that can last her all horse show day long! Here at TPH we...

Show Moms Are the Best Moms

PHOTO: After a great week at The National Western Stock Show, Julie Hanson and her daughter take a picture with their champion ribbons from the week. By TPH Intern Mackenzie Shuman You did it, you won that...

Podcast Review: Lore

Listen to Lore HERE and read more reviews by reading Podcast Review: Crimetown and Podcast Review: S-Town  By Stephanie Roloff If you think you’re too old for a good scary story, the kind you would read on a...

Heartland Farm’s Southern Pride

PHOTO: Southern Pride certainly feels no need to be showing his age anytime soon By Intern Mackenzie Shuman Southern Pride is a ‘one-of-a-kind’ horse. His jumping style makes him a crowd favorite and his canter awes any...

Rinaldi Rides On

PHOTO: Zara winning in the medium junior jumpers. Picture: Emma Seving Photography By TPH Intern Mackenzie Shuman Giavanna Rinaldi, 17, has made a name for herself in the horse world. Her uncanny ability to guide any horse...

Mother’s Day

PHOTO: Piper with her mom Robin and baby Eagle at The Devon Horse Show By TPH Publisher Piper Klemm, Ph.D. I have a confession to make. I can sometimes be a bad sport. It happens a few times...

Podcast Review: Crimetown

For more podcast show ideas read Podcast Review: S-Town and What the TPH Interns are Tuning Into... By TPH Intern Emma Dubinsky  Anyone that knows me well knows that I am obsessed with podcasts. I listen...

What the TPH Interns are Tuning Into…

Podcasts have become a part of our recreational, informational, and intellectual lives. They cover a wide variety of subjects- from sports to politics to fiction to religion. Within the extensive menu of the podcast...

Thoroughbred Recreational Riding Incentive Program

Photo: Eliza Cart and Ho Hum Ho competing in the jumpers at a horse in Bel Air, Maryland. By T.I.P. Youth Ambassador Eliza Cart The Thoroughbred Recreational Riding Incentive Program (TRRIP) is designed to recognize and...

Documentary Review: Give Me Shelter

By TPH Intern Estelle Kraft I am not normally the person to choose to watch a documentary while browsing Netflix after a day at school, working or riding, but Give Me Shelter grabbed my attention....