Scott Keller Quit Wall Street for the Jumper Ring

By Jona Lane Scott Keller has been very successful in both the business and equestrian world. Before opening his own training business, he spent many years on Wall St. handling accounts and trading amounts of...

Fake It ‘Til You Make It? My Rookie Week at HITS Thermal

By Karen Terry Here I am at HITS Thermal, riding in my first ever winter circuit show after a serendipitous turn of events led to time off from work and an opportunity to lease a...

All the Action From the First Two Days in Valle de Bravo

DAY ONE: Welcome to Valle de Bravo CSI**** Maurer and Lambre win on Day One  Valle de Bravo, Mexico – January 20, 2016 – The newly minted North American League Longines FEI World Cup qualifying season...

Fox Lea Farm Adds Winter Circuit

By Intern Dominique Gonzalez Fox Lea Farm has been known to have a stellar summer series year after year, and they have revamped their show schedule in 2016 by adding six weeks of horse shows...

2016 College Preparatory Invitational Florida Exceeds Expectations

Press Release An Impressive Field of Competitors Produces Three-Way Tie for High Point Rider The 2016 College Preparatory Invitational (CPI) wrapped up its exciting weekend of competition with an unprecedented three-way tie for High Point Rider....

There’s a First Time for Everything: HITS Thermal

Karen Terry and Carlos (owned by Chloe Green) at Some Day Farm in Bend, Oregon. Jan. 12, 2016 If you’re like me, and I know that many of you are, riding has been a part of your...

Lucy Bradbury Isn’t a Stranger to Hard Work

Take A Chance took Bradbury from the Children's Jumpers 1.10m to the 1.40m Junior Jumpers and 1.50m Grand Prixs before being sold to another young rider to bring up the ranks.  Devine Images...

Congratulations to the 2015 USEF Horses of the Year

By Interns Jordan Cobb, Mackenzie Shuman, Irene Elise Powlick, Dominique Gonzalez, Emma Dubinsky and Olivia Schrager Small Pony Hunter: Bit of Laughter Reserve: Rollingwood's Lemony Snicket Augusta Iwasaki and Bit of Laughter. Photo by TPH Intern Jordan...

Tips, Tricks, and What to Expect at the College Preparatory Invitational

By Irene Elise Powlick After attending the College Preparatory Invitational Horse Show for the first time last year, I learned a few things, and have compiled a list of tips, tricks, and what to expect...

Chace Simmons: Overcoming Adversity

By Jona Lane Photos by Shannon Simmons The College Preparatory Invitational (CPI) kicks off next week and runs January 15-17 at the Jim Brandon Equestrian Center in Palm Beach, FL. Now in its 6th year, the...

Winning! Here’s Who Won the $1,000 Head to Toe Equestrian Giveaway!

Congratulations to our Grand Prize Winner Emily M!!!! She and her 10-year-old OTTB will be receiving all of the fabulous prizes listed below. Because Emily is an equestrian, like the rest of us, she...

Passing on Passion for the Nations Cup on Day 3 of GHM Horsemastership Training...

Story and photos by Erin Gilmore A morning of teachable moments held high value for both the participants and the many spectators on the third and final day of the 2016 GHM Horsemastership Training Sessions...

Beezie Madden Makes it Count on Day 2 of GHM Horsemastership

By Erin Gilmore “A correct position is not always the same position all the time. You've got to be able to adjust what you're going to do.” Adjustability was just one show jumping cornerstone that Beezie...

George Morris HorseMastership Sessions 2016 Day 1: Flatwork Under the Florida Sun

By Erin Gilmore The seventh annual George H. Morris Horsemastership Sessions are underway in Wellington, Florida, with a different energy than in years past. The man whose name this three-day clinic bears is absent this...

2015 Recap: The CP National Horse Show

November 2015 - Lexington, Kentucky - Photos by The Plaid Horse intern Dominique Gonzalez Olivier Philippaerts in the Open Jumper Warmup  Lisa Goldman and Centurion B in the $130,000 CP Grand Prix Candice King and Bugatti VDL...

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...

2015 Recap: Lake Placid Horse Shows

July 2015 - Lake Placid, New York - Photos by Adam Hill, Piper Klemm and HJK Photography Double G Stables' Summerwood Rhythm 'N Blues & Nikki Boyle were Reserve Champion Small/Medium Green Pony Hunters at...

2015 Recap: The Derby at the Genesee Country Village and Museum

June 2015 - Mumford, New York - Photos by Adam Hill  Jennifer Alfano and Miss Lucy Pony riders Francesca Calamari, Sophia Calamari, and Kate Taylor walk the $5,000 Pony Derby course, sponsored by Ponies & Palms...