Friday, January 22, 2021

Tyler Hardin Excels in Bogata

By Gabi Zupancic The Plaid Horse caught up with Tyler Hardin after a very exciting FEI Children’s Jumper Finals competition in Bogata, Columbia.  Tyler is the 12 year old daughter of Kristin Hardin, a well...

Commentary on the USEF Medal Finals 2016 Course

By Bill Schaub Bill Schaub owns Over the Hill Farm in Sanford, FL. A professional for over 30 years, Bill has trained many successful horses and riders in the hunter and equitation ring, including young...

Top Junior Rider at Blenheim USHJA International Hunter Derby

Elli Yeager of Ingenium Farm was once again awarded the title of Top Junior Rider in the $15,000 USHJA International Hunter Derby at Blenheim Equisports Showpark Racing Festival. Yeager and Copperfield 39 received a...

First Timer Perspective: Rachel Van Allen Reports from Capital Challenge on the Ariat National...

Oct. 8, 2016--Upper Marlboro, MD The adrenaline rush of a competitive equitation final isn’t just for the under 18 crowd. The Ariat National Adult Medal Final, held each year at Capital Challenge, gives adult riders...

NMSU NCEA Team Experiences Heartbreak

By Mackenzie Shuman October 8, 2016 Thirty days before school started, the whole New Mexico State University NCEA team got a devastating call: their team would not be funded by the school in the upcoming year....

Get to Know Judges Julie Winkel and Rob Gage

By Mackenzie Shuman Recently, I was able to attend a horse show where two prestigious judges, Julie Winkel and Rob Gage, were judging. Knowing these two judges had extensive years of riding and judging experience...

Lanie Walkenbach Finds Success in the Region 6 ASPCA Maclay Regionals

By Mackenzie Shuman The jumps were set, the horses groomed, the riders ready, the mood tense. Riders from all over Region 6 were ready to compete in the ASPCA Maclay Regionals to claim their spot...

Coretz Has More Than Just a Happy Hour

By Irene Elise Powlick | Photos by Izzy Feinstein After recovering from a broken back, Mindy Coretz showed Happy Hour in the 3’3” Amateur/Owner Hunters during the first week of the 2016 Winter Equestrian Festival, expecting...

ERIN DUFFY SHOW STABLES: Equestrian Excellence With A View

BY TPH STAFF, PHOTOS BY KATE HOULIHAN PHOTOGRAPHY As the day winds down, Erin Duffy watches the sun set over the Pacific Ocean while she finishes her last lesson. This idyllic Malibu, California location serves...

Brooke USA Raises Crucial Funds for Working Equines Across the Globe

BY TPH STAFF There are those who believe that one moment can alter your life forever, and for Dorothy Brooke, that moment happened more than 80 years ago in Cairo, Egypt. In the early 1930s,...

The Madness Behind The Inside Leg to Outside Rein

BY ASHLEEN LEE Often times I feel like a broken record. I tell my students and myself when I am riding, use the inside leg to the outside rein. Why? The outside rein holds the track....

Vandamme and Bonjorno Say Hello to Two Gold Medals

Article by: Irene Elise Powlick, Photos by: Mackenzie Shuman After a trying four rounds, Elise Vandamme and her own Bonjorno came away with both the Team Gold and Individual Gold Medals at the Zones 7& 8 Children’s and...

Juliette Joseph Catches a Ride to Equitation Finals

By Sissy Wickes California catch riding phenom Juliette Joseph heads east this week to contest the THIS Medal Finals held at The Capital Challenge Horse Show in Upper Marlboro, MD. The thirteen- year- old will...

Stunning In Style Stock

From the 2016 September Issue of The Plaid Horse Magazine, read the entire issue HERE.  BY SISSY WICKES For centuries, equestrians have worn the ubiquitous stock tie. From portraits of royalty astride to photographs of modern...

Thirty Years for Arcadia Farm

Molly Flaherty and Patty Peckham became business partners in October 1986, with three horses in their string that grew to twenty within a year.  Right from the start, they have been on the same...

Escalante Excels in Wasatch Summer Derby

By Irene Elise Powlick After a successful week in the Performance Hunters, Michael Knight and Escalante, owned by Maura Thatcher’s Pony Lane Farm, went on to win the final Hunter Derby of the season at...

THIS WEEKEND: MACLAY REGIONALS 2016

MACLAY REGIONALS 2016 Saturday, September 17, 2016 REGION 1 & 2 REGION 1: Northeast (CT,MA,ME,NH,RI,VT) REGION 2: East (NJ,NY,PA) American Gold Cup, Old Salem, NY Live feed: We are investigating whether a live feed will be available. REGION 5 REGION 5: Central (IA,...

The Plaid Horse Crossword, September 2016

CLICK HERE TO DOWNLOAD Find the answers on page 98! Tag @theplaidhorsemag in a photo of your completed crossword on Instagram with the hashtag #TPHCrossword and you will be entered to win a TPH Prize Pack!      

Molly Canfield: Rising Junior on the Zone 5 A Circuit

By Estelle Kraft Molly Canfield and Penny Lane, owned by Michelle Shapiro, walked out of the Zone 5 Children’s Hunter Regional Finals as Gold Medalists in both the Individual and Team portion of competition the...

Overseas Adventures with Kelli Cruciotti

By Mackenzie Shuman Entering the 2016 the Winter Equestrian Festival (WEF), Kelli Cruciotti, 19, of Elizabeth, Colo. had a lot to live up to as she had recently won both the Pessoa/US Hunt Seat Medal...

NEW PRODUCT ALERT: Struck Apparel’s 50 Series Show Breech

REPRINTED FROM THE SEPTEMBER ISSUE OF THE PLAID HORSE...CLICK HERE TO READ THE FULL ISSUE! The motto of Struck Apparel is “made for sport.” All products are “designed to meet athlete’s needs, and help you...

A Mother & Daughter’s Joint Venture with a Registered Virginia Bred Pony

GAP SPRINGS HEART’S DESIRE (Gypsy Time Traveler x Clementine by Wayfarer) In the Spring of 2007, Debra Meighan of Leesburg, VA, had a decision to make.  She owned a Hanoverian/TB cross mare which she had bought...