Friday, March 5, 2021

What is The Hunter Derby?

By TPH Intern Caroline Gabus, Photos by Adam Hill The Plaid Horse is proud to sponsor a special award for the Top Scoring Junior Rider and the Top Handy Round Score at all the USHJA...

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...

USEDHORSESTUFF.COM

Read more from TPH March Young Rider Style by CLICKING HERE. By Sissy Wickes GROWTH SPURT Another show season, another trip to the tack shop, another experience of sticker shock when you buy the next size up...

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

Photo: USHJA HORSEMANSHIP QUIZ CHALLENGE NATIONAL FINALS AT LAKE ERIE COLLEGE (PAINESVILLE, OH) IN NOVEMBER. LEFT TO RIGHT: CRICKET STONE, USHJA HQC AD HOC COMMITTEE CHAIR; PIPER KLEMM, TPHPUBLISHER; ALIX MORRISON, 2016 OVERALL GOLD...

Style Notebook: Sofia Roberts tells us about what she is wearing these days…

Read more from TPH March Young Rider Style by CLICKING HERE. Your helmet? Samshield Premium Alcantara Your gloves? Roeckl Your favorite breeches? Tailored Sportsman Your hunt coat of choice? Charles Ancona Tall boots? Parlanti As you move up...

TPH Young Rider Spotlight: Grace Klein’s Swift Ride to Success

Read the cover story from TPH March Young Rider Style issue and more by CLICKING HERE. Photos by Andrew Ryback Photography Grace Klein is a poised young woman with a shy smile and quiet demeanor –...

Equestrian Aid Foundation: Horsemen Helping Horsemen

Above Photo: EAF RECIPIENTS MERIBETH WHITE, CAROLYN DAVEY, NORA VANEGAS, AND JOE MCCLOSKEY. PHOTO © MEG MCGUIRE Read this editorial piece and more from the TPH March Young Rider Style issue by CLICKING HERE.   By Sissy...

Lions, Tigers and Microchips, Oh My!

Find this article and more HERE in the TPH March 2017 Young Rider Style issue    By Sissy Wickes    Datamars executive Cailin Monahan is ready to assuage any fears about the USEF mandate on microchipping of competition...

Surbey Surges To The Top

Photo above: SURBEY FURTHERING HIS CANADIAN LEAD IN THE FEI NORTH AMERICAN WESTERN LEAGUE JUMPING-OFF TO 9TH AT THE PALM BEACH MASTERS IN FEBRUARY. PHOTO © ANDREW RYBACK PHOTOGRAPHY. CLICK HERE to read more from the...

April 2017 TPH Crossword- Inspired by the 2017 USHJA Horsemanship Quiz Challenge

CLICK HERE to download the April 2017 TPH Crossword! Stay tuned for the April 2017 Equine Business issue of The Plaid Horse magazine by CLICKING HERE to find the crossword answers! Available at a horse show near you, or...

March 2017 TPH Crossword- Inspired by the 2017 USHJA Horsemanship Quiz Challenge

CLICK HERE to download the February 2017 TPH Crossword! Find the answers HERE on Page 80 of The Plaid Horse – Young Rider Style issue- March 2017  Available at a horse show near you, or online...

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...