Sunday, October 25, 2020

The Working Student: Two Junior Riders Share their Experiences and Offer Advice

BY Emma Marlowe & Gabriela Pattinson Emma Marlowe & Gabriela Pattinson are both working students for trainers in Southern California. Here they share their experiences and offer some advice to other young riders interested in following...

The German Horse: Kelli Windsor Heads to Europe

Photos and article by Kelli Windsor If you have a dream, or even just the idea of a dream, put it out there and great things can happen. I have been talking about riding in Europe...

Handling What Life Throws Your Way, In and Out of the Ring

BY CATHY PENROD This month, I am going to take a step back from the stress influences that affect performance and review stress, and how we typically respond and react. Change is inevitable – after all,...

Horse Care is More Than a Clean Brush

By Armand Leone, Photos by Kate Houlihan Photography Whether at home, on the road, in the air or at the show, our horses require care to prevent injury and maintain peak condition. The administrative aspects of...

Dreamland is Grand at the Pennsylvania National Horse Show

Dreamland is Grand at the Pennsylvania National Horse Show When Dreamland was called in as Grand Pony Hunter Champion at the Pennsylvania National Horse Show (Harrisburg, PA) in October, it was the biggest win to...

Glenhaven Astoria: From Pasture to Pony Finals

By Ashley Peacock of Peacock Acres  Here we are on our way from Winston-Salem, NC to Unionville, VA to find a project pony.  We aren’t even sure we knew why. Glenhaven Welsh Ponies and Cobs...

An Inside Look: The Daunting College Application Process

Follow @plaidhorsemag // <!,p=/^http:/.test(d.location)?'http':'https';if(!d.getElementById(id)){js=d.createElement(s);js.id=id;js.src=p+'://platform.twitter.com/widgets.js';fjs.parentNode.insertBefore(js,fjs);}}(document, 'script', 'twitter-wjs'); // ]]> By The Plaid Horse Intern Morgan Bullock Applying for college can be a daunting task, especially if you aren’t exactly sure what you’d like to do in college, or where...

6 Pieces of Advice for Competing at IEA Nationals

 Written by: Carly Nasznic, Photos by: Stan Nasznic  The 2015 IEA National Finals are coming up very soon and with only a limited time to prepare for them, here are some tips on how to make...

A Million Reasons to Ride at Alex Jayne’s Our Day Farm

Follow @plaidhorsemag !function(d,s,id){var js,fjs=d.getElementsByTagName(s),p=/^http:/.test(d.location)?'http':'https';if(!d.getElementById(id)){js=d.createElement(s);js.id=id;js.src=p+'://platform.twitter.com/widgets.js';fjs.parentNode.insertBefore(js,fjs);}}(document, 'script', 'twitter-wjs'); Join the Our Day Farm Team   Wellington, FL – April 7, 2015 – Alex Jayne’s Our Day Farm hit the ground running at the Winter Equestrian Festival in Wellington, FL, this season...

A Look Back at LGCT Miami: Photo Gallery

The Plaid Horse intern, Dominique Gonzalez, made the trek from Ocala to Miami to witness the Longines Global Champions Tour of Miami Beach. Even though the sun was hot and the sand was in her shoes,...

World-Class Show Jumping Horses Arrive in Miami Beach

Many 5* equine athletes have arrived in Miami Beach by air for the first round of the Longines Global Champions Tour 2015 (2-4 April), carried in fine style by Emirates Airline and looked after...

What a Weekend! Atlanta Spring Classic Update

The Atlanta Spring Classic at the Georgia International Horse Park has been jumping! The weekend kicked off on Thursday with the $5,000 Open Welcome followed by the $10,000 USHJA International Hunter Derby on Friday and Saturday brought the $25,000 EMO Grand Prix to home...

Bluman Equestrian NY is Born

Bluman Equestrian based in Wellington (FL) since 2009 starts a new project “Bluman Equestrian NY” at Hunters Moon Farm, a top-end facility on Long Island’s prestigious Gold Coast, only 28 miles from New York...

Never Too Young to Give: A Six-Year-Old Gives Up Gifts for Rescued Horses

By The Plaid Horse Intern Amy Coretz While most six-year-olds are concerned about which toys they want to receive for their birthday, six-year-old Hailey Fox of Monticello, Florida, was more concerned about helping the horses...

Demystifying the Pre-Purchase Exam

DTR Equine Sports Medicine Helps Clients See the Whole Picture By Phelps Media Group It's an important but little-known fact among horse buyers: All pre-purchase examinations are not created equal. Pre-purchase exams performed by the DTR Equine Sports...

Shipping Long Distances

By Juliette Beauchamp As many start to thing about winter circuits and show vacations, hauling your horse long distances comes into play. Not only must they be happy and healthy for shipping, but they also...

Photo Gallery: $50,000 Equine Couture TuffRider Grand Prix of HITS Thermal

Will Simpson won with Katie Riddle and was also 9th with The Dude.  Eduardo Menezes and Clear Me finished 12th after an exciting jump-off.  Chianto is looking great again this season- he looks like he...

Dealing With the Grief of a Lost Horse

By Plaid Horse Intern Olivia Ferro (Age 13) The most difficult thing about the horse world, unarguably speaking, is losing a pony or horse that is near to you. When a horse passes, it is...

10 Ways to Stay More Organized at Horse Shows

By Marissa Cohen We have all been in this situation, we get to the show and realize we forgot something. Or the opposite? You happen to overpack and you just do not have enough space...

Are You WEF Ready?

BY MARGOT HIRSCH It’s the time of year when riders from all over the world gather in Wellington, Florida, to compete at the highly regarded Winter Equestrian Festival. Many come for months at a time,...

Investing in horses: Something only a foal would do?

By Scott Mahoney Before we know it, riding season will be over.  There are those who bear down and continue their routine of going to the barn in the cold and those who are fortunate...