Wednesday, April 21, 2021

Tempe Salatiello Works Her Way to Success

By Chapel Puckett Leaving the ring at the Mid Atlantic Equestrian Festival with the title of the champion collegiate rider, Tempe Salatiello finished her junior year with a total of three championships in one week...

Signature Tutoring Services Helps Riders Be Top Riders & Top Students

BY SISSY WICKES How is a rider able to meet the demands of an “A” circuit equestrian career and achieve academic excellence? Wendy Salomon of Signature Tutoring has spent her career solving this dilemma. Wendy Salomon...

Brandi Cyrus: Style Native with The Plaid Horse

Brandi Cyrus, model, on-air host and TV personality has contributed a style column photographed by Tausha Dickinson to each issue of The Plaid Horse since 2015. Brandi's league of social media followers...

Holiday Recipes to Keep the Family Healthy & Happy

By Kimberly Maloomian, RD, LDN Top Amateur Rider and registered dietician Kimberly Maloomian shares with TPH  healthy dish recipes to help keep you and your family feeling healthy & happy this holiday season! Holiday Menu: Each recipe serves...

Avoid These 7 Deadly Sins at the Holiday Dinner Table

By Kimberly Maloomian, RD, LDN Top Amateur Rider and registered dietitian Kimberly Maloomian shares with TPH her health tips and recipes for feeling your best this holiday season.  1. No exercise. Remember that exercise not only helps with weight maintenance...

GUT MICROBES- THE GOOD, THE BAD AND THE UGLY

Scientific Research provided by BioZyme, Inc. All horses have a resident population of microbes (microscopic “bugs”) living in their digestive system. This population includes hundreds of different types of bacteria, fungi and protozoa, some of...

USEF Announces Riders and Clinicians for 2017 USEF George H. Morris Horsemastership Training Session

The United States Equestrian Federation (USEF) has announced the participants for the 11th annual USEF George H. Morris Horsemastership Training Session presented by the USHJA and sponsored by Adequan, Ariat, Practical Horseman, and Equestrian...

Q&A with Stefanie Mazer on Pony Shopping in Wellington

View of the ring and covered round pen at Stefanie Mazer's Forget Me Not Farm in Wellington, Florida. PC: Erin Gilmore As we enter into the winter equestrian circuits, The Plaid Horse sat down with...

Cazenovia College-A Well-Rounded Equine Education

BY SISSY WICKES Cazenovia College is one the oldest independent, co-educational colleges in America. Established in 1824, the picturesque campus is set in the quaint, Main Street, USA town of Cazenovia, NY. College enrollment is approximately...

How to Reinstate Your Pony’s Green Year by November 30th

You will need: Pony owner USEF login & password, credit card, and about ten minutes. If you dabbled in the Green Pony Hunter divisions, but it was not exactly the debut you were hoping for,...

Farnley Dolphin: A Legendary Pony

Written by Irene Elise Powlick With the face of an angel and a devilish look in his eye, Farnley Dolphin was an iconic show pony. Bred by the famous Joan Dunning at Farnley Farm in...

TPH Review: Struck Breeches

By Liz Davoll | Photos by Hillary Oswald Growing up I wore one brand of breech, sworn to them they were classics. I would wear these breeches until the day I stopped riding. Then, something...

Sweet Briar College and the Transformative Experience of Riding

Written by Sissy Wickes Sweet Briar College in Lynchburg, VA, has had more than its share of trials in the past eighteen months. Slated to close its doors in 2015, the small female liberal arts...

TPH Review: Ruespari Belts

By Liz Davoll   A few weeks ago the founder of Ruespari, Adrienne Marciano, sent a care package to my house for me to check out her new line of belts. I’d been eyeing these beauties...

How Healthy is That Hay? Six Tips on How to Know.

According to Purina Animal Nutrition, forage makes up 50-90 percent of a horse’s diet. And this usually means lots and lots and lots of hay. Because it’s such a big part of your horse's...

California Girls Rise to the Challenge at the OCHSA Junior Masters Medal, sponsored by...

Photos by Sydney Lowe and Rick Osteen Written By TPH Intern Sydney Lowe The OCHSA Junior Masters Medal Final, sponsored by The Plaid Horse, was held at the Orange County Championship Show on October 16, 2016,...

John Bragg and Early August Dominate Indoors

BY SISSY WICKES Athleticism, style, look and attitude are the attributes that every horseman looks for in a prospect. While it is difficult enough to assess these qualities while standing in front of a horse,...

Heritage Fundamentals Program

BY SISSY WICKES In April of 2016, Andre Dignelli took a small group of riders to a local, one- day show. He could not remember the last time he had done that, and it may...

Best Double Tire Blow Out Ever

by Katie Cooper "You are all set, you shouldn't have any problems now," said Greg Palmer, at the World Equestrian Center in Wilmington, OH. Those are magical words to all of us who travel with the most...

Maclay Regional Winners Look Towards 2016 ASPCA Maclay Finals

Katherine Bundy, Region 1 PRESS RELEASE Lexington, KY - Sept. 27, 2016 - With the 2016 ASPCA Maclay Horsemanship Finals presented by Chansonette Farm just over a month away at the CP National Horse Show in Lexington,...

2016 North American League West Coast Year-End Division Winners Announced

Madison Myro and Q Royal Palm Z PRESS RELEASE Annville, PA - October 7, 2016 - The North American League (NAL) is delighted to announce the winners of the NAL West Coast League's five divisions who will now have...

ISU Equestrain Aimee Schulz Wins Andrew Rybeck Photography & Plaid Horse $2,500 Scholarship

Aimee Schulz, a sophomore at Iowa State University with a major in genetics, is the recipient of the 2016 Andrew Rybeck Photography and The Plaid Horse $2,500 scholarship. The award was announced by Andrew...