Saturday, May 8, 2021

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...

No Stirrup November; It’s All About Attitude!

By Emma Hechtman It was February of 2016, and within a period of one month, I moved from the short stirrup to children's pony and then right into Small Pony Division. Apparently my trainer, Clair Kellner,...

12 Reasons to Show at the World Equestrian Center ASAP

by Elizabeth Howell Wilmington, Ohio, is about to become your new favorite town. Really? Yes. As the last weekend of the two week World Equestrian Center (WEC) 2016 Fall Classic unfolds, I'm here to tell you to...

New Show Grounds About to Break Ground in Ocala, FL

World Equestrian Center and Golden Ocala Golf & Equestrian Club Partner to Build World Class Equestrian Sports Venue, National Membership Allows Equestrians To ‘Try Before You Buy’ WILMINGTON, Ohio – October 28, 2016 – The World...

HIGHLIGHTS OF THE 2016 OLYMPICS

By Sissy Wickes RIO RECAP: The United States was one of only two countries (with Germany)
to win medals in all three of the equestrian disciplines: dressage, show jumping, and eventing. We won Team Silver with...

Michelle Kervian: Jumping Up

BY SISSY WICKES Michelle Kerivan is a woman with a plan. The California native sets specific goals for herself, and then checks them off of her to-do list as she accomplishes them. Most recently, she...

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...