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Leading Your Horse to Water

By Juliette Beauchamp As the winter months and colder temperatures approach, it is vitally important to stay on top of your horse’s water consumption. The average horse drinks about eight to ten gallons of water...

Get Ready to Show With Springtime Supplements

Taking lessons, training your horse, polishing your tack — there’s a lot to do when preparing for a big show, and that’s before you even get to your horse’s appearance. Riders bathe their horses,...

Hope In the Darkest Moments: Streaker and Majesty’s Journey with VetBlue

BY SYDNEY JONES/PHELPS MEDIA GROUP Sometimes a horse’s life isn't full of blue ribbons and victory gallops. Unfortunately, horses are not always dealt the best hand, which was the case for Streaker and Majesty. Streaker,...

Samantha Schaefer Succeeds with Exhibitor’s

Photos by SAS Photography Throughout her life, Samantha Schaefer has fully immersed herself in horses. At the age of seven, she started showing pony hunters, riding to the top of the winners’ circle, which propelled...

5 Myths About Going Pro

By Emily Urban It’s time for a fresh take on what being a professional rider or trainer means. Income, life balance and more! Let’s bust these 5 myths.  Myth 1- You have to ride at the highest...

Palm Beach Equine Clinic on the Cutting Edge of Regenerative Medicine

BY LINDSAY BROCK/JUMP MEDIA Regenerative Medicine Results at Palm Beach Equine Clinic Palm Beach Equine Clinic veterinarians employ regenerative therapies to encourage the horse’s body to self-heal through stimulating naturally occurring biologic processes. Used to treat...

Sydney Collier: Training, Studying, Motivating

She won the 2022 Reserve Champion title at the 2022 National Para Dressage Championships, was named the 2021 First Traveling Reserve for the Tokyo Paralympic Games, earned the 2020 Reserve Champion title at the...

3 Money Saving Hacks for Horse Owners

BY DIANA BEZDEDEANU 1. Spend More to Save More Believe it or not, it is actually more cost-effective to spend the extra money on high-quality grain, hay, supplements, tack, training/lessons, farrier, and vet care maintenance in...

Purina® SuperSport® Amino Acid Supplement: Designed for Top Equine Athletes

Purina® SuperSport® Amino Acid Horse Supplement was specially designed for top equine athletes. Its proprietary blend of amino acids, vitamins, and minerals supports muscle performance, especially after exercise. Support your horses’ overall fitness and performance with...

Protected: What is the Best Way to Walk an Equitation Course?

In this new web series from The Plaid Horse, we’ve set out to get answers to commonly asked questions from industry professionals and judges. International show jumper, trainer and USEF “R” judge (and The...

Common Complaints: Prevalent Hoof Issues and How to Prevent Them

Alicia Harlov’s passion for hoof care began after acquiring a BLM mustang who was quickly diagnosed with deteriorating navicular disease. On a mission to keep her dreams for him alive, she sought to learn...

Exercise: Cavalletti and Coursework

Preview this exercise from Justine Jarvis, one of many in the new book, Grid Pro Quo: 52 Powerful Jumping Exercises from the World’s Top Riders by Margaret Rizzo McKelvy. This is a great exercise to help prepare...

The Humble Hoof – Alicia Harlov is Changing the Way We Look at Hoof...

BY April Bilodeau We’ve all heard the saying “No hoof, no horse.” And while every animal’s feet are going to have their individual needs, without a healthy hoof, a horse cannot function at their whole...

Protected: How Can You Best Manage a Horse That’s Sensitive to Traffic?

In this new web series from The Plaid Horse, we've set out to get answers to commonly asked questions from industry professionals and judges. International show jumper, trainer and USEF "R" judge (and The...

Exhibitor’s Guide to Last-Minute Holiday Shopping

By Exhibitor's We are coming down to the final hours to order a Christmas present. Where are you in your Holiday shopping? Have you been franticly looking for the perfect gift for that horse lover...

Protected: How Do You Prepare to Ride in Different Sized Arenas?

In this new web series from The Plaid Horse, we've set out to get answers to commonly asked questions from industry professionals and judges. International show jumper, trainer and USEF "R" judge (and The...

Have More Good Years With Your Horse With Purina® Equine Senior®

Purina is years ahead in senior research so you can have more good years with your horse. When our equine partners and trusted companions reach their golden years, their nutritional needs change. Maintaining good...

How Lauren Ray Persevered Through Life-Changing Injuries to Rejoin Her IEA Team

BY Isabella Littlejohn When Lauren Ray was just 15 years old, a drunk driving accident claimed her father’s life, and nearly ended hers as well. On October 15, 2022 in Okaloosa County, FL, a drunk driver...

10 Mindset Tips to Help Us Through When Life Gets Hard

BY Lilli Biedermann Life is hard. This is normal. Waiting for life to get easier isn’t always an option and even if it is, you’ll miss getting to the top when others get the hard...

In the Spotlight: Double D Trailers

Meet the fully customizable trailer company that allows you to build a trailer specifically for you and your horse BY April Bilodeau Finding the right trailer for you and your horse can be a challenge. While...

Managing Weight for Senior Horses

BY Purina Animal Nutrition Some owners struggle with determining when their horse is a senior horse. How do you know when it’s the right time to adjust your feeding management? What are some things that...

Trainer Tuesday: How do you help a rider who can’t keep their hands steady...

Welcome to Trainer Tuesday! Each week we ask trainers a question and gather their answers for you. These trainers have a range of experience, backgrounds, and focus points of their programs, so the answers...