Tuesday, October 20, 2020

Style for Your Barn’s Horse Show Home Away from Home

BY KATIE COOK It is said that style is a way to say who you are without having to speak. As any horse show competitor knows, that first impression...

From the Ground Up: 5 Benefits of the SoftBed Comfort Stall Mattress

Your horse’s health and comfort starts from the ground up. And, for horses that spend a large amount of time indoors, the stall is the best place to start. Particularly for performance...

Body Protectors, Air Vests & and Other Safety Gear: What You Need to Know

By Rennie Dyball There’s nothing like a pandemic to get people thinking about their safety. In tack shops and in online groups alike, riders outside of the eventing world...

Horse Head: Brain Science and Other Insights

A TPH Book Review by Annie Birmingham Horse Head: Brain Science and Other Insightsby Maddy Butcher with Dr. Steve Peters Horse Head: Brain Science and Other Insights...

Air Vests Are All the Rage—But Are They Truly Safe?

The hunter jumper world is abuzz about air vests. Well-known professionals are wearing them, more are speaking out about buying their own, and amateur riders and parents are considering making the investment...

TPH Review: For Horses Apparel

For Horses breeches revolutionizes equestrian sportswear. It’s uncommon for a pair of breeches to provide comfort, style and durability all-in-one. Yet, through creative Italian design and expert chemical textile engineering, For Horses...

TPH Book Review – Come to the X by Julia Wendell

TPH Book Review by Elizabeth Sousa We all understand what it’s like to try to fit life and horses together. It is not always easy, but as equestrians, we...

Meet Old Salem Farm Super Groom Juan Martinez

BY LINDSAY BROCK/JUMP MEDIA Originally from the July 2017 issue. Juan Martinez celebrated his one-year anniversary at Old Salem Farm in June and never imagined...

10 Grooming Products Emily Elek Can’t Live Without

Stonewall Farm's Emily Elek shares with us some products she keeps in her grooming bag, keeping her four-legged friends looking their best! 1. Shapley's No.1 Light Oil

TPH Book Review: Horse Crazy

By Annie Birmingham Horse Crazy is the latest endeavor of Pulitzer Prize- nominated New York Times reporter Sarah Maslin Nir. Nir, an avid amateur hunter rider and lifelong horse...

How technology helps our return to competition

BY MEG KRUEGER After losing several months to show cancellations and delays, competitors in the US and Canada are very eager to get back into the show ring.  

Greener Pastures Ahead with Oaklyn’s Ecofriendly Girths

Gwynedd Valley, PA – July 24, 2020 - In 2018, twin sisters Laura Santomauro and Emily Barrett of Gwynedd Valley, Pennsylvania, brought something new and unprecedented to the equestrian world with their...

Just in time… our sun protection guide!

There’s nothing like the beautiful deep rich shine of a horses Summer coat! In recent years there has been more discussion about how to shield our horses skin and...

TPH Review: Colic Watch Out Card Game

By Megan Rosenthal “Colic Watch Out” is a card game created by Ella Doerr of One Good Pony LLC. The rules of the game are straightforward: the players take...

Ways to Spend Time With Your Horse Out of the Tack

By Elizabeth Sousa As equestrians, I think we can all agree that there is just not enough time in the day when it comes to spending time with our...

The Story Behind Kraft Horse Walkers

The horse enters the walker and the door slides shut. The sound of the door sliding is very much like a finely crafted automobile door shutting. It’s a solid yet muffled sound...

The Horse Is Really Our Client

Your daily riding surface truly impacts the safety and well-being of your horse. Improved research methods are providing more accurate data about biomechanics, shock absorption and safety. In the center of all...

The Ultimate Grazing Muzzle Guide

As Spring and Summer arrive around the country, along with that comes  the lush Spring grass. Overindulgence or first time exposure to Spring grass can sometimes can lead to short term and...

How to Push Through Used Trailer Shopping

BY RACHEL WILKOSKI As a young adult, trailer shopping for my very first trailer was a foreign and frustrating experience even though it ultimately ended up being fruitful. 

Ponies for Pride: Where the equine and LGBTQ+ communities meet

BY SHELBY PHILLIPS I have been overwhelmed recently by the frequency and severity of hate, prejudice, and exclusion, not only in the world, but particularly in this sport. If...

This One is for the Underdogs – An Autobiography by Jessamy Rouson

BY LINDSEY RAINS I don’t know about you, but I’m a sucker for a good underdog story. Whether it’s a racehorse like Seabiscuit or the story of a rescue...

Needlepoint Belts Add Some Pop & Tradition to Your Show Attire

BY ELIZABETH SOUSA Tradition tells us that show attire should not stray from solid, dark shades. As of late however, we have seen more variation in colors in the...