Wednesday, January 20, 2021

BackGate is Creating Horse Show Technology for a Cause

BY CATIE STASZAK Dave Conlan is a proud horse show father. He had his daughter Blair on a horse’s back before she could walk, recalling the enjoyment he got out of playing polo for the...

Will Air Vests Alone Keep Riders Safe?

One of the hot topics in the horse world—and at the 2020 USHJA Virtual Annual Meeting—is body protection for riders. Body protectors, a.k.a. foundation garments, a.k.a. “those vests eventers wear,” have been around for quite...

Holiday Horse Wreaths

Jump the Moon by Kathy Simmers

A TPH Book Review by Meg Rosenthal Most little girls never forget their first pony. In Jump the Moon, a beautiful children’s book by Kathy Simmers, this notion is championed as the book follows the...

Normalizing Rider Safety One Vest at a Time

Two months ago, Catherine Winter launched Ride EquiSafe, a one-stop shop for all things safety. BY KRISTIN PITZER A few years ago, Catherine Winter, who had been riding hunter/jumpers most of her life, decided to add...

Leadership in Equine Design: The Corton & HorsestallsUSA story

By Philip Pryor, Ag Engineer Corton production makes stalls to the highest quality standards using sustainable  energy sources and employs 30 people with a certified training program Can horse stalls be both beautiful and low-maintenance at...

Equestrian Accessories for In and Out of the Barn

As equestrians, we are passionate about this part of our lives.  Whether heading to the barn, a horse show, or the grocery store, you can show off your equestrian flair with these great accessories. 1....

The Shady Lady: Alysia Lynch-Sherard

BY BROOKE GODDARD How This Horse Trainer & Mother Revolutionized Face Scarves on Horse Show Grounds  “I needed to do something different.” As a young mom, Alysia realized that she needed to find a way to protect...

EQL BY KERRITS

Unbridle your personal style—and your power—to help horses INTRODUCING EQL BY KERRITS™ An all-new brand of thoughtfully designed leisure apparel For over 30 years, Kerrits has designed and manufactured in-saddle performance apparel for women. Building on these...

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 of how a rider presents herself...

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 are talking about incorporating an extra...

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 for themselves...

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 raises the...

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 know it’s necessary, and we do...

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 he would be working for one of the top show...

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 lover, delves into anecdotes ranging from...

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 coat from the harmful rays of...

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 turns drawing cards from their decks...

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 horses. Often times, we get to...

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 that makes...

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 this you...

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 long term...