Thursday, September 24, 2020

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...

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...

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...

10 Things Every Rider Needs in their Barn Bag

This year, never be caught unprepared - make sure your barn bag is packed and with you at all times!  Here are 10 items we think every rider needs...

TPH Review: Printsfield Socks

BY ALLIE CARLSON I am a sock hoarder. I admit it. My husband frequently asks why I own so many socks. I justify the addiction with all the purposes...

For Horses Makes Quality Clothing and Face Masks For Riders

BY JESS CLAWSON It’s spring, which means it’s a great time to get up to date on the latest riding fashions. Discerning riders who want quality, elegance, fit, and...

Just in Time… The Ultimate Bug Gear Guide

Beat the Bugs this season. Summer will be here before you know it and after record rainfall in much of the country, our equine friends are going to need...

TPH Review: Rusty Brown Jewelry

BY ALLIE CARLSON While we are all horse people, The Plaid Horse staff are all very unique and different individuals. So, when we all come together and get excited...

The Clothes Horse

Nothing is classier on a cool, rainy day than a beautifully turned out horse in a perfect wool cooler or beautifully fitted rain sheet. The Clothes Horse has been in the business...

Redingote

We all know Redingote for reinventing the coverall. This company, founded in 2018 by two women who needed something better for their equestrian lifestyle, produced a piece of essential barnwear in their...

Small Business Saturday – Social Distancing Edition

No, Black Friday wasn't yesterday and Christmas isn't just around the corner. But let's face it—we're bored, we're stuck at home, and many of us want to do a little retail therapy....

Outback Trading Company

Those who love the look, feel, and function of an oilskin raincoat will want to add Outback Trading Company’s Jill-a-Roo jacket to their spring wardrobe. Outback Trading Company...