Thursday, January 24, 2019

Battle of the Burgundy: What Coat Colors Belong In The Hunter Ring?

BY LAUREN MAULDIN There's a lot going on in our sport right now. Indoors just wrapped up, and people are looking forward to winter circuits. SafeSport is a hot topic, with everyone going through their...

Breaking Traditions to Be a Better Rider

BY IRENE ELISE POWLICK There is no question that equestrian sport is deeply rooted in tradition. In the hunter/jumper world, everything seems rooted in tradition. Why do we mount only on the left side? It was...

Battle of the Sports Bras

BY RENNIE DYBALL It’s a good time to shop as an equestrian – everything from breeches to show shirts and even hunt coats are being constructed with performance fabrics to keep us cool, dry and...

Equestrian Products That Are Expensive, But Worth It

The equestrian marketplace is full of a lot of items, but how are we supposed to know what's best? Are fancy shampoos better than Mane & Tail? Are we better off spending our precious dollars...

Size Inclusivity in the Equestrian World

BY TPH BLOG EDITOR LAUREN MAULDIN In the spring of 2013, my equestrian life was in a better place than it had ever been. I had a new horse, a young off the track Thoroughbred...

Terrific Trends on the Show Circuit: Summer Edition

By Intern Lauren Aubert   In our present day, equestrian show fashion is more form fitting, sweat-wicking, and breathable than ever before. Breeches come in a variety of rises and colors, some even deemed appropriate to...

Ten Trends to Watch In 2018

BY INTERN IZZY FEINSTEIN As we wrap up the first few months of 2018, this year’s trends in the equestrian industry have already begun to emerge. From new helmet designs to widely popular gourmet horse...

Beautiful and Easy Ways to Display Your Ribbons

BY INTERN ASHLEY SHAW Over many years of horse showing, equestrians can accumulate countless amounts of ribbons. Sadly, the reality is that most of these elegant, hard-earned ribbons end up in storage containers and plastic...

How to Oil a New Saddle

BY CORI MCGRAW So you’ve just purchased a brand new saddle or have been fortunate enough to receive one as a gift (you lucky duck, you!). Now what?  While some manufacturers will pre-oil a...

The Fit Equestrian’s Equitation Bootcamp: Can This Easy Workout Plan Actually Complement Your...

BY RENNIE DYBALL With a month to go before my competitive local medal finals, all it took was the name of this workout to hook me. I’ll take all the shoulders-back help I can get. I’ve...