Thursday, September 24, 2020

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...

Redingotes and Feathers: The Secret to Looking Nice is Following Your Personal Style

BY NOA LEIBSON  Despite being the sort of person who spends most of her time in pajamas, I find myself quite interested in fashion and aesthetics. Stranger yet, I...

TPH Review: The Perfect Bit

BY JESS CLAWSON There are many great things about riding young horses and thoroughbreds off the track, but the young horses come with challenges. One challenge for many horses...

Get a Leg Up on Leg Protection

BY DR. HEATHER BEACH With so many options for leg protection for our horses, how can we choose what is best? Appearance, cost, function, and your horse’s unique conformational...

Over 100 Years of Trusted Grooming Technology: The Straight Arrow Family of Brands

Straight Arrow Products, Inc., founded by Phillip and Bonnie Katzev in 1970, is proudly owned and operated by second generation, Devon B. Katzev. Phil and Bonnie had a passion...

TPH Review: Rydale Clothing

BY JESS CLAWSON Springtime means all kinds of weather, and those April showers mean cute all-weather riding gear. Like most of us, I’m on a budget, so you can...

When Buying a Helmet, Use Your Head

By Dana Miller • Chagrin Saddlery Whether calculating a fast and clear jumper trip, finding the perfect distance to a fence or going on a relaxing trail ride, keeping...

Kerrits Reimagined: Introducing a New Hunter/Jumper Collection from the Innovative Brand

By Esther Hahn Flattering performance breeches at a palatable price point are surprisingly difficult to find. In a landscape of expensive competition wear—that inevitably increases the rising fees associated...

The Perfect Bit Does Exist

BY JESS CLAWSON Many riders struggle with teaching their horses, and themselves, proper connection to the bit. Sometimes horses resist because the bit isn’t an appropriate choice or doesn’t...

EqRight: A tiny trainer clipped right to your helmet

BY ALLIE CARLSON My trainer always says you teach what you have struggled with. When I help others out at shows, I find myself focused on eyes and posture....

TPH Review: ChuckUms Wraps

BY JESS CLAWSON I live in my barn—literally—and manage the six horses who live in it with me. It’s a great life, but comes with a lot of responsibility....

TPH Review: Jamie Slye Hats

BY JESS CLAWSON I’ve always wanted to be a stylish person, but it can be tricky as a person who doesn’t fit into any easily categorized style or gender...

EQright: Tiny Device, Big Potential to Improve Your Riding

By Rennie Dyball Does your trainer tell you to “look up!” or “sit up!” every lesson? Do you jump up your horse’s neck from time to time? Find yourself...

Pony Suds is More Than Tack Soap

By Jess Clawson Tiny kids are common at horse shows running around with their friends in cute bows and garter straps with adorable ponies. But there is one five...

TPH Review: SaddleMattress

BY JESS CLAWSON A few months ago after noticing that my thoroughbred wasn’t using his back as well as he normally does, I asked my saddle fitter to come...

Simple Solutions (to annoying problems): Sweaty Helmets

By Lauren Mauldin Imagine the scene—you’re walking into the barn to get ready for a lesson. When you hacked the day before, your horse was light and responsive which...

The Tack Box is More than a Tack Store

BY JESS CLAWSON Even as a kid growing up in Indiana, I knew that Middleburg, Virginia was the place to be for horses. I dreamed of someday visiting this...

Sergio Grasso Offers a New EcoRiding Line & More for the Modern Rider

EcoRiding: the feel of leather, the performance of microfiber. Leather, wool coats, velvet helmets—these have all been staples in equestrian attire for centuries. For a sport steeped in tradition,...