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 saddle for you (often at an...

LAURACEA: Luxury Bags for Equestrians

BY SISSY WICKES The best products for our industry are consistently designed by those who understand our industry. It is difficult for people who have never experienced a horse show season to comprehend it. The...

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 looking down just to double-check your...

Hart Outfitters: This is Our Passion

BY RACHEL K ZHANG AND HARRIETTE THOMAS At seven years old, two girls would shuffle into the barn every week, their faces lit with joy at the sight of their four-legged friends and the smell of—well, manure. Sound familiar? Being from...

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...

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, it makes sense that the overall...

Springtime Supplements Has Options to Help Your Horse Perform When it Matters

BY TPH STAFF From great joint health to a calm performance on show day, we all want our horses to have the edge when we need it the most. Springtime Supplements has several options that...

Get a Glimpse Behind the Medals in “Riding for the Team”

BY MOLLY SORGE/JUMP MEDIA LLC When Robert Ridland arrived in Gladstone, NJ, to ride with Bertalan de Némethy as part of the U.S. Equestrian Team, he was just 18 and owned one pair of breeches....

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 of dressing...

Stunning In Style Stock

From the 2016 September Issue of The Plaid Horse Magazine, read the entire issue HERE.  BY SISSY WICKES For centuries, equestrians have worn the ubiquitous stock tie. From portraits of royalty astride to photographs of modern...

NEW: Bates Caprilli Close Contact Classic

Introducing a serious show jumping saddle designed especially for riders who value a classic design while benefiting from modern innovations. You will enjoy the benefits and appearance of traditional Heritage Leather with the bonus of...

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...

On a Budget? You Need The TackHack

BY LAUREN MAULDIN This online retailer is changing the equestrian discount landscape by working with independent tack shops to source amazing deals for riders. Working adult amateurs bond over many things, like battling nerves at the...

TPH Product Review: Buckwild Breeches

By Betsy Kelley I. Love. Leopard. There, I said it! I love standing out in the schooling ring, and am known for bringing a quirky sense of humor to the barn. Why wear beige all...

Benefab®by Sore-No-More®: Bringing Eastern Medicine to Your Barn

Above photo: Kat Chrysostom, Owner and Designer of Benefab® by Sore No-More®. Read this article and more HERE inside the October/November 2017 Equitation Issue of TPH Benefab® by Sore-No-More® is a research-backed company that provides holistic healing...

Eques Pante Equestrian Underwear: An Honest Review

Before embarking on this review, the idea of wearing sculpting, seamless, bike short-style riding underwear was not high on my wish list.  I’ve been showing in the same three pairs of Tailored Sportsman side zip...

Gitsie’s Specialty Coffee

By Mackenzie Shuman If you've shown at either HITS Ocala or Summer in the Rockies, the name Gitsie’s Specialty Coffee makes your mouth water. Their scrumptious sweets, splendid coffees and drinks, and delicious snacks are...

Is Your Saddle Rack Damaging Your Horse’s Back?

BY HOLLY BARNETT Holly Barnett, owner of August Equine, is a certified saddle fitter and professional equine therapist, based out of Ontario, Canada. Holly embraces the "whole horse" concept and presents a comprehensive approach to...

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...

Tack Cleaning Tips for When You’ve Really Got to Make it Sparkle

BY TPH TEAM Maintaining proper daily maintenance for your tack means that when it’s time to really deep clean it, whether for a big horse show or Pony Club turnout inspection, you’re working from...

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 the most important of human organs...

Uvex Helmets: For Beautiful Style and the Perfect Fit

BY TPH Staff I love to look my best when I’m competing. While my cute riding outfit may not help Mo jump better, we likely ride better when we feel confident in how we look...