Saturday, May 15, 2021

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...

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.  For my budget at the time, new was...

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 you’re “different,” you’re considered controversial, likely...

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 horse conquering their fear to carry...

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 hunter and equitation ring. From maroon...

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 in their barn bag to keep...

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 they serve: riding, working out, warm...

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 function for a reasonable price need...

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 all the help they can get...

Prime Your Way to Better Supplements, Wherever You Are!

No matter where you are, you should be able to get the supplements your horse needs. From hoof to tail, Amazon has the supplements you need. Here are six great supplements you can get...

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 about a company that has a...

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...

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 winter suit....

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. If you're...

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 was founded in 1983 inspired by...

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 was the child in the pony...

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 is teaching them to accept contact,...

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 and discipline related needs all factor...

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 for raising and showing Arabian horses,...

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 imagine my delight when I discovered...