Thursday, July 9, 2020

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Above Photo: Coco Fath soaring over a High Junior Jumper fence at Devon in her Tucci dress boots and Samshield helmet. By Jordan Cobb From the time I started bopping around cross-rails on my fat, half-leased...

6 Horse Gifts to Satisfy Your Inner Child

BY TPH BLOG EDITOR LAUREN MAULDIN I'm many years past qualifying for junior classes, and the older I get the harder my holiday wish list is to come up with. Sometimes I think I'd rather...

8 Products to Get You and Your Horse Through Winter

BY INTERN ANNIE BIRMINGHAM If you’re anything like me, you scroll through your Instagram feed at least once daily and feel some extreme envy for your fellow equestrians escaping this brutal winter at the warm...

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...

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...

TPH Review: R.J. Classics’ New “Harmony” Show Coat

BY RENNIE DYBALL For most riders in the show ring today, the heavy wool hunt coats of old are a distant memory (or something your mom wore back in her horse show days). Today’s tack...

Show Your Pride with Rainbow Equestrian Gear for Horse & Rider

BY JESS CLAWSON Pride month might be behind us, but if you’re anything like me you want to express your pride all year round. Who doesn’t love rainbows? I...

TPH TV Review: Netflix’s Free Rein

BY ELISE STEPHENS At least once in their lives, all past, present, and future equestrians look for that perfect horse TV show or movie. And many equestrians will admit it is actually very hard to...

Tack Tack Room: Making Online Tack Shopping Easy

BY JESS CLAWSON There are many good reasons to buy or sell used tack, but biggest motivation for most of us is money. High-quality equipment for less is hard...

TPH Review: Struck Breeches

By Liz Davoll | Photos by Hillary Oswald Growing up I wore one brand of breech, sworn to them they were classics. I would wear these breeches until the day I stopped riding. Then, something...

Cold Weather Apparel for the Equestrian Athlete

BY SISSY WICKES What do you get when you cross a cold trainer with an active wear apparel developer? Redingote! All riders, trainers, and horse enthusiasts who live in colder climates have experienced the hardships of winter...

TPH Review: Rider’s Case is Perfect for Cell Phones and More

BY ALLIE CARLSON Riders who spend a lot of time riding on their own either at home or on the trail know the importance of keeping a cell phone...

Patriotic Tack Sets You Didn’t Know You Were Missing

BY BLOG EDITOR LAUREN MAULDIN If there's one thing I love about the hunters, it's the wide variety of striking, individualistic tack choices. Oh wait... that's literally every other discipline. Still, for the hunter/jumper rider looking...

How to Choose Your Riding Helmet in 3 Steps

Above: Photo by TPH Intern Emily McNeill A laps with the helmet again. We will not tire of talking about this important topic for any horseman or rider regardless of the discipline you practice, how...

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....

Equestrian Companies That Give Back

Above: Emma Rieber sports her “Emma Pinwheel” Bows benefitting Neve Michael Children’s Village from Red Roan Equestrian at Princeton Show Jumping. Photo by Izzy Feinstein. By TPH Intern Izzy Feinstein It is no secret everyone loves receiving gifts...

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...

6 Valentine’s Day Gifts For Equestrians

BY INTERN IZZY FEINSTEIN Valentine’s Day is approaching fast, leaving little time to purchase a gift for the equestrian in your life. Although shopping for horse lovers can be daunting, here are six great gifts...

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...

What’s In My Tack Locker: Winter Edition

BY TPH INTERN IZZY FEINSTEIN When equestrians begin to replace sunshirts with sweaters, or, if they are lucky enough, escape to the Florida sun, it is safe to say winter has arrived. Spooky horses and...

TPH REVIEW: The RJ Classics Nora Show Coat

BY BETSY KELLEY When I was on the hunt for a new show coat as a budget-conscious Adult Amateur, it never occurred to me that I could afford to wear a high-end brand. Much to...

BrushBuster: Reimagining a Grooming Classic

BY JESS CLAWSON It would be challenging to find an equestrian who has not brushed a horse. Some of us love it and linger over the routine. Some of...