Friday, October 23, 2020

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...

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...

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...

Anonymity

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...

Arena Dressage Saddles Can Solve Fit Problems

BY MCKAYLA HOHMANN Saddle fitting comes with many challenges: horses change shape, quality saddles are expensive, and sometimes even nice saddles aren’t adjustable enough to fit properly. Arena is...

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...

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...

8 Products to Get You and Your Horse Through Winter

BY 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 southern...

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 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...

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...

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...

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...

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....

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...

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...

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...

Ways to Spend Time With Your Horse Out of the Tack

By Elizabeth Sousa As equestrians, I think we can all agree that there is just not enough time in the day when it comes to spending time with our...

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...

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...

HorseScents Relax Horses Naturally

BY JESS CLAWSON Equestrians of all stripes worry about their horses’ comfort, from turnout safety to saddle fit to emotional wellbeing.We invest a lot in our animals, and prioritizing...

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...