Saturday, December 14, 2019

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...

Breese Pin Bands: Customizable Options for Medical ID Bracelets and More

BY JESS CLAWSON I love eventing for many reasons: the cross-disciplinary elements that compel us to make our horses both fit and rideable; the exciting nature of cross country;...

TPH Review: EcoVet Fly Spray

BY ALLIE CARLSON As equestrians, we spend more money in search of the next great fly spray than perhaps we should. I have tried everything from homemade concoctions of...

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...

Herd of Zebras: A brand with a message

BY ALLIE CARLSON Have you ever felt like a zebra among horses? You almost fit in, but something about you is just a little different? You aren’t alone, and that feeling...

Equestrian Fashion Picks from Decidedly Un-Equestrian Retailers

BY BLOG EDITOR LAUREN MAULDIN Though I'd prefer to spend most of my days at the barn, real life necessitates that a lot of my time is spent far away from the sound of hooves...

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...

Elizabeth Ehrlich is Taking a Unique, All-Natural Approach to Horse Health with Equine...

BY MOLLY SORGE When Elizabeth Ehrlich’s mare, Bella, started showing symptoms of ulcers—pinning her ears while being groomed and becoming spooky and reactive under saddle—in the summer of 2016, she turned to the tried-and-true ulcer...

Does Traditional Have to Mean Plain? A Look at Show Shirts

BY JESS CLAWSON The hunter ring is a great place to catch up on modern fashion and trends. When scrolling through beautiful pictures of gleaming riders, I discovered I found that an unassuming show shirt...

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...

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...

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...

Adding Essential Oils Into Your Horse Care Routine with The Infused Equestrian

BY BLOG EDITOR LAUREN MAULDIN I'll admit it -- I was slow to get on the essential oil train. It's not that I have anything against holistic methods, but for the longest time I thought...

The Clothes Horse: Decades of Excellent Craftsmanship Bring Lifelong Rewards

BY JESS CLAWSON There’s something so elegant about the perfectly turned out horse in a custom cooler. For decades, The Clothes Horse has set the bar for horsewear and...

TPH Review: Rambo Micklem Competition Bridle

BY BETSY KELLEY Perhaps one of my favorite parts of a horse show is standing by the rail and eyeing everyone’s tack. It’s my version of a red carpet fashion show, and one of the...

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...

Winter Fashion Trends That Keep Equestrians Warm

BY INTERN IZZY FEINSTEIN As the temperature drops, stylish equestrians everywhere find themselves with a dilemma. It is time to trade in their fall wardrobe for something warmer, but they do not want to sacrifice...

Mackey USA: Innovative and Fashionable Products for Horse and Rider

BY JESS CLAWSON One of the many struggles of horse ownership is keeping our horses comfortable during the fly-riddled summer months without spending all of our time out in...

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...

TPH Review: One K Defender Air Suede Helmet

BY BETSY KELLEY We are huge helmet champions here at The Plaid Horse. When your sport substitutes out a ball with a 1200lb animal with a mind of its own, there are inherent dangers every...

Be Well Turned Out with Arista Equestrian

BY LAUREN MAULDIN Street clothing designs mimic equestrian style season after season for a reason—we’re a fashionable group. But what do riders need in their apparel? Clothes have to...

Sergio Grasso: Boots & The Art of Craftsmanship

BY SISSY WICKES Sergio Grasso boots inspire the same visceral reaction as a work of art. Contoured lines, perfect balance, and beautiful texture are the hallmarks of the Sergio...