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Riders Working the Rust Breeches Look

Love them or hate them, rust breeches are a real trend with a strong following. These vintage-look breeches even at one point had their own dedicated active Facebook page, "Bring Back RUST Breeches." For those...

The Case For Dark-Colored Breeches

BY JENNIFER FINCH Why the recent USEF rule change allowing dressage riders to wear dark-colored breeches is an important step in making our sport more accessible. Early in 2021, USEF announced that, starting on December 1st,...

TPH Review: Rambo Protector Fly Sheet with Disc Front 

BY PIPER KLEMM We all want to keep our horses comfortable, all year round. In the summer, that means protection from flies. I have been using Horseware products on my horses for as long as...

AP Hassinger: “We Want Everyone to Have Their Favorite Breeches”

BY April Bilodeau As equestrians, we spend a lot of time in our riding clothes. Our tight fitting, sweat trapping, often uncomfortable riding clothes. Amy Hassinger, a life-long equestrian and prolific inventor, is no stranger to...

Why is a Pre-Ride Routine So Important?

BY Ifa Simmonds Recently I had a few clients in a group training session ask me a great question.  "I feel like I have my horse routine down from when I get to the barn, to...

A Legacy of Quality Equine Nutrition Products – Life Data Labs, Inc.

BY Jessica Shannon Life Data Labs, Inc. is a trusted name in the equestrian community thanks to their product, Farrier’s Formula, the number-one recommended hoof supplement by farriers in the U.S. In 1973, Frank Gravlee, DVM,...

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...

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...

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...

Festive and Spooky Costumes: Celebrate Halloween With Your Horse!

Above: A beautiful princess and her magical unicorn. Photo by Fox Lea Farm. By TPH Intern Izzy Feinstein Halloween is just around the corner. Horse shows are featuring seasonal costume classes for horses and riders, and barns...

Free X Rein Offers Classic Stable to Street Style

BY TPH ADVERTISING EXECUTIVE LIZ DAVOLL Scrolling through Instagram a few weeks ago, I came across @xfreerein and was intrigued by their stunning imagery. Equestrian essence in some images, street style in others, and that...

A Q&A with Wellesley Equestrian

BY ANNIE BIRMINGHAM I first met Carolyn Lavin at the US Pony Finals at the Kentucky Horse Park in August of 2017. Her company, Wellesley Equestrian, was presenting their customized grooming boxes and brushes during...

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...

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...

Battle of the Burgundy: What Coat Colors Belong In The Hunter Ring?

BY LAUREN MAULDIN There's a lot going on in our sport right now. Indoors just wrapped up, and people are looking forward to winter circuits. SafeSport is a hot topic, with everyone going through their...

How To Care for Your Tall Boots

BY ANNIE BIRMINGHAM It’s no secret that a pair of quality tall boots is a significant, albeit necessary, investment. With the base price of a quality off-the-rack boot often beginning somewhere around the thousand dollar mark, it...

Charleigh’s Cookies: A Labor of Love

BY SISSY WICKES “When you’re going through a difficult time – regardless of age, gender or status – there is nothing like the healing power of horses. They give everything and ask for little in...

Everyday Tack Maintenance: How to Keep Your Tack in Good Shape

BY TPH TEAM I like tack cleaning, but don’t always have time to clean my tack to the extent that I’d like. Back when I had an office job I could stop thinking about after...

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...

Kinetic Vet: Equine Health Solutions Backed by Science and Respected for Results

By Catie Staszak/Catie Staszak Media When veterinarian brothers Drs. Scott and Stuart Pierce created their popular Conquer Liquid in 1999, it sparked the launch of an entire company. Scott was working at Rood & Riddle Equine...

Rain Gear for Every Horse Show

When it comes to working with horses, preparation is key. Yes, proper training at home and placing yourself and your horse in a suitable division is paramountly important. But you must also be prepared...

Spruce Up Your Spaces with Horse Wallpaper Murals

Horses are no doubt the most majestic of creatures. And if you are a lover of all things horses, why not bring this wild beauty inside by incorporating some equestrian home décor into your...