Monogrammed Belts and Flattering Tights for Your Shopping Lists This Year!

BY LAURA OWENS Radio stations have begun to blast holiday music over the airwaves, and it’s the time of year that equestrians enjoy cozying up to catalogs and perusing gaggles of goodies for horse and...

PulseVet: The Basics and Benefits of Shock Wave Therapy for Horses

BY PHOEBE BROWN Horses carry the dreams, hopes, and goals of equestrians in all disciplines. Riders, owners, trainers, veterinarians, farriers, and countless others work hard to put horse welfare first. In the equine industry, various...

The Plaid Horse Ultimate Horse Show Packing List

By Izzy Feinstein As the start of the summer horse show season approaches, riders everywhere are preparing to travel to shows all across the country. Whether they will be at the show for a day...

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...

What Are Those Horse Masks in the Jumper Ring?

The jumper ring is often one of innovation. More than just blinged out bonnets and colorful jackets, it’s a place to see some of the latest tack in our sport.  Lately, you may have noticed...

Gitsie’s Specialty Coffee

By Mackenzie Shuman If you've shown at either HITS Ocala or Summer in the Rockies, the name Gitsie’s Specialty Coffee makes your mouth water. Their scrumptious sweets, splendid coffees and drinks, and delicious snacks are...

The Fit Equestrian’s Equitation Bootcamp: Can This Easy Workout Plan Actually Complement Your...

BY RENNIE DYBALL With a month to go before my competitive local medal finals, all it took was the name of this workout to hook me. I’ll take all the shoulders-back help I can get. I’ve...

Nikovian Equestrian Enters the Ring

Founder Madison Smith couldn’t find tops and breeches that worked for her—so she created her own. It is amazing what a little frustration can make someone do. Madison Smith, founder of Nikovian Equestrian, never met...

Air Vests Are All the Rage—But Are They Truly Safe?

The hunter jumper world is abuzz about air vests. Well-known professionals are wearing them, more are speaking out about buying their own, and amateur riders and parents are considering making the investment for themselves...

Malvern Saddlery: Built on Tradition, Sustained by Quality

BY TPH TEAM Quality and care have always been priorities for Jill Apfelbaum, proprietor of the stylish and classic Malvern Saddlery located in Malvern, Pennsylvania. As a young girl, Apfelbaum was obsessed with horses and...

The Clothes Horse: Decades of Excellent Craftsmanship Bring Lifelong Rewards

BY TPH Staff 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 is well known for providing the...

Ask The Judge: Horse Show Fashion

The hunter and equitation rings can be a hard place for fashion lovers who thrive on finding pieces that bring a new flair to the horse show. From wild colors to crystalized details, riders...

Give RAO the Old Heave-Ho!

Does your horse often cough at the beginning of your ride? Does he or she also have some nasal discharge and labored breathing? Your horse could be suffering from Recurrent Airway Obstruction (RAO), or...

TPH Product Review: Buckwild Breeches

By Betsy Kelley I. Love. Leopard. There, I said it! I love standing out in the schooling ring, and am known for bringing a quirky sense of humor to the barn. Why wear beige all...

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...

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...

Will Air Vests Alone Keep Riders Safe?

One of the hot topics in the horse world—and at the 2020 USHJA Virtual Annual Meeting—is body protection for riders. Body protectors, a.k.a. foundation garments, a.k.a. “those vests eventers wear,” have been around for quite...

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...

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 Book Review: Ten Horse Farm

BY ALLIE FOX Ten Horse Farm by Robert Sabuda #1 New York Times best-selling pop-up creator On a wintery morning in Canton, NY, I finished chores and headed over to Dr. Piper Klemm's home -- also known...

Style for Your Barn’s Horse Show Home Away from Home

BY KATIE COOK It is said that style is a way to say who you are without having to speak. As any horse show competitor knows, that first impression of how a rider presents herself...

Gears, Gauges, and Motors, Oh My! The Making of All-Natural Equine Supplements

By Kara Pinato Scro / Jump Media As horse lovers, we’re constantly seeking the very best for our horses in just about every facet of their lives—from boarding barns to riding equipment to their feed,...