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...

Tack Cleaning Tips for When You’ve Really Got to Make it Sparkle

BY TPH TEAM Maintaining proper daily maintenance for your tack means that when it’s time to really deep clean it, whether for a big horse show or Pony Club turnout inspection, you’re working from...

Mackey USA: Innovative and Fashionable Products for Horse and Rider

BY TPH TEAM 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 the paddocks searching for missing fly...

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...

Self Care Tips for Creating a More Balanced Lifestyle

By Valerie Breslow As an equestrian, the demands on your life are intense. Your daily list of to-dos starts at the crack of dawn and keeps going well past dark. You often feel stressed out...

Show Your Stripes: Products to Empower

BY SISSY WICKES Everything Herd of Zebras stands for is designed to give you that warm fuzzy feeling on the inside and out, empower you, and stand alongside you. Forest Franzoi, founder of the Herd of...

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...

Wool vs Foam Flocking: What Does It Mean for Your Saddle?

BY BRITTANY BIRD So, you’re shopping for a new saddle, and as you sip your morning coffee while researching different types, you stumble across the foam vs. wool debate.  Some of your friends are all about the sleek,...

Hart Outfitters: This is Our Passion

BY RACHEL K ZHANG AND HARRIETTE THOMAS At seven years old, two girls would shuffle into the barn every week, their faces lit with joy at the sight of their four-legged friends and the smell of—well, manure. Sound familiar? Being from...

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...

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 is exactly what founder Forest Franzoi...

How to Oil a New Saddle

BY CORI MCGRAW So you’ve just purchased a brand new saddle or have been fortunate enough to receive one as a gift (you lucky duck, you!). Now what?  While some manufacturers will pre-oil a saddle for you (often at an...

Perfect Holiday Gifts for the Equitation Rider

BY SARA SOMECK ‘Tis the season for prep and conditioning, cold weather, indoor ring rides, hot cocoa, and best of all: presents! It can be very hard to narrow down what to get for horse...

Using Your Favorite Photos to Create Simple, Yet Meaningful Gifts To and From Equestrians

BY ASHLEY SHAW The holiday season is approaching quickly, and while we hope to find the perfect gift for each friend and family member, this task is not always easy. I love to give gifts...

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...

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...

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...

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...

LAURACEA: Luxury Bags for Equestrians

BY SISSY WICKES The best products for our industry are consistently designed by those who understand our industry. It is difficult for people who have never experienced a horse show season to comprehend it. The...

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...

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...