EquiFit Makes the Difference

Read this article and more HERE, inside the 2017 Equitation Issue of  TPH BY SISSY WICKES  As a child, EquiFit founder, Alexandra Cherubini, remembers playing with various forms of foam and materials brought home by her father who was...

Stay cool with Kerrits

Beat the heat with Kerrits’ cool new line of show and schooling attire A little history here. Back in the dark ages, show attire consisted of heavy, lined wool jackets, pure cotton breeches and ratcatchers....

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...

Ask Andre: How Much Do You Think Applause Influences the Result?

In this age of social media, I’ve seen a lot of public judge bashing and judge bullying, in which I will not participate. You know who’s going to be judging before you get to...

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...

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,...

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...

Alltech: Feeding Horses, Minimizing Environmental Impact

Founded in 1980, Alltech is focused on providing green, sustainable solutions to horse owners’ needs for balanced feeds, supplements, and additives for horses. BY ALLISON ARMSTRONG REHNBORG When was the last time you considered the environmental...

Springtime Supplements Ahiflower® Oil Gives the Best in Omega Fatty Acids For Humans and...

BY TPH STAFF Many horses do well on fat supplements, especially for getting that shiny coat. But finding the right fat supplement can be tricky: what will the horse eat? What is the best choice...

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...

Jump the Moon by Kathy Simmers

A TPH Book Review by Meg Rosenthal Most little girls never forget their first pony. In Jump the Moon, a beautiful children’s book by Kathy Simmers, this notion is championed as the book follows the...

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...

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 be comfortable, durable for long days...

Keep Your Horse’s Joints Going Strong

For equine athletes, proper joint care is essential. Without it, an injury can become devastating, and a promising career can be cut short. Joint care should be at the forefront of all training and...

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...

The Horse Is Really Our Client

Your daily riding surface truly impacts the safety and well-being of your horse. Improved research methods are providing more accurate data about biomechanics, shock absorption and safety. In the center of all this you...

Horse Head: Brain Science and Other Insights

A TPH Book Review by Annie Birmingham Horse Head: Brain Science and Other Insightsby Maddy Butcher with Dr. Steve Peters Horse Head: Brain Science and Other Insights is the latest work of Maddy Butcher, a Wall Street...

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,...

BackGate is Creating Horse Show Technology for a Cause

BY CATIE STASZAK Dave Conlan is a proud horse show father. He had his daughter Blair on a horse’s back before she could walk, recalling the enjoyment he got out of playing polo for the...

Dragon – The Story of a Fiery Thoroughbred and the Girl Who Loved Him

By Katrina Balding Bills - Reprinted with permission from the author Chapter 19 Fella Stumps The ‘Expert’ The commentary from my classmates swirled over my head like the steam from our dinners. My closest pals kept their...

Beautiful and Easy Ways to Display Your Ribbons

BY ASHLEY SHAW Over many years of horse showing, equestrians can accumulate countless amounts of ribbons. Sadly, the reality is that most of these elegant, hard-earned ribbons end up in storage containers and plastic bags...