Wednesday, June 3, 2020

Hearts for Horses: Treats for a Cause

By Mackenzie Shuman   William Baezler is an 11 year old kid who struggles with dyslexia. Dyslexia is a disorder that impairs an individual's ability to read, write, and sometimes communicate effectively. Kids like William face...

The Best of Wild Willys and Gitsies Coffee & Pastries

By Intern Tori Weed If you’ve been to the Colorado Horse Park during their horse show season, there’s a good chance that you’ve stopped at the food vendor Wild Willys or the coffee/pastry shop Gitsies....

Nicole Lakin’s Barn Management Brain Child

By Emily Riden, Jump Media As a junior, Nicole Lakin was a self-proclaimed barn-rat – a description that only increased in accuracy when she started training with Stonehenge Stables and Max Amaya as a working...

Podcast Review: Be Sheroic

  For more podcast suggestions read 10 Podcasts Piper Listens to On the Road! By TPH Digital Media Director Stephanie Roloff Growing up I had always been very active, playing sports all throughout school and never consciously making...

TPH Review: Total Saddle Fit Shoulder Relief Girth

By TPH Web Director Betsy Kelley | Above photo by Allison Wallace/Platinum Images Ergonomic girths; does my horse need one? Are they just a fad, or are they the newest innovation in equine comfort? This...

Fashion Flash: Riders Boutique

By Mackenzie Shuman When a rider goes shopping at a horse show, they are usually looking for functional, performance-based, attractive clothing or gear. Riders Boutique offers an array of unique options. Riders Boutique look specifically...

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...

NINA SHAFFER’S RIDING ATTIRE TIPS

Photo by Gianni EquiMedia By Nina M. Shaffer Helmet This is the most important piece of equipment. When parents complain that a helmet costs $250+ my response is, "How much is your child's head worth?" Ice hockey &...

The Plaid Horse Ultimate Horse Show Packing List

By Intern 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...

Podcast Review: She Explores

By TPH Digital Media Director Stephanie Roloff Often enough, getting time outside for me means driving to a nearby park with my dog and laying out in the sun for a few hours. There has...

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...

TPH Review: Benefab Rejuvenate SmartScrim

BY BETSY KELLEY I am going to tell you something up front: I am somewhat of a skeptic when it comes to the magical healing powers of all the therapeutic blankets and boots on the...

Podcast Review: Lore

Listen to Lore HERE and read more reviews by reading Podcast Review: Crimetown and Podcast Review: S-Town  By Stephanie Roloff If you think you’re too old for a good scary story, the kind you would read on a...

TPH Review: Classic Equine Protective Boots

By Betsy Kelley Every equestrian has had that moment….you’re standing in the cross ties, helplessly watching the polo wrap you were just holding roll away down the aisle, unraveling as it goes. I am a chronically...

USEDHORSESTUFF.COM

Read more from TPH March Young Rider Style by CLICKING HERE. By Sissy Wickes GROWTH SPURT Another show season, another trip to the tack shop, another experience of sticker shock when you buy the next size up...

Style Notebook: Sofia Roberts tells us about what she is wearing these days…

Read more from TPH March Young Rider Style by CLICKING HERE. Your helmet? Samshield Premium Alcantara Your gloves? Roeckl Your favorite breeches? Tailored Sportsman Your hunt coat of choice? Charles Ancona Tall boots? Parlanti As you move up...

Chagrin Saddlery Equestrian Style Watch

Above photo: RJ Classics Spring/Fall 2017 seen here first: L (The Zoe),  M (The Lilly) show shirt- technical body, stretch cotton traditional, and tuxedo front. Photo credit- AETA trade show courtesy of Chagrin Saddlery.  Read...

TPH Review: Noble Outfitters Allison Pull On Show Shirt

Noble Outfitters is proof that you don’t have to sacrifice style to stay on budget. The Allison Pull On Show Shirt is the perfect marriage – a supremely comfortable sun shirt and a beautifully...

THE WITHERS WINERY- A Toast to Inspiration

Find this story and more HERE in the TPH Feb. 2017 Stallion Issue! Written by Sissy Wickes For horse people perusing the wine racks of their favorite upscale wine store or paging through Wine Spectator, The...

TPH Review: Noble Outfitters Guardsman™ Turnout Blanket

By Betsy Kelley Rubbing at the shoulders…pressure on the withers…rusted buckles...leaking… These are just a few of the more common issues equestrians come up against when choosing a blanket for their horse. Now, add in to...

Fleeceworks: Innovative Products and Natural Fabrics

By Eloise Dine Many of us on the hunter/jumper circuit (myself included) tend to stick to our favorite, tried-and-true brands of choice, especially when it comes to performance products for our horses. I’ve bought the...

“U BLACK” IS THE NEW BLACK: TURNING THE HORSE-RIDER BOND INTO STYLE

PRESS RELEASE Between craft and social influencing, U Black: story of a horse with a big personality, whose beauty and energy inspired an equestrian collection. Dedicated to the horse, it is expression of Italian fashion...