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Plaidcast Junior 25 – How Important is it to Deworm and Vaccinate Your Horse,...

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At Home at the Horse Show: Premium Stall Setups Provide Temporary Luxury

BY LAUREN MAULDIN There are a lot of reasons I love going to big AA circuits. These premium shows offer amazing prizes, draw top competition, and bring together the...

Faces of Pin Oak: Frankie Owens

BY JESS CLAWSON Frankie Owens was almost born in the saddle. His parents, Candie and Frank, were established professionals in the industry by the time he and his sister,...

Spur-Tech: Perfect Straps

BY JESS CLAWSON In his classic work of equestrian literature, Riding and Jumping, the legendary William Steinkraus repeatedly stressed the importance of good equipment. “Quality is the best economy,”...

Grand National Betting Tips

As the Cheltenham Festival has been and gone, our attention turns to the Grand National. Last year, Tiger Roll did not only win the Cross Country at Cheltenham, but he went on to land...

The Perfect Horse for the Working Adult Amateur Who “Didn’t Want a Thoroughbred”

BY SAM SNYDER Hunter or hunter prospect, at least 16.1 hh.  Green is fine but needs to have a good brain.  No Thoroughbreds. Those were my criteria when...

Rob Jacobs Builds the House of Opportunity

BY SISSY WICKES Rob Jacobs first crossed my screen few years ago in relation to the Gochman Grant and Pony Finals. Kids participating in Pony Finals under the grant...

Horse Racing Betting Online

One of the oldest sports in existence is horse racing. Over the years, horse racing has clearly evolved. However, the main concept has always stayed the same. Horse racing is extremely popular to this...

What Hunters Can Learn From Eventers

BY LAUREN MAULDIN Hunters and eventers haven’t always been able to maintain a mutual respect for one another. After all, the disciplines are at the opposite ends of the spectrum in...

Virtue Soap Company: Artisan Soaps that Give Back

BY JESS CLAWSON Today’s equestrians are health-conscious and environmentally-aware animal lovers who want the best for themselves and their four-legged companions. As equestrians, we have all become more educated...

Eurequine: Sporthorse Stallions for Every Ring

BY EDITOR SISSY WICKES Edgar Schutte is a respected name in the world of Hanoverian breeding from the United States to the heart of Germany, the birthplace of the...

Jordan Allen and Chevito Rock the Bruno Delgrange Large Junior Hunter 16-17 3’6” Division

Some of the best junior hunter riders took to the Rost Arena at the Palm Beach International Equestrian Center on March 16 to see who would be named champion of the Bruno...

Who Jumped It Best? HITS Coachella 3’6″ Junior/AO Hunters

Judging this class requires no travel time, certification or long days in the sun! Take a look at these talented riders and their beautiful hunters from HITS Coachella. These pictures are all...

Plaidcast #116: An Interview with Sissy Wickes: What’s up with Breeding, Wellness, and The...

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Cheltenham Day 2 Recap and Results

The second day of the Cheltenham Festival was expected to have winds with speeds of up to 80km/hour. It is for this reason that the activities of the day had been postponed to Saturday. Nevertheless,...

Charleigh’s Cookies: A Labor of Love

BY EDITOR 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...

Greg Crolick and Corallo Z Swoop Antares High Performance Working Hunter

Three top High Performance Working Hunter combinations kicked off competition in the E.R. Mische Grand Hunter Field on Thursday during Week 10 of the 2019 Winter Equestrian Festival. Greg Crolick, Tiffany Hammack,...

Duet: A Braided Essay

BY PAIGE CERULLI Winner of the Constance Wickes Prize in Creative Nonfiction The instructor leads me to a brown and white pinto pony – he’s...