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Jill Abrams Tutoring Inc. Keeps Horse Show Kids on Track

BY JESS CLAWSON Showing in Wellington for the winter is a dream for so many young (and not so young) riders. Parents of those lucky equestrians that get to...

Arena Dressage Saddles Can Solve Fit Problems

BY MCKAYLA HOHMANN Saddle fitting comes with many challenges: horses change shape, quality saddles are expensive, and sometimes even nice saddles aren’t adjustable enough to fit properly. Arena is...

Breaking Down Breeding: Maclay Finals Edition

Evaluating the bloodlines of the current top equitation horses  BY BETHANNE BORT Like many equestrians, I spent most of November 3, 2019 glued to the 2019...

When It’s Time

BY PAM SAUL I have been around horses my entire life. When I mean entire, I mean sitting in front of my grandfather on the saddle at 6 months...

Exclusive Excerpt! SHOW STRIDES BOOK 3: Moving Up and Moving On

BY RENNIE DYBALL We hope you are enjoying books 1 and 2 of  The Plaid Horse’s new novel series, Show Strides. To celebrate the release of book 3, Moving...

Why Get a Dog?

BY HEATHER SIEGEL We go to the pet store on weekends, the place we know never to get a dog, regardless of their no-puppy mill pledge. But that’s because...

Tally Ho: Horse Show Dad Attends a Fox Hunt

BY GORDON BALLANTYNE Recently, I was at a charity fundraiser with my wife and her horse barn people.  It was a black tie event so I pulled out my...

Standing Still and Moving On: When Horses Mirror Life

BY PONYMOMAMMY A couple weeks ago, I had one of those days. I was an octopus on roller skates trying to fit in more than I realistically had time...

The Basics of Saddle Fit

BY JESS CLAWSON If you’ve spent more than 10 minutes in any horse-based Facebook group, you’ll come across questions about saddle fit. “What jump saddle fits a thoroughbred with...

Of Milk and Praise

BY ANNA T. VILLEGAS A child is fed with milk and praise.Mary Ann Lamb, 1764-1847 July, 1934  When I was ten, I...

Karl Cook and E’Special P.S. Cover the Track in the $25,000 InIt2WinIt 1.40m Jumper...

November 16, 2019 - Las Vegas, Nevada - With forty-two entries, Karl Cook and the ten-year-old KWPN mare E’Special P.S. galloped into the winner’s circle in the $25,000 InIt2WinIt 1.40m Jumper Speed Stake,...

Plaidcast 151 The Evolution of The Tack Sales Industry

LISTEN NOW! To listen to the Plaidcast, you can use the player below, the Horse Radio Network iOS App, Android App, Stitcher, Spotify, iTunes, Google Play Music, or...

Andrew Ramsay and California 62 Claim Victory in the $36,000 FEI 1.50m Las Vegas...

November 15, 2019 - Las Vegas, Nevada - Andrew Ramsay and The California Group’s California 62 claimed victory in the $36,000 FEI 1.50m Las Vegas National Welcome Jumper Speed Classic on Thursday night...

Rich Fellers and Steelbi Steal the Show in the $42,900 Markel Insurance 1.45m Jumper...

November 15, 2019 - Las Vegas, Nevada - Blenheim EquiSports is pleased to present the Markel Insurance 1.45m Jumper Series' sixth season that culminates here with a final at The Las Vegas National. Twenty-five riders...

The best-loved jockeys in British horseracing

Horse racing betting odds tend to focus on the success of a horse. Their previous results, their age but one of the most important aspects of their race, is who saddles them....

The Perils of a Shifting Landscape

BY SISSY WICKES As I watched the Breeder’s Cup races at Santa Anita Downs, the tension I felt was not just excitement about the contest or my usual visceral...

Alberto Michan Maintains Winning Streak With Victory In $25,000 Equine Tack & Nutritionals Grand...

Wellington, FL – November 12, 2019 – The ESP Fall Series continued this past weekend with the ESP November show, taking place at the main grounds of Palm Beach International Equestrian Center. Alberto...

Stacia Madden Breaks Down the Basics at Rutledge Farm Sessions

Middleburg, Va. - November 12, 2019 - The Rutledge Farm Sessions welcomed renowned equitation trainer Stacia Madden of Beacon Hill Show Stables to its historic facility in Middleburg, Virginia Saturday, Nov 9-10, for a two-day clinic. Three...

Alfano and Lenkart Take Top Honors in the USHJA Green Hunter Incentive Central Regional...

Katy, Texas—Nov. 12, 2019—The final USHJA Green Hunter Incentive Regional Championship of the year wrapped up for the Central Region at Great Southwest Equestrian Center in Katy, Texas, during Harvest on October 31.

Obstacles & Ramrod Wills

BY KIM HINSON A Fresh Start with Wild Horses, Three Daughters and Gumption North Carolina 2000 “So should we buy a horse...

Margie Engle Earns Martha Jolicoeur Leading Lady Rider Title at Toronto’s Royal Horse Show

Wellington, FL – U.S. Olympian Margie Engle was named the Martha Jolicoeur Leading Lady Rider on Saturday evening, November 9, during the award’s debut at the Royal Horse Show, held as part...

Karazissis Kicks Off AON/USHJA National Championships with $25,000 USHJA National Hunter Derby Win

Las Vegas—Nov. 12, 2019—Riding into Vegas on a high, Jenny Karazissis kicked off the 2019 AON/USHJA National Championships at The Las Vegas National, CSI-3*W with a win in the $25,000 Professional USHJA National Hunter Derby, November...