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Pushing Past a Rough Patch with Help From an Unexpected Horse

BY TAYLOR DERRICO  I felt stuck. Like I was slowly sinking, and struggled to break free. My spunky thoroughbred spooked on me once again, causing me to question my ability to ride. I hadn’t been...

From A-List to “A” Rated: Celebrities You Might Find at a Horse Show

"Celebrities: They're just like us." At least, that's what they say. There's certainly no denying the power of horses, and over the years, more than a few A-Listers have taken the reins with success,...

Kraut Kickstarts New Partnership with Victory in the $137,000 Bainbridge Companies Grand Prix CSI3*

By Kate Pettersen for Equestrian Sport Productions Wellington, FL – April 18, 2021 – On the final day of ESP Spring II, a new partnership continued to blossom as Laura Kraut (USA) and Baloutinue, owned by...

Kenny Captures $35,000 Resilient Fitness Spring II Grand Prix

By Kate Pettersen for Equestrian Sport Productions In the final class of Spring II on Sunday afternoon, Darragh Kenny (IRL) and Idalville D’Esprit, owned by Heathman Farm, LLC, jumped into the winner’s circle in the...

Nick Haness and Parris Cozart Collins Top the Competition in Blenheim Spring Classic IV...

On a gorgeous Friday afternoon during Blenheim Spring Classic IV, seventy horse and rider combinations took to the Rancho Mission Viejo Riding Park’s grass Pacific Field in two National Hunter Derbies. Out of twenty-nine...

Nicole Haunert and Concolue Jump to Victory in Blenheim Spring Classic IV $25,000 1.45m...

The Oaks International Grand Prix Field welcomed thirteen competitors to contest the Blenheim Spring Classic IV $25,000 1.45m Grand Prix, sponsored by Markel Insurance and LSI. Olympic course designer Guilherme Jorge (BRA) designed a welcoming sixteen-effort track...

Taylor Land and Get Go Continue their Tryon Comeback with $25,000 Tryon Resort Grand...

Taylor Land (Atlanta, GA) and Get Go claimed a second consecutive Tryon Resort Grand Prix win at Tryon International Equestrian Center and Resort (TIEC), stopping the short-course timers in 31.551 seconds. In reserve, Amanda...

Eleese Shillingford Bests Senior Crowd for $5,000 USHJA National Hunter Derby Win

Eleese Shillingford (Alpharetta, GA) didn’t let a competitive 33-entry field in the $5,000 USHJA National Hunter Derby – nor her junior age – prevent her from producing the top score of the day on...

Doug Payne and Quintessence Claim Second $5,000 Horseware Ireland Welcome Stake Win

Doug Payne (Aiken, SC) and Quintessence scored another $5,000 Horseware Ireland Welcome Stake win on Thursday, stopping the short-course timers at 32.976 seconds. Also grabbing second, Payne piloted Botanja, Courtney Alston’s 2006 Warmblood mare (Salvatore x...

Raising Them Right: How Elzabeth Lampert Brings up the Next Generation of Horsewomen

By Emily Randolph/RandolphPR When interviewing young people, it’s not unusual to have to help pull the words out of them or string together their sentences, which is why Zoe and Ivy Lampert are immediately impressive.  At...

Vanderveen is Victorious Once Again with Bull Run’s Faustino De Tili, Winning the $37,000...

By Kate Pettersen for Equestrian Sport Productions It was another beautiful day on the grass Derby Field at Equestrian Village as international show jumpers competed in the first of two three-star weeks as part of...

Jennifer Bliss and Face The Music are Unbeatable in the $10,000 USHJA National Hunter...

By Kate Pettersen for Equestrian Sport Productions A total of 49 horse-and-rider combinations contested the $10,000 USHJA National Hunter Derby presented by Perfect Products held in the International Arena at the Palm Beach International Equestrian Center (PBIEC)...

Menezes Masters the $37,000 JTWG Qualifier CSI3* with H5 Elvaro

By Kate Pettersen for Equestrian Sport Productions Wellington, FL – April 16, 2021 – As the 2021 ESP Spring Series continues on the grass Derby Field at Equestrian Village, it was a day for Brazil to...

Daniel Stewart: Willpower, Horsepower, Why-power and What-power…

BY DANIEL STEWART You know the importance of willpower. Never quit, never give up, make the rest of the ride the best of the ride… and all that stuff. And you know the importance of...

5 Favorite Dog Breeds for Horse Owners

Visit any horse place, and you will meet a canine friend for sure; horse owners love to keep a farm dog to hang around their horses. They are animal lovers, of course, but dogs...
Plaidcast Episode Hannah Isop Hattie Gilpin

Plaidcast 225: Hattie Gilpin & Hannah Isop by Taylor, Harris Insurance Services

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 your other favorite podcasting app! Piper and Traci...

Devon Horse Show and Country Fair Updates 2021 Cancellation Announcement

Devon, Pa. - April 16, 2021 - The Devon Horse Show and Country Fair (DHSCF) would like to update its announcement regarding the cancellation of the 125th edition of its event, originally scheduled for May 27 - June...

To The “Backyard” Rider With Big Dreams

BY LAUREN MAULDIN No matter how old you get, you won’t forget the afternoons you spent alone at the place that invited you into the magic of horses. Later when you walk into spotless facilities...

US Equestrian Announces U.S. Jumping Team Short List Ahead of Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games...

US Equestrian has announced the 10 athletes who have been selected to the U.S. Jumping Team Olympic Short List for continued observation ahead of team selection for the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games later this summer. The...

Kristen Vanderveen and Bull Run’s Faustino De Tili Capture $37,000 CCTV Agent 1.45 Jumpers...

By Kate Pettersen for Equestrian Sport Productions Wellington, FL – April 15, 2021 – The second week of the 2021 ESP Spring Series opened on the grass Derby Field at Equestrian Village, kicking off the first...

The Fight for Wild and Endangered Mustangs

Mustangs are a beautiful and vital component of American history and should be protected at all costs. For many years, these majestic animals have represented freedom and wild spirit throughout the country. They have...

Patrick Boyle Named PA National Horse Show Competition Manager

Patrick Boyle of Showplace Productions has been named the new competition manager for the Pennsylvania National Horse Show (PNHS), which celebrates its 75th anniversary at the Pennsylvania Farm Show Complex in Harrisburg, PA, on...