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Where Have All the Big Eq Ribbon Winners Gone?

As all equestrians in the U.S. near the end of their junior riding careers and are facing the stresses of “aging out” and which side of the December 1st USEF birthday they...

Helping Your Horse Survive the Heat: A Guide to Electrolytes

By Clair Thunes, Ph.D. As I sit in my air conditioned office writing this article, it is 106 degrees outside. Summer has arrived in Northern California! Some areas of...

2020 National Show Hunter Hall of Fame Voting Runs Through April 10

BY KARLA CAMPBELL The nominations for the 2020 National Show Hunter Hall of Fame 25th Anniversary Inductees are available here. Voting is open through April 10, 2020. 

The Grand National is the Ultimate Test of Endurance

In the equestrian world, many events stand out from the rest. There’s the Kentucky Derby, the Badminton Horse Trials, the Hickstead Derby, and the Cheltenham Festival. All are significant events, but when...

EquiFit Manufactures Face Mask to Help Fight Coronavirus

BY DANI SCHNEIDER Across the globe, people are working together to help one another in times of crisis. That is nothing new in the equestrian community, whether it is...

Useful things to know about Equine Influenza

With all the attention worldwide now concentrated on the cancelled spring competitions, some more common concerns could slip the mind of the disappointed aficionados of horseracing. Despair not: Ireland is still running...

A Queen and Her horse race: the Royal tradition at Ascot

The dilemma is, what is more important every June in Ascot: who is going to win the races, or what is Queen Elizabeth going to wear at the opening parade? THAT would...
The Plaidcast Jr 49: Riding with Chronic Illness, by World Equestrian Center

Plaidcast Junior 49: Riding with Chronic Illness, by World Equestrian Center

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...
Plaidcast 170: Mavis Spencer & Chloe Carabasi by World Equestrian Center

Plaidcast 170: Mavis Spencer & Chloe Carabasi by World Equestrian Center

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Maintenance in the Downtime to Keep Your Horse Ready to Go

BY DANI SCHNEIDER Everyone is feeling some sort of ramification from COVID-19, whether you’re an equestrian industry worker, healthcare provider, store employee, first responder, lawyer or a small business...

Therapy Barns in the Wake of the Corona Crisis

BY KARLA CAMPBELL As the pandemic spreads across the country, barns are continuing to have to close their doors to their students. From elite training facilities to small town...

TPH Review: Rydale Clothing

BY JESS CLAWSON Springtime means all kinds of weather, and those April showers mean cute all-weather riding gear. Like most of us, I’m on a budget, so you can...

Is it Burnout or the Wrong Path? Changing My Dream to Become a Professional

BY FALVEY BRENNAN “I am over this, I’m just burnt out and can’t do it anymore.” I have heard these words many times from the mouths...

Why It’s Never the Pony’s Fault

BY PONYMOMAMMY I am firmly in the camp of never blaming the horse/pony when things go wrong. This concept has been engrained in me since I first put a...

A First Time Owner’s Guide to Caring for a New Puppy

Are you about to get a new puppy? If it is your first time, then you have to learn a lot about puppy care. The little pal will surely entertain you, but...

The Cheltenham roar will not be silenced

The Irish were probably the happiest, as usual. Though the 2020 Festival anticipated St. Patrick's day a little bit, 20.000 of them flocked to the race course in Gloucestershire. They were not...

Burnett Farm Proves Hard Work Equals Success

New Horses Added to Grand Prix String Lebanon, IN – March 22, 2020 – Burnett Farm and trainer Michael Burnett had a successful winter show season despite the Winter Equestrian...

5 Things you Need to Do if you are Buying a Horse

Buying a horse may be something that’s been on your wish list for some time.  Who wouldn’t want to be able to ride on a beautiful horse whenever you please and have...

Plaidcast 168: NCAA Equestrian Regular Season Coming to a Close, brought to you by...

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...

On the Road to the World Show: Excuses, Excuses, and more Excuses.

BY JAMIE SKUBAL  Well, the only thing that I can say I have successfully done is try to keep my head above water.  I thought the...

When Buying a Helmet, Use Your Head

By Dana Miller • Chagrin Saddlery Whether calculating a fast and clear jumper trip, finding the perfect distance to a fence or going on a relaxing trail ride, keeping...

The Healing Power of Rest

By Keelin Redmond, DVM Physical training of the horse is essential. Everyone knows that in order to be strong enough and fit enough to run, jump, piaffe...