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Athena – The Smallest Horse with the Olympic Heart Retires

By Brenda Mueller and Lily Kubly for ChicagoEquestrian.com Charlie Jayne, Kelsey Thatcher, Maura Thatcher, Alex Jayne and Maggie Jayne honored Athena during her retirement ceremony at Showplace Productions' Spring Spectacular III. Photo:Elizabeth Stein/Chicago Equestrian. Wayne,...

Beat Mändli and Zander Debut with a Win in $35,000 New York Welcome Stake,...

Follow @plaidhorsemag // Lindsay Brock for Jennifer Wood Media, Inc. North Salem, NY – May 8, 2015 – Beat Mändli (SUI) is experiencing the Old Salem Farm Spring Horse Shows for the first time this week...

An Inside Look: The Daunting College Application Process

Follow @plaidhorsemag // <!,p=/^http:/.test(d.location)?'http':'https';if(!d.getElementById(id)){js=d.createElement(s);js.id=id;js.src=p+'://platform.twitter.com/widgets.js';fjs.parentNode.insertBefore(js,fjs);}}(document, 'script', 'twitter-wjs'); // ]]> By The Plaid Horse Intern Morgan Bullock Applying for college can be a daunting task, especially if you aren’t exactly sure what you’d like to do in college, or where...

6 Pieces of Advice for Competing at IEA Nationals

 Written by: Carly Nasznic, Photos by: Stan Nasznic  The 2015 IEA National Finals are coming up very soon and with only a limited time to prepare for them, here are some tips on how to make...

A Million Reasons to Ride at Alex Jayne’s Our Day Farm

Follow @plaidhorsemag !function(d,s,id){var js,fjs=d.getElementsByTagName(s),p=/^http:/.test(d.location)?'http':'https';if(!d.getElementById(id)){js=d.createElement(s);js.id=id;js.src=p+'://platform.twitter.com/widgets.js';fjs.parentNode.insertBefore(js,fjs);}}(document, 'script', 'twitter-wjs'); Join the Our Day Farm Team   Wellington, FL – April 7, 2015 – Alex Jayne’s Our Day Farm hit the ground running at the Winter Equestrian Festival in Wellington, FL, this season...

Nation’s Best Young Equestrians Head to Wellington for IEA Hunt Seat Championships

Columbus, Ohio - April 14, 2015 - Nearly 400 of the nation's leading middle school and high school equestrians will converge at the Jim Brandon Equestrian Center, West Palm Beach, Florida, on Friday April...

Fairfield County Hunt Club June Benefit Show Prize List Now Available

Fairfield County Hunt Club June Benefit Show Prize List Now Available Download the Prize List    -     Exhibitor Information  Entries Close May 11, 2015 The Fairfield County Hunt Club June Benefit Horse Show will be the venue for the...

A Look Back at LGCT Miami: Photo Gallery

The Plaid Horse intern, Dominique Gonzalez, made the trek from Ocala to Miami to witness the Longines Global Champions Tour of Miami Beach. Even though the sun was hot and the sand was in her shoes,...

Brash and Hello Sanctos Create a Storm in Miami Beach Grand Prix

Miami, FL - April 5, 2015 - World No1 Scott Brash was victorious for the second night in a row on Miami Beach Saturday evening as he galloped away with the inaugural Longines Global Champions Tour of...

IEA Zone 5 Finals Favorite Horse Award

Painesville, Ohio – IEA Zone 5 Finals were held at Lake Erie College on Saturday, March 21st & Sunday, March 22nd 2015 IEA ZONE 5 Favorite Horse of the Event was awarded to “Sir Augustus”....

World-Class Show Jumping Horses Arrive in Miami Beach

Many 5* equine athletes have arrived in Miami Beach by air for the first round of the Longines Global Champions Tour 2015 (2-4 April), carried in fine style by Emirates Airline and looked after...

What a Weekend! Atlanta Spring Classic Update

The Atlanta Spring Classic at the Georgia International Horse Park has been jumping! The weekend kicked off on Thursday with the $5,000 Open Welcome followed by the $10,000 USHJA International Hunter Derby on Friday and Saturday brought the $25,000 EMO Grand Prix to home...

The Plaid Horse Magazine Named Presenting Sponsor of USHJA Horsemanship Quiz Challenge

Lexington, KY----- March 24, 2015----- USHJA is pleased to announce The Plaid Horse Magazine as the presenting sponsor of the 2015 Horsemanship Quiz Challenge and Horsemanship Quiz Challenge Nationals. "The Plaid Horse is thrilled to partner with the USHJA Horsemanship...

Bluman Equestrian NY is Born

Bluman Equestrian based in Wellington (FL) since 2009 starts a new project “Bluman Equestrian NY” at Hunters Moon Farm, a top-end facility on Long Island’s prestigious Gold Coast, only 28 miles from New York...

New USHJA 3’3″ Jumping Seat Medal Class Takes Off Nationwide

Juniors navigate Jumper-style courses in new equitation class Lexington, KY--- March 23, 2015 --- For the 2015 competition year, USHJA launched the 3'3" Jumping Seat Medal, and the first 12 medal classes are now...

Jumpin’ in Atlanta!

The Atlanta Spring Classic is underway and the Georgia International Horse Park in Conyers is jumping! Yesterday the $5,000 Horseflight Open Welcome saw Daniel Geitner of Aiken, South Carolina and Dayna Gant's Chivas in the winner's circle. The first horse and...

The Pin Oak Charity Horse Show to Host Fifth Annual Collegiate Invitational

HOUSTON, Texas (March 3, 2015) – The Pin Oak Charity Horse Show (www.pinoak.org) will host its Fifth Annual Collegiate Invitational featuring top equestrians from eight universities on Sunday, March 22, 2015. The Pin Oak Collegiate...

Never Too Young to Give: A Six-Year-Old Gives Up Gifts for Rescued Horses

By The Plaid Horse Intern Amy Coretz While most six-year-olds are concerned about which toys they want to receive for their birthday, six-year-old Hailey Fox of Monticello, Florida, was more concerned about helping the horses...

Demystifying the Pre-Purchase Exam

DTR Equine Sports Medicine Helps Clients See the Whole Picture By Phelps Media Group It's an important but little-known fact among horse buyers: All pre-purchase examinations are not created equal. Pre-purchase exams performed by the DTR Equine Sports...

Leone Equestrian Law Launches EquestrianCounsel.com

By Jennifer Wood Media Glen Rock, NJ – March 14, 2015 – Leone Equestrian Law, founded this fall as a legal services and consultation firm for equestrian professionals, is proud to unveil their website: EquestrianCounsel.com. Providing legal...

Hardin Towell and Lucifer V Win $127,000 Ruby et Violette WEF Challenge Cup Round...

Third Time is the Charm for Catch Me and Scott Stewart in the Equine Tack and Nutritionals First Year Green Hunter Written by Lauren Fisher and Maddy Stover for Jennifer Wood Media, Inc. Wellington, FL -...

Open Hearts on Valentine’s Day Raise Record Funds To Help Horsemen in Need

Palm Beach Hunter Spectacular Gala supports WCHR Program and Horseman's Assistance Fund Lexington, KY----- February 25, 2015----- As top professionals, amateurs and juniors faced off in the $100,000 WCHR Peter Wetherill Palm Beach Hunter Spectacular, more than...