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Three Horse Racing-themed slot popular in Canada

Recently, we've seen the tremendous growth of the online casino industry. Its rise in popularity could be said to be owed to its implementation of advanced technology and the integration of different popular sports...

NSA Welcomes New Riders

By Tod Marks Three new riders have joined the National Steeplechase Association ranks for the 2021 season -- and hopefully beyond -- thanks to a new program designed to make it easier for freelance riders...

Mary Lisa Leffler and Basalt Top $5,000 USHJA National Hunter Derby at Virginia Festival...

Thirty seven horse and rider teams took to the hunt in the $5,000 USHJA National Hunter Derby, presented by The Heisley Family Foundation Friday morning over a course designed by Paul Jewell of Windsor, New Jersey. Basalt,...

Abby Grabowski Rides Quantum Trost 3 to the Win in the $25,000 Rockbridge Grand...

The featured jumper event for Week I at the Virginia Festival of Champions, the $25,000 Rockbridge Grand Prix, took place yesterday evening in the Dee Dee Arena, over a course designed by world-renown course...

The Next Generation: These Five Boys Are Shining in the Pony Ring

Hunter-jumper sport is often dominated by women, particularly in younger age groups. But fast forward to the professional ranks of the sport, and you'll find that there's just one female rider currently in the...

Ask Andre: What is Your Preferred Show Ring Attire?

There is a lot of storied tradition in our sport, and I have great respect for that. I prefer a traditional look in the show ring. In my opinion, if it catches my eye,...

Golden Oldies Ponies Excel for Decades

BY JENNIFER TAYLOR When I see someone searching for a pony and they want something under 15 years old, I often think, I will take the ones OVER 15.  I will take them at 25! I...

Cinna HP & Brian Shook Capture $7,500 WEC Futures Prix 1.30m win

The Sanctuary Arena hosted 16 horse and rider combinations for the $7,500 Futures Prix 1.30m Saturday afternoon at the World Equestrian Center—Ohio. Seven pairs qualified for the jump off and ultimately it was Brian...

Charlotte Clark and Kinsella Jump to $25,000 WEC Grand Prix Victory

Twenty-five horse and rider combinations took to the Sanctuary Arena Saturday night to contest the $25,000 WEC Grand Prix 1.40m. Sixteen pairs went clean and clear to qualify for the jump off but it...

Keely McIntosh and Londonderry de la Ramee Claim Victory in $5,000 WEC Welcome Stake

Eighteen horse and rider combinations took to the Sanctuary Arena Thursday afternoon in Wilmington, OH to contest the $5,000 WEC Welcome Stake. Exactly half the class delivered fault free first rounds to qualify for...

Putting the Spotlight on Purina Omega Match

By Annie Birmingham Purina® Omega Match™, the newest addition to the lineup of Purina® horse feed products, is approaching omega supplementation in a whole new way. The company’s new Omega Match™ Ahiflower Oil supplement and...

Five Strides with Contefina LVF

An “interview” with the show jumper (via her owner, Ashlee Bond!) The 9-year-old Holsteiner mare (who goes by Fina or “Queen Feen” at the barn), recently won a Turf Tour Grand Prix. 1. You are Ashlee’s...

IEA Hunt Seat National Finals Makes Triumphant Return in Perry, GA

The Interscholastic Equestrian Association (IEA) celebrated the successful return of the 19th Annual Hunt Seat National Finals on April 22-25, 2021 at the Georgia National Fairgrounds and Agricenter in Perry, Georgia. IEA canceled their 2020 National Finals...
Plaidcast Episode 227 Lesley Kagen Dr. Angie Yates

Plaidcast 227: Lesley Kagen & Dr. Angie Yates 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 Catie...

Journey to My First Grand Prix

BY EVIE JAECKLE It was a crazy, but incredible, journey that got me to my first Grand Prix. It all started with Michael Tokaruk. I had heard nothing but great things about him, which led me...

Margie Engle Elected to Show Jumping Hall of Fame

Olympic veteran Margie Engle has been elected for induction into the Show Jumping Hall of Fame. She, along with McLain Ward's two-time Olympic mount Sapphire, will be honored during the Hall of Fame’s annual...

Sapphire Elected to Show Jumping Hall of Fame

McLain Ward’s two-time Olympic mount Sapphire has been elected for induction into the Show Jumping Hall of Fame. The mare, along with Olympic veteran Margie Engle, will be honored during the Hall of Fame’s...

Reed Pilots Paula Pell’s Denali to the Win in $10,000 Welcome Stake at Lexington...

The competition was tough in the $10,000 Welcome Stake 1.35m and Olympic course designer Steve Stephens of Palmetto, Florida had the riders really ride for the prize money.With a first round set at 72...

The Senior Horse Project: Lauren & Sly

INTERVIEW AND PHOTOS BY JESSICA SANDERS Photographer Jessica Sanders started the Senior Horse Project to showcase the special, long-standing relationships between riders and their senior horses. Featuring seniors over 25 years old, she shares the...

NAL Finals to Be Held at Capital Challenge Horse Show

The North American League (NAL) will be hosting this year’s National Finals at the Capital Challenge Horse Show, which runs October 1-10 and is traditionally held at the Prince George’s Equestrian Center in Upper Marlboro,...

USEF Update On Licensed Official’s Social Media Comments

On Wednesday, April 29th, The Plaid Horse shared an op-ed on USEF on our public Facebook page. A robust conversation in the comments resulted. This conversation included some comments from an individual licensed by...
Plaidcast Episode 227A Roby Roberts WEC

Plaidcast 227A Special Episode: Roby Roberts and WEC 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 checks in...