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From Backyard Ponies to A Shows: Ada Cosby’s Career Proves the Power of Loving...

BY TPH Staff For many of us, riding as a kid meant galloping bareback through fields instead of glossy ponies and hunter courses. Ada Cosby is no exception. She began riding at six years old...

What to Do About Your Horse’s Summer Skin Issues

BY TPH Staff We’re getting into summer weather now, and with no end to the rain in at least half the country, we’re all going to have to be keeping a close eye on our...

Prioritizing the Horse Yields Great Rewards for JJ Lavieri & Cassidy Equestrian Services

BY TPH Staff JJ Lavieri had what was, for many horse lovers, the dream childhood. His parents owned a Venezuelan cattle ranch where he spent much of his time. “I was always on a horse,”...

How to Get That Shiny Coat for Your Horse

BY TPH Staff One of my favorite things about going to horse shows is seeing all the beautiful, well-groomed horses. It takes a lot of work on the day of the show to turn the...

Morgan Caplane: From County Shows to the Grand Prix Ring

BY TPH Staff Morgan Caplane got her start in horses in the most delightfully unfettered way a child could, and has grown that seed of passion into a successful imports and sales business in California....

Tail Care Tricks for Different Kinds of Tails

BY TPH Staff At every boarding barn I’ve been a part of for as long as I can remember, one critical grooming protocol is debated: should we brush our horses’ tails every day, or only...

Peg Seals: From a $100 Pony to the Hall of Fame

BY TPH Staff Peg Seals got her start riding ponies at birthday parties, and is now one of the top professionals on the East Coast. She owns Freedom Farm in Smithfield, Virginia—a full service boarding...

Pam Baker’s Quest for Empathy in the Hunter/Jumper Sport

BY TPH Staff Pam Baker’s name is familiar in the hunter/jumper world, and with good reason. She has spent a lifetime in the industry. A master of the craft, she has worked with horses and...

The Clothes Horse: Decades of Excellent Craftsmanship Bring Lifelong Rewards

BY TPH Staff There’s something so elegant about the perfectly turned out horse in a custom cooler. For decades, The Clothes Horse has set the bar for horsewear and is well known for providing the...

Maria Shannon Continues a Legacy of Supreme Horsemanship at The Barracks in Virginia

BY TPH Staff Maria Shannon has been riding since before she could walk. She had the good fortune to be born into an equestrian family. Parents Tom and Claiborne Bishop, owners of The Barracks in...

Kaitlyn Boggio is Out & Proud in the Horse World

BY TPH Staff This Pride Month project of having queer equestrian conversations has been a special experience, and one that I hope readers are carrying on in their own communities too. One person I’ve been...

Hoof Care: What Works

BY TPH Staff It’s no secret that I love thoroughbreds for a great many reasons: their tendency to be decent jumpers, their sensitive natures, and their proficiency in eventing. But if you asked all thoroughbred...

It’s Pride Month! What Does That Mean?

By TPH Staff June means a lot of things in the horse world: Devon, Upperville, the end of the school year, the beginning of summer. For a lot of us, it also means the start of...

Daniel Stewart’s Equestrian Athlete Camp Part 3: Broken Mirrors and Bamboo Trees

BY TPH STAFF For more sports psychology insight and training advice, check out parts one and two of this series. A long time ago when I couldn’t afford a horse and needed to get my...

Malvern Saddlery: Built on Tradition, Sustained by Quality

BY TPH TEAM Quality and care have always been priorities for Jill Apfelbaum, proprietor of the stylish and classic Malvern Saddlery located in Malvern, Pennsylvania. As a young girl, Apfelbaum was obsessed with horses and...

Hard Work & Good Horsemanship Pay Off for Alliyah & Kierstin Antoniadis

BY TPH TEAM Alliyah and Kierstin Antoniadis are young riders demonstrating the value of horsemanship to a successful riding career. Many adults remember being horse crazy kids who were dropped off at the barn for an...

Tack Cleaning Tips for When You’ve Really Got to Make it Sparkle

BY TPH TEAM Maintaining proper daily maintenance for your tack means that when it’s time to really deep clean it, whether for a big horse show or Pony Club turnout inspection, you’re working from...

Zachary Parks and the Gift of Horses

BY TPH TEAM Zachary Parks had an unlikely start to his equestrian career. During his very first ride, on the beach in California, he fell off and got his foot caught in the stirrup and...

Mackey USA: Innovative and Fashionable Products for Horse and Rider

BY TPH TEAM One of the many struggles of horse ownership is keeping our horses comfortable during the fly-riddled summer months without spending all of our time out in the paddocks searching for missing fly...

Everyday Tack Maintenance: How to Keep Your Tack in Good Shape

BY TPH TEAM I like tack cleaning, but don’t always have time to clean my tack to the extent that I’d like. Back when I had an office job I could stop thinking about after...

Kasey Evans Sets Proper Foundations for Success with Thoroughbreds, Happy Clients, IHSA and More...

BY TPH TEAM Kasey Evans understands that good things take time. The southwestern Virginia resident takes the long view on green horses and riders, which lets her keep an eye on what really matters: a...

Daniel Stewart’s Equestrian Athlete Camp Part 2: Outgrouping, The Threat Response, and the Danger...

BY TPH TEAM This is part two of my recap of the Daniel Stewart Equestrian Athlete Camp. Click here to read the first post. I knew that once the workouts started at the Daniel Stewart Equestrian...