Prioritize riding time – for real

Check out the planner made exclusively for equestrians By LIZ CRUMBLY    Editor Gloria Gonzalez noticed a few years ago that conventional paper planners don’t really work well for most equestrians looking to prioritize riding time. That’s because they only allow a few lines for Saturday and Sunday activities – the days when most horse people … Read more Prioritize riding time – for real

Shoot-in-the-dark supplementing: ended

Nicole Reynolds tells us how hair analysis allows owners to more precisely support their horses’ health By LIZ CRUMBLY    Editor So how do horse owners know they’re supplementing their horses correctly? The short answer, according to Nicole Reynolds, owner of Nicole’s Natural Horses in Atlanta, Ga., is that many don’t. Reynolds’ antidote to shoot-in-the-dark supplementing? … Read more Shoot-in-the-dark supplementing: ended

Southeastern exhibitors earned Congress’ top honors

FROM STAFF REPORTS Southeastern exhibitors earned Congress’ top honors this year; many brought home championships and reserves as the largest breed show in the world celebrated its semicentennial anniversary. The All American Quarter Horse Congress took place Oct. 6-30 at the Ohio Expo Center in Columbus. According to the Congress media package, the Ohio Quarter Horse Association hosted its … Read more Southeastern exhibitors earned Congress’ top honors

The Gift of Horses

My three-year-old daughter has called our horses by name since she could talk; the only time we haven’t had horses in her lifetime was when she was just a few months old. My point? It’s normal to her for Mommy to have three horses. Sometimes this fact still catches me a little strangely. I begged … Read more The Gift of Horses

Unique, useful, beautiful: Gift Guide 2016

We’ve searched the Southeast for the most unique, useful, beautiful selection of gifts for that special equestrian in your life. Here are our picks, gathered from quality small businesses and creative artisans who know what horse people need and want. 1. THE EARRINGS – $25 Designed by: Ainsley Jacobs, Ride Heels Down, Atlanta, Ga. These “Red … Read more Unique, useful, beautiful: Gift Guide 2016

Berry Equestrian off to a winning start for 2016-17 season

By ELIZABETH POCZOBUT IHSA Media Intern Hello again from Berry Equestrian! The team has been extremely busy since returning to the world’s largest campus in August! The Vikings have welcomed three new recruits and new six walk-on team members to the roster, as well as senior and veteran team member Mariel Wrench, who took a … Read more Berry Equestrian off to a winning start for 2016-17 season

Semi centennial: Ga. Federation of Saddle Clubs celebrates 50th state show

By LIZ CRUMBLY Editor Competitive riders in running and judged events don’t often mix company, owing to the fact that their shows usually happen in different places. There’s one event in Georgia, however, that brings barrel racers, saddle seat, Western pleasure and equitation riders from all over the state together – and it’s been doing … Read more Semi centennial: Ga. Federation of Saddle Clubs celebrates 50th state show

From elimination to national championship: Berry celebrates its ‘perfect’ IHSA Nationals win

BY LIZ CRUMBLY Editor It’s not common to hear a national championship coach and her team describing the experience of sharing the spotlight as “perfect.” That was the Berry College Equestrian Team’s general consensus about tying for a national championship this year with St. Andrews College, however. The Berry team members celebrated their IHSA (Intercollegiate … Read more From elimination to national championship: Berry celebrates its ‘perfect’ IHSA Nationals win

Abbey Turner’s go-for-it year

By LIZ CRUMBLY Editor Abbey Turner, of Traveler’s Rest, S.C., has decided to make this a period of her life the one where she pursues her horse showing goals to the fullest  – in fact this has been Abbey Turner’s go-for-it year. She didn’t get to do it as a child or as an amateur … Read more Abbey Turner’s go-for-it year

Pinto World: Haley Settles’ new perspective

By LIZ CRUMBLY Editor Haley Settles entered this year’s Pinto World Show with a new perspective – literally. It was her first World show with her four-year-old “WR Magic Mike” – a gentle giant at nearly 17.3 hands. The gelding, known as “Jackson” around the barn, is quite a bit taller than Settles’ previous 15.1-hand … Read more Pinto World: Haley Settles’ new perspective

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