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So Many Ribbons, So Little Space

Ribbons are some of the most notable hallmarks of horse shows. Earning your first ribbon from a horse show is a major right of passage for an equestrian. Whether they are pink, red, or blue, show ribbons are prized possessions of us riders because they serve as reminders of the shows where we have competed ...

Bring your A-Game to Away Shows

  Photo courtesy of Pexels/Matthias Zomer It's a pretty common thing to come back from an out-of-town show feeling sluggish. Away shows are exciting, yes, but they can sometimes cause you to feel more stressed out and exhausted from all of the preparation and traveling. Here are some of our best tips to help you stay feeling your ...

Horse Shows: It Takes a Village

Once you step into the show ring, it's easy to feel alone, and like the weight of doing well is all on you. What we often forget is that even though rider and horse cross the start timers or enter a hunter ring alone, we all really enter the ring with a huge support team behind us. Family, ...

Amateur Spotlight: Pam Theodosakis

Name:Pam Theodosakis Age: 55 Rancho Santa Fe, CA How many years have you been riding? 8 What divisions do you show in? Low A/O 36 & Over and Adults 50 & Over Horse's show names: Taboo, Buddha, & Happy Hour Why did you start riding? My daughters inspired me to learn to ride but sadly they stopped with High School and College. Highlight of your amateur career ...

Congrats Skylar Wireman on — USEF National Junior Hunter Championship!

The Equestrian Confidential team would like to congratulate trainer mom Shayne Berridge Wireman, Owner and Head Trainer of Chestnut Hills, & her student/daughter Skylar Wireman on their big win! Skylar and her horse Captivated won the -- USEF National Jr. Hunter Championship West for Small 3'3" 17& under Stay tuned for Shayne's articles coming soon, where she'll ...