USEF Robert Dover Horsemastership Clinic January 2-4, 2018

Watch the USEF Robert Dover Horsemastership Clinic from January 2-4, 2018. Use promo code RobertDover18 for a free fan membership. Read More

Horse Hauling; What the new regulations & laws mean for you

Horse Hauling - what the new regulations and laws mean for you

With all the recent changes to regulations regarding horse trailering, it’s no wonder many of us are left dazed & confused. Get the details here on what you need to do to stay legal while hauling your horse, or anyone else’s horse!
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The only thing Horse Owners celebrate when it’s winter…

Winter Solstice

WINTER SOLSTICE IS UPON US! 💕💕💕 Winter solstice 2017 in Northern Hemisphere was at 9:28 AM on Thursday, December 21. What that means for us? The days start to get lighter again so we will have MORE HORSE TIME!!! Read More

Get Ahead of Thursday’s Weather and Colic

Get Ahead of Thursday's Weather and Colic

Get ahead of bad weather and colic for your horse!We are going to go from a high of 60° on Wednesday to 22° on Thursday (in the Parker area) with a snowstorm moving in overnight (80% chance of snow). This is prime weather for colic. Between the barometric pressure changes, rapid temperature drop, and moisture in the air – horses can colic much easier. This can be due to many factors. Read More

US Equestrian: Equestrian Athlete Lettering Program for Students

US Equestrian Athlete Letting Program

You don’t have to be a record setting quarterback, point guard or track star to letter in junior high or high school sports anymore. The US Equestrian is writing a new chapter in the recognition of student athletes – one that honors Equestrians. Read More

Equestrian Myths: Goosenecks and 5th Wheels are NOT the same thing!

Many people use these terms interchangeably! However, a gooseneck and a 5th wheel are not the same thing. While both types of trailers attach to the truck in the truck bed, the way these two attach is significantly different, and they are not interchangeable. Read More

How to Gridwall Your Trailer

Panorama of the Gridwall Finished

I have been struggling with getting my trailer organized in a fashion where I could easily get to everything I needed to. I tried a plastic garage cabinet system, a husky rolling trunk, and FINALLY think I’ve figured out the best option!  Read More

What is English Pleasure?

English Pleasure

English PleasureEnglish pleasure can trace its roots to the bygone era when horses represented the primary mode of transportation to and from town. Society members prided themselves with showing off their elegant and finely-trained saddle mounts as they rode through the parks and into town, dressed in their finest hacking attire. These horses exemplified smooth-gaited movement, impeccable manners and superior tractability, making them a true pleasure to ride. Read More

KWPN-NA Keuring coming to Colorado!

Our very own Hillside Center on Perry Park Road is working with the KWPN-NA to bring a Keuring to Colorado in 2018! This is the first Keuring in over 25 years to be held in Colorado. In order to make this event successful and get the approval of a date from KWPN-NA, we need anyone interested to fill out the attached survey and submit it to Lauren at the Hillside Center (lauren@thehillsidecenter.com). Read More

What is Jumping?

USHJA Jumping

JumpingJumping enjoys its place, both nationally and internationally, as one of the most popular and perhaps most recognizable equestrian events, aside from Thoroughbred horse racing.  At its highest competitive level, Jumping is recognized as one of the three Olympic equestrian disciplines alongside both Dressage and Eventing.  Essentially, what pole vaulting, high jump and hurdles are to track and field, Jumping is to equestrian sport. Read More