Tag: eventing

  • The Best Horse Books & DVDs of 2018

    The Best Horse Books & DVDs of 2018

    W.O.W. The year is almost over. It always hits as a touch unbelievable. And yet here we are, a few days from 2019. It’s cold outside, with enough white stuff to validate the Vermont address. The Prosecco is chilling in anticipation of the celebration ahead. We have some truly exciting projects in the works with […]

  • Burritos, Bad Jokes, and John Deere: 24 Hours with Horseman Tik Maynard

    Burritos, Bad Jokes, and John Deere: 24 Hours with Horseman Tik Maynard

    It’s been a pretty big year for TSB author Tik Maynard. In June we released his hit memoir IN THE MIDDLE ARE THE HORSEMEN, and we are very excited to now congratulate Tik and his wife eventer Sinead Halpin on the birth of their son, Brooks Tobin Maynard, born September 4, 2018. We caught up […]

  • George Morris: “The School Horse Is Just as Valuable as Big Star”

    George Morris: “The School Horse Is Just as Valuable as Big Star”

    In 2017 and together with Kenilworth Press in the UK, TSB released the book SPORT HORSE SOUNDNESS AND PERFORMANCE by Dr. Cecilia Lönnell. George Morris was an enthusiastic supporter of the premise of Dr. Lönnell’s book, and so wrote a detailed foreword that makes many points that are of great value to all of those within […]

  • Horseman Tik Maynard on His New Book, The Sound of Music, and a Conversation with Ellen DeGeneres

    Horseman Tik Maynard on His New Book, The Sound of Music, and a Conversation with Ellen DeGeneres

    In his new memoir IN THE MIDDLE ARE THE HORSEMEN, TSB author Tik Maynard tells a story about how he submitted his first query letter to a publisher: I spent weeks writing, editing, and re-editing my query letter to them. I finally took a deep breath, and hit send. Opened a vein. I did not hear […]

  • A Visit with Ingrid Klimke: Lessons from Braxxi, WEG Hopes, and Dreams of That Rocky Mountain High

    A Visit with Ingrid Klimke: Lessons from Braxxi, WEG Hopes, and Dreams of That Rocky Mountain High

    German Olympian Ingrid Klimke is an incredible horsewoman and author, and we’ve long admired her ability to balance her equestrian career with her family, as well as her commitment to educate others, just as her esteemed father Reiner Klimke always did. TSB caught up with Ingrid last month and had a chance to ask her […]

  • Your Brain on Stress: The Rider’s Fight-or-Flight Response

    Your Brain on Stress: The Rider’s Fight-or-Flight Response

    “We humans like to view ourselves as rational creatures who make reasoned, logical decisions and choices,” says Andrea Waldo in her bestselling book BRAIN TRAINING FOR RIDERS. A former psychotherapist who now focuses on her training business and riding students, Waldo tells it how it is when it comes to managing our brain and stress. […]

  • Gone Fishing: Denny Emerson Relates Jack Le Goff’s Genius

    Gone Fishing: Denny Emerson Relates Jack Le Goff’s Genius

    In his bestselling book HOW GOOD RIDERS GET GOOD, famed rider, trainer, and coach Denny Emerson details seven areas of choice each of us face during our evolution as equestrians, and how our decisions in those areas transform us from “wannabes” to “gonnabes”…or don’t. He also shares experiences drawn from his lifetime working with horses—competing, […]

  • 10 Things I Learned from Jack Le Goff’s Autobiography

    10 Things I Learned from Jack Le Goff’s Autobiography

    Before we published HORSES CAME FIRST, SECOND, AND LAST, I knew of Jack Le Goff. I knew of him the way any once-young-and-aspiring eventer would: through stories shared by the trainers I rode with through the years, as well as those very fine horsemen and women I’ve had the honor of working with during my […]

  • Training the Shy Ones: Insight from Ingrid Klimke

    Training the Shy Ones: Insight from Ingrid Klimke

    In her new book TRAINING HORSES THE INGRID KLIMKE WAY, gold-medal Olympian and champion eventer Ingrid Klimke shares intimate profiles of 10 of her horses. We are invited into her barn where she explains their personality quirks, their strengths and their challenges. Klimke outlines each horse’s training plan, highlighting why certain accommodations are made for […]

  • 3 Ways to Develop a Strong Showing Mindset

    3 Ways to Develop a Strong Showing Mindset

    Ah, show day! The delightful mix of butterflies and caffeine churning within as you rise with the sun. The bustling activity on the grounds as horses are fed, walked, and bathed. The knowledge that at some point in the very near future, you will stand before the masses and be judged… Sure, there are any […]