Our intrepid adventurer risks a mountain ride on a cold December day, and discovers the joy of quiet trails aboard a smooth-gaited horse.
Montana's Pristine Bob Marshall Wilderness offers windswept ridges, deep canyons, towering cliffs, dense forests, thundering rivers, and lush meadows.
Saddle up for a six-day riding adventure through Utah’s magical canyons. Riders from all over the world sign up for the Red Rock Ride to savor the breathtaking scenery and ride amenities.
Ride the Kettle Crest Trail in Colville National Forest, then relax in a comfortable horse camp, backcountry cabin, or luxurious guest ranch.
Winter is the perfect time to ride in the desert solitude of Southern Utah. One of our favorite areas is the Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monument, which has scenic deserts and spectacular canyons.
Use these expert tips to prepare for a horse-camping adventure, whether you’re planning to camp at the trailhead or in the backcountry.
Enjoy fall colors from the back of your equine friend at Transfer Horse Camp, located in Colorado’s San Juan Mountains.
You really can ride your own horse in Hollywood! Here’s an inside guide to touring famous movie and television locations on horseback.
Hit the trails with the American Paint Horse Association on the Triple R Ranch Ride in Kentucky and the Fort Robinson Trail Ride in Nebraska.
Discover scenic day rides within an easy drive from city limits. This issue: Lory State Park, near Denver, Colorado; Wildcat Mountain State Park near Madison, Wisconsin; and DuPuis Management Area near West Palm Beach, Florida.
by Rebecca Gimenez PhDHere’s a rundown of key documents you need when you travel with your horse. When you travel with your horse, you need to carry a number of documents, especially if you're crossing state lines. Some documents show your horse is healthy. Some will help you if you're in an emergency situation. ...Read More
by Rebecca Gimenez PhDTime to tune up your trailer for summer's trail-riding adventures. A well-maintained trailer will be safer for both you and your horse than one in shoddy shape. Here's a handy checklist....Read More
by Shawn HamiltonFive, four, three, two, one, and off he goes!;
Sipping a glass of wine poolside, I watched the crazy whitewater rafter plunge headfirst into the chilly Ottawa river attached to a......Read More
by Eleanor Kellon, VMD
by Heidi Melocco with Julie Goodnight
by Kent & Charlene Krone
Learn how to avoid common trailer-loading mistakes, and load your horse every time you ask, with these steps from top trainer/clinician Julie Goodnight.
Expert advice from Hitch Up! Magazine.
Top trainer/clinician Julie Goodnight answers readers' questions on training, safety, horsemanship, and more.
Check out the latest trail gear, on-trail tests from our experts, camping gear, and more!
A Horse & His Bed...
I'm a firm believer that a happy horse will make your camping experience more fun. And for some horses,...Read more
How to Catch a Mustang Part 2
As I reported in my last entry, I’d been trying to catch a stubborn little black mustang gelding, Mirlo,...Read more
Glanders Found in Stray Mexican Donkey in Texas
If you can't find it in a textbook, it's because glanders is a disease of the past. But the first case on US...Read more