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.
Arizona’s Superstition Mountains are steeped in lore, intrigue, and mystery. Here’s our from-the-saddle report.
Saddle up, and ride down the history trail in these well-preserved American Civil War battlefield parks. Here’s a comprehensive guide.
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
by Julie Goodnight
You love riding on your home trails, but you’re ready to trailer to nearby destinations for an all-day adventure. Follow these guidelines to get the most out of your trip.
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!
DIESEL CARE -- especially fuel!
When I bought Bear (name of my 1-ton 1985 diesel truck) diesel was 85 cents a gallon. Now I’m...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
Whoa, Snow: Massachusetts Barn Owners Just Want to Keep a Roof Over Their Horses' Heads
What may be the snowiest winter in the state's history has been a disaster for many horse barns, stables, and...Read more