Australian Adventure

by Audrey Pavia

 When I was a horse-crazy little girl, I became obsessed with Australia. I imagined a vast land where brumbies roamed wild and koalas played in the gum trees. Dingoes lived in the woods.... Read More

Spirit of the Black Hills

by Audrey Pavia

The 11,000-acre Black Hills Wild Horse Sanctuary, near Rapid City, South Dakota, is home to small herds of rare Spanish Mustangs. We take you on a tour of this windswept sanctuary. Read More

Summer Breezes

by Audrey Pavia

PACIFIC REGION Rancho Oso guest Ranch & stables, Santa Barbara, California Closest city: Santa Barbara, California. Travel distance: 25 miles. Driving directions: From Los Angeles, take U.S.... Read More

Lovely Late-Fall Rides

by Audrey Pavia

Discover scenic day rides within an easy drive of city limits. This issue: Gaits in the Grapes, Temecula, California; Dinosaur Valley State Park, near Fort Worth, Texas; Hobbs State Park-Conservation Area, near Fayetteville, Arkansas. Read More

Fall Day Rides

by Audrey Pavia

Here’s the scoop on three spectacular fall day-riding spots: Captain William Clark Park, Washington; East Fork Stables, Tennessee; and New Discovery State Park, Vermont. Read More

Catch Colorful Fall Foliage

by Audrey Pavia

Enjoy stunning fall colors from the back of your horse with our guide, including an exclusive listing of riding destinations from coast-to-coast. Read More

Missouri Campground & Riding Trails

by Audrey Pavia

Go for a day ride, or stay overnight, at Panther Creek Campground and Horse Trails in Tuscumbia, Missouri, which offers 4,000 acres to enjoy on horseback. Read More

Adopt a Wild Horse

by Audrey Pavia

Are you thinking about adopting a wild horse? Here, we tell you how to determine whether a wild horse is right for you, then give you expert adoption guidelines. Read More

Summer Day Rides

by Audrey Pavia

Here’s a trail-riding guide to Fishtrap Recreation Area near Spokane, Washington; Custer State Park near Rapid City, South Dakota; and Shenandoah National Park near Richmond, Virginia. Read More

25 Cozy Bed & Barns

by Audrey Pavia

Here’s the scoop on 25 cozy bed & barns, where you can vacation in style with your own horse, from coast-to-coast. Read More

10 Top National Parks

by Audrey Pavia

Stunning national parks from coast-to-coast welcome you to you’re your own horse on the trails. Here’s a rundown of 10 top national parks to explore from the back of your equine friend. Read More

Summer Trails

by Audrey Pavia

Here are three enjoyable summertime riding destinations: Bridle Trails State Park near Seattle, Washington; Flying R Ranch near St. Louis, Missouri; and East Fork Stables near Knoxville, Tennessee. Read More

Day Ride: Kentucky Jewel

by Audrey Pavia

Head to the Land Between The Lakes National Recreation Area for miles of scenic trails. Read More

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January/February 2017

Our Current Issue,
January/February 2017:

  • Ultimate Peak-to-Desert Adventure

    In Prescott National Forest, you’ll ride through cool ponderosa forests, pinion and juniper woodlands, and desert grasslands. At night, you’ll camp in a horseman’s paradise.

  • Horse Owner’s Winter Notebook

    A roundup of seasonal tips, checklists, and guides — on health care, hoof care, hauling, nutrition, blanketing, and management — to help you keep your horse healthy and safe all winter long.

  • Spirit of the Black Hills

    The 11,000-acre Black Hills Wild Horse Sanctuary, near Rapid City, South Dakota, is home to small herds of rare Spanish Mustangs. We take you on a tour of this windswept sanctuary.

Next Issue, March 2017:

Which Saddle is for You?

Find the right saddle for your riding needs with our expert trail-saddle shopping guide.

The Charms of Charma

Tucked between the southern foothills of the San Juan Mountains and western reaches of the Brazos Mountains, Chama is a natural magnet for avid trail riders.

Horse Owner's Winter Notebook

Here's how to prolong your trailer's life and prepare it for a harsh winter, while keeping it ready in case of an emergency.

Settle Your Cinchy Horse

Learn how to settle your cinchy horse for problem-free saddling with this technique from top trainer/clinician Julie Goodnight.

Your Trailer: The Ride Inside

Seven ways you can control your trailer’s interior environment to enhance your horse’s safety and well-being.

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