Crown of the Continent

by Kent Krone

Dance the mountaintops of the pristine, million-acre Glacier National Park in Montana, where you can ride your own horse, or use an outfitter to take you into the backcountry. Read More

Discover Hidden Hills

by Charlene Krone

Visit southeast Oklahoma, and discover a world of evergreen-covered hills, clear streams, and good horse camps. Read More

Explore the Grand Canyon

by Kent Krone

As we walked to the edge of the Grand Canyon, the full impact of what we were seeing came into view. It was as though we were witnessing the dawn of creation Read More

Old West Trail-Riding Adventure in Tombstone, Arizona

by Kent Krone

In less than a minute it was all over ? the gunfight at the OK Corral. This famous gunfight occurred in Tombstone, Arizona, on October 26, 1881, when Doc Holliday, Read More

Colorful Colorado

by Charlene Krone

The morning air is crisp and clear. We're experiencing our own private heaven here at Transfer Horse Camp located near Mancos, Colorado. Read More

The Goldfield Mountains: Trail Riding in Goldfield, Arizona

by Charlene Krone

The parking lot sign said "Horses only." That sounded pretty darned horse-friendly! So we rode up to the hitching rail. We'd just finished tying up when sounds Read More

Desert Gem

by Kent Krone

In Southern California, there exists a 600,000-acre desert gem awaiting exploration by enthusiastic horsemen. Located east of San Diego, the Anza-Borrego Desert State Park (760/767-5311; offers 1,000 square miles of wilderness Read More

Ride Yosemite National Park

by Charlene Krone

Explore Yosemite National Park’s Tuolumne Meadows on your own horse with our from-the-saddle trail guide. Read More

Cactus & Corrals: Trail Riding in Southeastern Arizona

by Charlene Krone

Forests of 200-year-old saguaro cactus stretch out across rolling hills as far as one can see. A low-lying desert realm is punctuated by islands of forested mountains rising to 9,000 feet above sea level. History runs deep here. The first Spanish Read More

Cactus & Corrals

by Kent Krone

Forests of 200-year-old saguaro cactus stretch out across rolling hills as far as one can see. A low-lying desert realm is punctuated by islands of forested mountains rising to 9,000 feet above sea Read More

Trail Riding in Oregon's Central Cascades

by Charlene Krone

Clad in emerald robes and capped with ermine stoles, Oregon's Central Cascades rise to greet horse and rider. Read More

Trail Riding in the Toiyabe, Toquima, and Monitor Mountain Ranges of Nevada

by Charlene Krone

What state has the most mountain ranges? Is it Montana, Wyoming, or California? No, it's Nevada! With 314 separate mountain ranges, Nevada has the most ranges of any state in the Continental United States. Read More

Postcard From Nebraska: History in the Heartland

by Kent Krone

Interested in historic horseback riding adventures? Western Nebraska offers excellent opportunities amid a variety of terrain. There are miles of trails; scenery and wildlife abound. White cliffs Read More

Postcard From Wyoming: Into the Woods

by Kent Krone

Located 35 miles southeast of Cody, Wyoming, is the Wood River Country, curled up against the mighty Absaroka Mountain Range. For gorgeous mountain riding and surprising history, Wood River is a worthwhile destination for horsemen. The Wood River Read More

15 Horse Hunting-Hints

by Kent Krone

Nothing can be more exciting and fulfilling than buying a trail horse. However, such a purchase comes with risks. Will the horse become your reliable trail mount and partner in many safe,... 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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