Canter into Bliss

by Shawn Hamilton

Saddle up — and roll out your mats — for Julie Goodnight’s Yoga and Riding Retreat set in the rustic elegance of Colorado’s C Lazy U Ranch. Read More

The Language of Equus

by Shawn Hamilton

We take you to an Anna Twinney horsemanship clinic at Wyoming’s Hideout Lodge & Guest Ranch. Find out how Twinney’s method can help you build a trust-based relationship with your equine friend. Read More

Camp Canada!

by Shawn Hamilton

Five, 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

Slide Into Skijoring with Your Horse

by Shawn Hamilton

When the winter proves to be too much for other modes of transportation, take a page from the people in Scandinavia and strap on some skis, grab a rope and saddle up the horse. It's time for skijoring (ski driving). Read More

Wild Wyoming

by Shawn Hamilton

As you step out of your teepee on an early moonlit morning to tack up your horse before sunrise, you wonder if you’re really on vacation. Yet by the second day, as you slowly sneak up on a herd Read More

Canadian Getaway: Wild Deuce Retreats & Outfitting

by Shawn Hamilton

Head to Wild Deuce Retreats & Outfitting in Alberta for women's retreats, horsemanship clinics, trail rides and more. Read More

Boost Your Auction Savvy

by Shawn Hamilton

If you're considering heading to a horse sale for your next trail horse, you need to be prepared, know what you're looking for, and observe with savvy. Read More

Horse Trail Riding in Wild Alberta

by Shawn Hamilton

The pavement turns to gravel, causing the tin-can rental car to swerve around the bend like a toy car on marbles. Towering trees open up momentarily, granting a quick glimpse of the mountains. A Read More

Springtime in New York

by Shawn Hamilton

When the snow melts here in Ontario, Canada, and the bright colors of spring begin to paint the landscape, all I can think of is hitting the trails. For me, spring means getting my horse back in 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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