Horse Trail Riding in Los Angeles

by Mark Bedor

Griffith Park, home to the famous Los Angeles Equestrian Center, offers a cherished refuge from one of America’s most congested cities. In fact, at 6½ square miles, it’s the biggest Read More

Wild Horse Adventure

by Mark Bedor

Saddle up and head to Bishop, California, where wild mustangs live in high-desert country along the California-Nevada border. Read More

Taste of the West

by Mark Bedor

On a warm April day in New Mexico, I was riding with new friends through wide-open plains that are so vast, they seem untouched by man. Suddenly, out of the cloudless blue sky, I was hit by a roaring Read More

Guiding Lights

by Mark Bedor

Learn outfitting basics - for your own pack trips or to become a professional wrangler - at the Colorado Outdoor Adventure Guide School. Read More

Lofty Learning

by Mark Bedor

It's a scene right out of a Charlie Russell painting - the horseback cowboy leading a string of pack mules through a rugged mountain wilderness. Except this time, it's not 1880, but 2007. And the "cowboy" leading those mules 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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