Horse Trail Riding in Indiana

by Genie Stewart-Spears

Midwest Trail Ride, LLC, located in south-central Indiana near the town of Norman, is a mecca for trail riders. It offers excellent trail riding both onsite and in the nearby Hoosier National Forest, a well-appointed equestrian campground, cozy Read More

Horse Trail Riding in the Goethe State Forest

by Genie Stewart-Spears

Just a 35-minute drive southwest of Ocala, Florida, between Bronson and Dunnellon, you’ll find a haven for trail riding in the Goethe State Forest. With 16 marked trails in 53,400 acres, friendly Read More

Mule Training 101

by Genie Stewart-Spears

Mules are no longer an oddity in the equestrian world. Their long ears and big, soft eyes, not to mention their intelligence and great ride, have been the reason that a number of riders have switched Read More

Head for Sand Hills!

by Genie Stewart-Spears

With a combined 46,000 acres of rolling hills, long-leaf pine forests, and open fields, Sand Hills State Forest and H. Cooper Black Jr. Memorial Field Trial and Recreation Area is a top Southeast Read More

Star of the South

by Genie Stewart-Spears

Get the most out of your money and time spent with your horse with a vacation at Leatherwood Mountains Resort, located in the Blue Ridge Mountains of North Carolina. This equestrian facility, nestled Read More

Texas Trail Riding Adventure

by Genie Stewart-Spears

Unique is an understatement when describing Cypress Trails, a private facility in Humble (pronounced "Umble"), a suburb of Houston, Texas. From pleasure rides to a challenging, all-day Read More

Trail Riding in Big South Fork National River and Recreation Area

by Genie Stewart-Spears

In north central Tennessee and southeastern Kentucky, there's fabulous riding in Big South Fork National River and Recreation Area (BSF), which is under the auspices of the National Park Service. Read More

The Trails of Shawnee

by Genie Stewart-Spears

The Shawnee National Forest, located in southern Illinois, is comprised of 284,000 acres of rolling hills, creeks, canyons, bluffs and rugged rock formations between the banks of the Mississippi and 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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