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Travel First-Aid Kit

by Shawn Hamilton with Laurel Gould When traveling with your horse, there are a number of items that your first-aid kit should always contain. Here, we’ll first supply you with a few container tips. Then we’ll provide a... Read More


Attitude Adjustments

by Tom & Neva Scheve If your trailer isn’t balanced, your horse’s soundness is at risk. Here are six expert ways to level your unbalanced trailer to help keep your horse safe on the road. Read More


On-the-Road Veterinary Care

by Jessica Jahiel, PhD You’re on the road with your horse, in an unfamiliar place, when your horse suddenly pulls up lame. Or, he becomes injured. Or colics. Or comes down with a mysterious illness. You’re... Read More


Trailer Spruce-Up Tips

by Rebecca Gimenez PhD You’ll need to tune up your trailer for this season’s towing needs, whether or not you’ve used your trailer during winter months. A well-maintained trailer will be safer for both you... 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


Earn Your Horse’s Respect

by Clinton Anderson “To earn your horse’s respect and trust, you need to make him comfortable for doing the right thing and uncomfortable for doing the wrong thing,” says top trainer/clinician Clinton Anderson. Read on for training tips. Read More


Spruce Up Your Barn

by Jessica Hein Spring is a great time to evaluate your barn’s condition. Following is a 10-step guide to getting your barn in tip-top shape. Tackle one task at a time, and before you know it, your horse’s indoor environment will be clean, comfortable, and well-organized. Read More


To The Rescue

by Cate Lamm A six-step guide to giving a rescued horse a loving forever home. Read More


On-the-Go Grooming

by Audrey Pavia Here’s a handy grooming-tool checklist to use when you pack your trailer for your equine adventures. Read More


Trail Riding in State Parks

by Photos and Story by Kent & Charlene Krone State parks offer scenic riding trails and horse-friendly campgrounds. Here, we take you to gems in the mountains of Montana and Idaho. 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


Banish the Buck

by Julie Goodnight Does your horse balk and buck when he doesn’t want to work? Fix this vice with top trainer/clinician Julie Goodnight’s expert advice. Read More


Hindquarters Control

by Clinton Anderson Stage One: Learn how to control your horse’s hindquarters, and you’ll end any disrespectful behavior. Top clinician Clinton Anderson shows you how. Read More


Is Alfalfa a Wise Choice?

by Eleanor Kellon, VMD It isn’t a “perfect” food, but alfalfa can be a good staple in the horse’s diet. There are a few caveats, but the key is balance. Read More


Holiday Gift Guide

The holiday shopping season is upon us! To help get you started, we’ve rounded up 23 gift ideas for the horsepeople on your list. Shop for the barn buddies and kids on your list, decorate your home, stuff those stockings, and don’t forget your special equine friend. Read More


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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