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Equine Traveling Papers

by Rebecca Gimenez PhD
Here’s a rundown of key documents you need when you travel with your horse. When you travel with your horse, you need to carry a number of documents, especially if you're crossing state lines. Some documents show your horse is healthy. Some will help you if you're in an emergency situation. ...Read More

Trailer-Tuneup Checklist

by Rebecca Gimenez PhD
Time to tune up your trailer for summer's trail-riding adventures. A well-maintained trailer will be safer for both you and your horse than one in shoddy shape. Here's a handy checklist....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

Our Current Issue, July 2014:

  • His & Hers Riding Jeans

    Trail Gear Test

    by Heidi Melocco

  • New York’s Enchanting Trails

    by Deb Balliet, CEO Equine Land Conservation Resource

  • Endurance Riding 101

    Sharpen your trail skills with this series from endurance champion Lari Shea, owner of California’s Ricochet Ridge Ranch. This issue: Eight-step guide to competitive endurance riding.

    by Cynthia McFarland with Lari Shea

  • Saddle Sore No More

    As we get older, time in the saddle can bring on aches and pains. Here’s one horseman’s advice on how to minimize discomfort and enjoy your rides.

    by Dan Aadland

  • Some Like It Hot

    by Jule Drown

  • Power Ions

    In summer’s heat, your horse might need an electrolyte supplement. Here’s what you need to know.

    by Tracey Emslie

  • Hot Days, Cool Rides

    by Julie Goodnight with Heidi Melocco

  • Mountains of Mystery

    Arizona’s Superstition Mountains are steeped in lore, intrigue, and mystery. Here’s our from-the-saddle report.

    by Kent & Charlene Krone

Next Issue, September/October 2014:

  • Go Gaited

    Gaited Horse Clinician



    • Ride Right with Julie Goodnight

      Sit the spook.


      • Hooray for Hollywood

        We show you where you can ride your own horse around Hollywood in locations where movies and shows were filmed.   

Ask Julie Goodnight

Top trainer/clinician Julie Goodnight answers readers' questions on training, safety, horsemanship, and more.

Edited and photos by Heidi Melocco

Trail Gear

Check out the latest trail gear, on-trail tests from our experts, camping gear, and more!

By Laurel Berger O'Connor

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