Midwest

Brush Creek Ranch in Wyoming

The new Lodge & Spa at Brush Creek Ranch in Saratoga, Wyo., offers trail riders nearly 50 miles of groomed trails spanning 13,000 acres. You'll ride one of the ranch's more than 60 horses though trails Read More


Trail Ride Kentucky with Equitrekking

by Darley Newman Darley Newman, Randall Mitchell, and riders from Equine Adventures at Wranglers Riding Stables at Land Between the Lakes National Recreation Area. | Photo By Chip Ward Photos Trail riding in Kentucky Read More


Riding at Endless Valley Stables, Spring Green, Wisconsin

by Deb Carey Endless Valley Stables near Spring Green, Wisconsin is a well-managed stable with miles of trails. Read More


Trail Riding at Smoke Rise Ranch, Glouster, Ohio

Last October, the Southwestern Ohio Spotted Saddle Horse Association participated in the Best of America by Horseback trail ride at Smoke Rise Ranch in Glouster, Ohio. Read More


Postcard From Nebraska: History in the Heartland

by Kent Krone Interested in historic horseback riding adventures? Western Nebraska offers excellent opportunities amid a variety of terrain. There are miles of trails; scenery and wildlife abound. White cliffs Read More


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


Trail Riding in the Ozark Mountains

by Kent Krone Brushy Creek Lodge and Resort is located near Black, Missouri. For equine enthusiasts, this is an Ozark gem. In fact, Horse TrailDirectory.com gave Brushy Creek high praise: The resort was ranked number four out of 900 horse campgrounds rated. Read More


Trail Riding in Buffalo River Ranch Resort, Arkansas

by Nancy Howard Buffalo River Ranch Resort was our destination of choice this year. Located in Northwest Arkansas at 2,066 feet above sea level, the surrounding trails go through the Ozark Mountains to the sheer Read More


Treasure of the Black Hills of South Dakota

by Photos and Story by Kent & Charlene Krone Set up camp, and explore the beauty of South Dakota’s Custer State Park from the back of your equine friend. Read More


Slabtown Trail Rides in Licking, Missouri

by Louise N. White My husband, Richard, and I live in Denison, Texas, which is about an hour north of Dallas. Last fall, we decided to be adventurous, and go afield to the Ozarks of Missouri. We decided on a place Read More


Ride a Mystical Sculpture

by Charlene Krone "Watch out!" Charlene yelled as my horse, Buddy, approached a rattlesnake on the trail. Since we were on a cliff-side trail in eroded badlands, the snake had nowhere to go except toward us, away from us, or over the edge. To Buddy Read More


Wild Horse Trail Ride, Honobia Oklahoma

by Donna Green Here it is, almost May again, and we're getting ready for the big Memorial Day trail ride at Wild Horse Trail Camp in Oklahoma. The Wild Horse ride is located in the heart of the Kiamichi Mountains Read More


Ride a Mystical Sculpture

by Charlene Krone The wildly rugged Little Missouri State Park in western North Dakota is a trail rider's paradise. Read More


Postcard from Idaho: St. Joe River Country

by Charlene Krone Saddle up, and splash in Idaho's pristine St. Joe River country, then bunk down in a spacious horse camp or historic lodge. Read More


The River Wild

by Charlene Krone St. Joe River country in the Idaho Panhandle National Forests offers a myriad of trail-riding delights, from pristine streams to high mountain ridges, from old-growth forests to historic logging sites. 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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