Organized Trail Rides

California Cowboy Adventure

Cowboy Bucket List Adventures combines trail riding and camping out with an  authentic cattle roundup. Adventures will be held June 27-29, July 11-13, and July 25-27, 2014, at Lazy K Ranch, just... Read More


Sheltowee Trail Ride

The Appaloosa Horse Club’s 35th Annual Sheltowee Trail Ride will be held September 28 through October 5, 2014, at Elkins Creek Horse Camp in Pedro, Ohio. This camp is adjacent to Wayne National... Read More


Arabian Horse Association Trail Ride, Forst Robinson, Nebraska

by Kim Price The 2008 Annual Arabian Horse Association Trail Ride started with a bang on a beautiful fall day in Fort Robinson, Nebraska. Everyone was glad to welcome back Tommy and Dawn Garland as our ride clinicians, and our venerable wranglers from the Read More


V6 Trail Ride in Parkfiled, California

by Lisa Thomspon Conversation and chatter quieted and soon stopped. A few horses shifted their weight; you could hear their hooves on the soft earth below. One horse fluttered the last air of tension out his nostrils. Read More


Midwest Trail Ride, Norman Indiana

by Sue Kuzelka Midwest Trail Ride in Hoosier National Forest is indeed "the Horseman's Campground." It offers scheduled rides, as well as open camping. This year, my 8-year-old daughter, Kaylee, my cousin, Misti, Read More


The Salt Grass Trail Ride, Texas

  Houston, Texas, has an event of great tradition. Old West trail rides with some new additions. There are pickup trucks and huge motor homes, Cowboys and cowgirls, on horses, Read More



Apalousey Trail Ride Hatley Ranch, Deary, Idaho

by April Fingerlos Rocky Mountain Region Though we rode approximately 15 miles of trails over two days, our imaginations traveled much further. The trail, gently watered by a rain shower two days prior, meandered Read More


Tennesee Benefit Trail Ride

by Anja Leiendecker East Fork Stables. T.H.I.S. CARES is a vehicle of support for families of children suffering from a life-threatening disease. This amazing facility give kids the chance to experience horses, ranch life, trail riding, and do it all with their families. Read on to see how you can help or attend this wonderful place. Read More




Colorado Mule Riders Trail Ride

by Howard Graham Peaceful Valley Ranch, Lyons 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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