1Raise Your Horse's Headset
2Breathe Easy in Winter
3Get in Shape to Ride
I’ve designed some of the toughest trail courses for the top shows. Now I’ll help you navigate them.
Winning doesn’t come easily. Use my advice to prepare yourself and your horse to win.
Buy your next pair of chaps with confidence using the advice from four experts, plus get fit tips from a chaps maker.
Don’t get stuck with a muddy, messy, unhealthy living space for your horse this winter. Learn top tips for mud control from a veterinarian who’s seen it all.
Is it time to get your horse in shape? Learn about five common conditioning blunders—and how to avoid them. more
Weatherbeeta has redesigned their entire line of blankets with your horse's COMFORT and FIT in mind. The new Weatherbeeta ComFiTec blanket range includes 4 groups of blankets to ensure you find the perfect mix of comfort, fit and durability for your horse, lifestyle and budget: ComFiTec Ultra, ComFiTec Premier, ComFiTec Plus and ComFiTec.
Improve your rollback before your next show by using Brad Barkemeyer's rollback drill.
Before you try this exercise, be sure you've practiced Brad's backing-up exercise, outlined here.
Watch Leslie Lange and The Immortal compete in a Western riding class.
Does your horse need a new bit or just a visit from the dentist? See why you should have a dentist look at your horse's mouth before you decide to switch bits.
Sometimes your horse is stiffer in his body going one way over...
Al Dunning analyzes a gelding's conformation and shares the pros and cons of his performance potential.
Al Dunning shares his insight on mares, geldings, and studs.
Maggie Cincotta and Ka Rona win the 2015 NRCHA Youth Limited Stallion Stakes class. Be sure to read her story in the October issue of Horse&Rider. (Please note: sound doesn't work for some of the...
Check out the Madigan Squeeze in action...
Al Dunning talks about German martingales in this installment of #ReadyToRide.
Al Dunning teaches you to use your reins with finesse instead of force.
Staying dry is a big part of staying warm. Your horse’s coat will shed some rain unless the precipitation lasts a long time or is driven by a strong wind. In severe weather, outdoor...
Credit: Photo courtesy of Dr. Brian Gilger
Uveitis is a painful inflammation of the eye with potentially career- or even life-ending complications. We asked Dr. Jacquelin Boggs,...
by Bob Avila
Use quality tack in your day-to-day riding to keep your horse comfortable and performing well
by Barb Crabbe, DVM
Learn details about five-panel genetic testing and its positive influence on breeding decisions.
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Work over obstacles can make your horse more supple and willing, plus vastly improve your horsemanship. Check it out—even if you never ride a trail.... | more
For the first time in a long time I'm watching the All-American Quarter Horse Congress from my trusty computer. While I don't miss the unpredictable weather (it's 70 degrees here in Boulder), or the...... | more
Do you have a soft spot for spots? Is your ideal horse a perfect shade of blood bay? Do you live by the old warning, "Chestnut mare? Beware!" If a horse's color is important to you, join the club of horsemen over the millennia who rode horses of a certain color, and influenced the future modern horse with every choice they made.... | more
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