Bold, Black Legs

by Larry Little Enhance your horse’s black leg markings in four easy steps. Read More

‘Why I Ride Safe’

by Alana Harrison These riders don’t mount up without head protection. Read their stories, so you can decide if a helmet might be right for you. Read More

Surviving Green + Green

by Alana Harrison It’s the ‘forbidden’ match—a green rider on a green horse. If you ever find yourself in this situation, follow these strategies to up the odds that you’ll wind up safe and successful. Read More

Keep Your Horse on the Rail

by Alana Harrison Trainer Carol Metcalf helps a reader guide her wayward mare back to the rail—and keep her there. Read More

Does He Hate His Bit?

by Carol Metcalf Pro Carol Metcalf discusses five signs that may indicate your horse dislikes his bit. Find out how you can give your horse a happier mouth. Read More

Regain Control!

by Alana Harrison Clinton Anderson helps our reader calm and steady her mare when she acts up on the trail. Read More

Details in the Digits

by Mark Stevens As a competitor in a large rail class, you must ensure the judge has a clear view of your identification number. If he has to spend too much time deciphering your number, he’ll likely pass you... Read More

Way to Show!

by Alana Harrison Do you wish you were doing more in the competitive arena? Meet three horsewomen from Texas who just might inspire you to leap into showing—or move up a level. Read More

Get Ready to Show!

by Alana Harrison Prepare for your next competition with these helpful tips and complete show-day checklist from trainer Caroline Wood. Read More

Regain Control!

by Clinton Anderson Q: I enjoy trail riding, but my Appaloosa mare sometimes acts up for no apparent reason. She’s 11 years old and quiet in an arena, but often when we’re out on the trail, alone or with... Read More

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