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.
When her horse reared, this reader was scared in a way she hadn’t experienced before.
Credit: Photo by Alana Harrison
Horseback riding can be a dangerous sport. You can make it less so by maintaining the right mindset and following key rules. To dramatically reduce your...
by Laurel Walker Denton
Learn this skill to prepare for a ranch trail class, or just to increase your horse’s ‘broke quotient.’
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While hot weather persists, follow these tips to protect your horses.
Fire: Maintain fire breaks for 20 to 30 feet around all...
by Brad Barkemeyer
Stay in position when finishing a cow horse run, and both you and your horse will stay safe and possibly earn credit for your score.
by Heather Smith Thomas
Backcountry riding has a lot to offer, but only if you’re prepared for its possible dangers. Here are eight backcountry bugaboos to watch for and ways to safely navigate them.
by Julie Preble
Don’t know what to look for when trying on a protective helmet? Confused by the array of sizes, styles, and types from which to choose? Let us help you make sense of it all!
Christy Landwehr of the Certified Horsemanship Association teaches horse safety topics that improve riders knowledge of best horse-care practices. Learn to catch and release your horse safely, tie knots, and more.
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