Trainer, clinician, and lifelong cowboy Ken McNabb hails from Lovell, Wyoming. He helps riders and horses build and enjoy partnerships working on the ranch and riding on the trail. His show, Discovering the Horseman Within, airs weekly on RFD-TV.
Be sure your next trail horse is sound enough for his job with these tips.
Level up your trail ride with FIVE exercises that teach your horse to neck rein.
Make rides positive for everyone—horseback and not—by following the commandments of trail etiquette.
Reduce the number of spooks you have on the trail with a ground-up approach.
Awareness in these five areas will keep you and your horse safe on the trail.
Learn eight ways to be more confident on your trail ride.
Discover why ranch horses are well-suited for the trail and tips for finding the right one for you.
Learn how your riding fitness affects your trail ride, and what you can do to make your horse’s job easier.
Learn how to prepare for a pack trip into the backcountry.
All of your trail tack, including your trail saddle must fit your horse well and allow him to do his job. It also needs to complement your trail-riding needs.
Use Ken McNabb's tips for hoof care and trail-prep tips for a safe, fun trail ride.
Make the post-ride experience a positive one to end your trail ride on a high note with these trailering tips.