SubscribeGift a Sub
Enable cache 100

Home Page AMP

  • Cover Story - The Adoption Issue
    Save time & money at the barn
    Also in the Jan/Feb issue:
    • Curate your wellness and horsemanship journey for 2023
    • A one-of-a-kind ride in New Mexico
    • FEI World Championships in eventing, driving and vaulting
    • Nutrition for young horses
    • Colitis complications
    • Beat inflation at the barn
    • Folly & Friends Mustang sanctuary
    • The Dutch Warmblood
  • Current Podcast January 24, 2023
Listen in and meet:
  • Taryn Young, marketer at Warmbloods and Wine and owner of Novella Equestrian
  • Natalie Gavi, dietitian at Gavi Equestrian
  • The ASPCA/Right Horse adoptable horse of the month, Joey
Listen Now
Price $24.95
Price $19.95
Price $32.95
Price $21.95
Price $21.95
Price $27.95

Latest Articles

6 Winter Grooming Tips

Winter is here, and that lovely horse of yours—the one who looked gorgeous at the summer shows—is now hiding...

ASPCA’s Right Horse Adoptable Horse: Nightingale

Welcome to Horse Illustrated’s weekly installment of the Right Horse Adoptable Horse of the Week, offered in partnership with...

6 Winter Grooming Tips

Winter is here, and that lovely horse of yours—the one who looked gorgeous at the summer shows—is now hiding in a wooly mammoth coat....

ASPCA’s Right Horse Adoptable Horse: Nightingale

Welcome to Horse Illustrated’s weekly installment of the Right Horse Adoptable Horse of the Week, offered in partnership with the ASPCA's Right Horse program....

ASPCA’s Right Horse Adoptable Horse: Classical Fashion

Welcome to Horse Illustrated’s weekly installment of the Right Horse Adoptable Horse of the Week, offered in partnership with the ASPCA's Right Horse program....

Forming Bonds with Adopted Senior Horses

When she was a girl, Joni Miller would save her lunch money to afford to ride at a local barn. Back then, she had...

ASPCA’s Right Horse Adoptable Horse: George

Welcome to Horse Illustrated’s weekly installment of the Right Horse Adoptable Horse of the Week, offered in partnership with the ASPCA's Right Horse program....

Microchipping Your Horse

-
Having your horse stolen right out of his paddock, get lost during a natural disaster or wander out through a broken fence are some...

Winter Horse Care FAQs

It’s finally getting cold outside and you’re bundled up, possibly with a hot cup of cocoa or coffee in hand. But how does your...

Groundwork with a Purpose

Getting to know how your horse feels by doing groundwork before a ride is a great idea. However, the groundwork you do has to...

The Ins and Outs of Being a Sponsored Rider

As things continue to get more expensive, it’s no surprise that lots of riders have looked for creative ways to afford to keep doing...

Benefits of Riding Your Horse at the Walk

Work at the walk, practiced and touted by old classical dressage masters, is always better than letting a horse stand around when he is...

Ace Your Western Riding Pattern

Marked by fluid lead changes around a cone-marked course, western riding is a challenging class for all-around competitors. But with skill, preparation and careful...

Teach Your Horse to Drag a Log

-
A versatile ranch horse can do anything his rider asks—including pulling gear or livestock with a rope connected to the saddle horn. Versatility ranch...

Changing Riding Disciplines

The type of saddle you first sat in does not need to be your last. Changing riding disciplines can help you renew your interests...

Competing with Horses: Mental Preparation with Warwick Schiller

When competing with horses, there are a lot of things you can’t control. You can’t control the schedule. You can’t control who the judge...

Thoroughbred Horses Find a Second Calling

-
The Thoroughbred horse is the fastest in the world, and it’s no wonder. Since the 1700s, Thoroughbreds have been bred for pure speed. First developed...

The Norwegian Fjord

-
The domestic horse has changed a lot over the past several thousand years. The small, dun-colored equines seen in prehistoric paintings have been mostly...

The Rocky Mountain Horse

-
Smooth gaits, a sweet temperament and a uniquely American history: All these characteristics belong to a special equine breed known as the Rocky Mountain...

Stock Horse Breed Specialization

Although some breeds have always been known as specialists, several decades ago, it was easy enough to find one horse to satisfy the multi-faceted...

Meet the Incredible Lipizzan Horse

-
During Medieval times, a horse’s main job was to carry men into battle during wartime and to pull carriages during times of peace. If...

Morgan Horse Ambassadors at UVM

The small town of Weybridge, Vt., is home to a scenic gem for horse lovers and history buffs alike. Known for its picturesque beauty...

The Enduring Arabian

When it comes to equine history, many believe you can’t go further back than the Arabian horse. For centuries, the ancestors of today’s Arabians were...

Horse Ownership

Good Neighbor: Horse Property Ownership 101

If you’re like many horse property owners around the country, suburban sprawl and increased development has made your neighbors these days less likely to be farmers and more likely...

Selecting the Perfect Tractor for Horse Property

Even small tractors are a big investment, so it’s important to get the right size tractor for the work you need to get done. Horsepower is what puts the...

Board or Build: Finding the Best Option for your Horse

Whether you’ve owned horses for a long time or you’re planning to buy your first horse (or first horse in a long time), one of the most important decisions...

Shopping for Horse Property Made Easy

What does your dream setup look like? A cozy cottage with a view of your horses grazing out back, or a commercial spread complete with indoor arena? Whether big...