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Micaela Myers

Colitis in Horses

Antibiotic-induced clostridial colitis must be recognized and treated promptly to prevent a horse owner’s worst nightmare. It’s safe to say…

5 months ago


Borrowing Horses as a Horseless Rider

I jokingly call myself a moocher because I ride horses, but I haven’t owned one for years. For nearly a…

8 months ago

Taking Your Baby to the Barn

For many of us, our horse obsession started in childhood and continues to this day. But when a baby is…

1 year ago

Finding Love Through Equine Adoption

Whether you’re looking for your next show-ring champion, an endurance athlete, a trail horse, a therapeutic riding mount or a…

2 years ago

Warm Up Right for Horseback Riding with an Exercise Ball Exercises

Horses are so sensitive they can feel a fly landing anywhere on their body and twitch the skin underneath. Knowing…

2 years ago

Barrel Racing Short Story: The Case of the Tipping Barrel

Enjoy this short story from Young Rider magazine involving barrel racing in which Emma’s perfect new horse brings out her riding…

3 years ago

The Need for Speed: Improving Your Barrel Racing Runs

You’ve been running barrels for a while now: You know the pattern. Your turns are solid. Your seat is stable.…

4 years ago

Amberley Snyder: Walk, Ride, and Rodeo Star

Growing up, Amberley Snyder, star of a rodeo movie on Netflix, competed in barrel racing, pole bending, goat tying and…

4 years ago

Horse People: The Longest Horse Race—The Story of the Oldest Mongol Derby Winner

To win the world’s longest horse race, Robert Long employed equal parts preparation and smarts. In August, the 70-year-old became…

4 years ago

Meet Barrel Racing Champ Amberley Snyder

Sometimes all it takes is a moment—a glance down at a map, a slight miscalculation—to profoundly change your life forever.…

5 years ago