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Horse Illustrated

These articles and stories have been printed in the pages of Horse Illustrated magazine and are now archived online for anyone who loves horses.

HORSE ILLUSTRATED is one of the nation’s largest all-around horse magazines. It serves the hands-on horse owner by promoting the best in horse care, riding and training. We are an all-breed, all-discipline magazine for adult readers. Our goal is to provide easily accessible information about all aspects of responsible horse ownership and issues of interest to the equestrian community.

We cover:

  • Training articles that can apply to both western and English riders
  • Horse health—one of our most popular topics
  • Horse care how-tos, such as grooming and tips to help make your horse shine
  • Trail riding topics and topics from a variety of disciplines
  • Fresh ways to approach season horse care topics, such as deworming, senior horse care, fly control, and more
  • Interviews with celebrities that ride or own horses; fun and quirky Q&As with leading competitors of various disciplines, as well as short profiles of interesting people in the horse world
  • Humor, first-person pieces, human-interest stories, and rider-to-rider advice
  • Equestrian travel and tourism, including fun destinations to horseback in
  • Rider fitness, health and well-being, diet, exercise, and tips for riders mental health
  • Style trends and décor for equestrians

Breed Profile: Tennessee Walking Horse

Not long after the birth of America, a special horse, the Tennessee Walking Horse, was created in the rural South.…

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Survival and Healing for a Survivor of the Las Vegas Shooting Thanks to a Mustang Mare

On October 1, 2017, Amélie Bellefille was standing in front of the stage at the Route 91 Harvest Music Festival…

2 days ago

An Illustrated Look at A Royal Affair

A visit to The Royal Agricultural Winter Fair in Toronto should be on every equestrian’s bucket list. The event, which…

3 days ago

Tack & Gear: Winter Barn Gear

These six products for use around the farm will make getting through the winter with your horse that much easier.…

4 days ago

Eco-Friendly Horsekeeping

You drive a gas-saving vehicle. You bring cloth bags to the grocery store. You turn off the faucet while brushing…

1 week ago

How Cold Is Too Cold To Ride Horses?

Winter may not be primetime for riding, but even when cold temperatures feel never ending, show and trail season will…

2 weeks ago

A Tölt On The Wild Side on an Iceland Horse Riding Vacation

"Now ask your horses to tölt,” instructed Björk Jakobsdóttir, our Icelandic guide. I took a deep breath, lifted my hands…

2 weeks ago

Blanketing at a Glance

With this simple article on horse blanketing at a glance, learn when a horse needs a blanket, when it's okay…

2 weeks ago

Blanket Fit For Any Horse

If you’ve decided that your horse can benefit from wearing a blanket, his conformation will be a deciding factor in…

3 weeks ago

Fall Farm Prep

When it still feels like fall to you, your horses know better! And they start putting on their winter coats…

3 weeks ago