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Horse People

The horse industry is full of stories about interesting horse people from various disciplines, breeds, and styles of riding. Read their stories in Horse Illustrated and Young Rider magazines. See how others triumphed over a challenging riding or training situation, interesting feats riders have accomplished, and how others have overcome the odds for a big win at an equestrian competition. Learn how some have spent their lives helping horses and/or riders, either through rescues, therapeutic riding programs, or through charities that they are passionate about. Find inspiration and connection from the lives of other passionate horse people, including horse owners, riders, and those who love horses.

Sculptures with Influence: Star Liana York

Horses have a primitive beauty that touches us deeply. Their closeness to nature, combined with their immense power and grace,…

6 days ago

Farewell Jane Savoie

The equine world is saddened to hear that dressage clinician, competitor, and prolific author Jane Savoie died January 4, 2021,…

2 weeks ago

Interview with Lillie Keenan

It’s not every day you get to interview your equestrian idol. But that’s just what 2019 Young Rider Advisory Board…

4 weeks ago

Vet Adventure: The Best Medicine

In a much-welcomed switch-up, a client takes care of a veterinarian in need. My back was hurting again, and my…

2 months ago

Your Horse Life: Introverted Equestrian Goes Rogue

When a previously go-it-alone introverted equestrian gets pulled into a positive barn culture, she decides to keep paying it forward.…

2 months ago

Gracie Elliott Dreams About Competing at the NAYC

Young Rider Gracie Elliott realized her dreams of competing at the North American Youth Championships (NAYC) and shares her story.…

3 months ago

Short Story: Brianna and the Big, Green, Pony-Riding Monster of Jealousy

Riding is Brianna's special thing. Can she learn to share it with her little sister or will this young horseback…

4 months ago

The Quest to Discover the Horse

Follow the journey of Alyssa Mathews, founder of Discover the Horse project, which follows the quest of one woman's journey…

5 months ago

Pedro Cebulka: King of the International Ring

It sounded like he was being dive-bombed by sea-planes when I spoke with Pedro Cebulka last week. “That’s another one…

6 months ago