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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.

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…

2 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…

3 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…

3 months ago

Caller ID: Being Able to Charge for a Veterinary Visit

In this Vet Adventures column, veterinarian Courtney Diehl, DVM, has a hard time knowing how to charge for a dead-end…

3 months ago

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…

4 months ago

Silencing the Haters: Learning Self-Acceptance as a Rider

Learning self-acceptance as a rider can be key for our confidence and happiness, but overall as a person, it can…

8 months ago

Vet Adventures: The Gloves are Off (for an Equine Rectal Exam)

Sage stood miserably in the corner of his stall and didn’t react as I approached him. The sour barn manager…

10 months ago

Vet Adventures: High-Tech Healing

It didn’t look like very much equipment, I thought, as I watched the representative from the company unpack the few…

1 year ago

IRL: Emma Takes on Florida—Week Four

A lesson with Svetlana Gorski This week I had my lesson with Svetlana Gorski. I was really nervous to be…

4 years ago

IRL: Emma Takes on Florida—Week Two

Although I’m in Florida for winter training and riding, I’m doing more than just riding. Being a working student involves…

4 years ago