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Riding and Training

Horse Illustrated‘s riding and training articles cover a variety of disciplines, training techniques, how to get started with horses, and much more. This category includes articles about English and Western riding, trail and recreational riding, horse shows and competitions, all of the various disciplines, groundwork, natural horsemanship, camps, lessons, and youth and collegiate topics. Examples of articles include how to get started in different disciplines, juggling horses and life, how to be a better rider, tips for western and English riders, improving your jumping, stories from horse people about their equestrian adventures, dealing with issues during outings on your horse, and much more.

U.S. Equestrian Announces Updated Equestrian Interscholastic Athlete Program for Riders in 5th through 12th Grade

U.S. Equestrian is excited to unveil a new name and an updated look for its popular student athlete recognition program,…

23 hours 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…

6 days ago

Complete Guide to Intercollegiate Riding Programs

As young riders graduate high school, a concern among many is where and how they can keep riding during their…

7 days ago

Ranch Riding Coaching Session for Pattern 1

Champion trainer Julian Nemmers explains how to navigate through AQHA Ranch Riding Pattern 1. For Pattern 1, you’ll enter with…

1 week ago

Intercollegiate Horse Shows Association Adds Ranch Riding to Western Line-Up

The Intercollegiate Horse Shows Association (IHSA) leadership announced that they will add ranch riding classes to their growing western division.…

1 week 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…

2 weeks ago

What I Learned from My First Virtual Horse Show

Whether it is an open or breed show, a mountain trail challenge, or a mounted archery competition, I love showing.…

2 weeks ago

FEI European Championships in Show Jumping, Dressage, Eventing, and Para Dressage Cancelled for 2021

The FEI European Championships in the Olympic and Paralympic disciplines of jumping, eventing, dressage and para dressage will not be…

2 weeks ago

7 Tips on Equine Conditioning

There are many important questions pertaining to equine conditioning and fitness as we all look forward to returning to work.…

3 weeks ago