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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.

Balancing Act: Develop a Sense of Security in the Saddle

Developing confidence as a rider comes from working with a good trainer, knowing that you can ride your pony, and…

1 week 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

Mastering Dressage Exercises of Circles and Squares

To increase your horse’s lateral bend, improve his carrying capacity and correct the horse that “falls through” the outside shoulder,…

4 weeks ago

Tips on Improving Your Western Showmanship Skills

You’ve seen sleekly groomed western showmanship horses with expert skills move in sync with their handlers while outfitted in halters…

1 month ago

Record Number of Exhibitors Compete at the 2020 Farnam and Adequan American Quarter Horse Association World Show

That’s a wrap on the largest American Quarter Horse Association (AQHA) World Show in history! During the 2020 Farnam AQHA…

1 month ago

First-Ever Concurrent Appaloosa World Shows a Huge Success in 2020

Prevailing during the 2020 pandemic, the Appaloosa Horse Club (ApHC) successfully rescheduled its Youth World Championship Show to run concurrently…

1 month ago

Summer Horse Camp Postcards from Young Riders

Last year, Young Rider magazine asked to hear all about summer horse camp experiences from young riders, so here are some postcards…

1 month ago