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Disciplines

Horse Illustrated publishes content about a variety of horse disciplines. The various disciplines covered include: cattle events, dressage, driving, endurance and competitive trail, eventing, halter and showmanship, horse racing, hunter/jumper, reining, saddle seat, speed events, vaulting, and western pleasure. This overall category showcases articles from all covered riding types, and our subcategories breaks down the topics in the individual riding styles. Find articles that can help with training within those disciplines, news, true stories from competitors, and more within each subcategory. We love highlighting real people with their stories of triumph and tribulations, so that every rider can learn from others’ experiences.

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,…

1 week 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…

3 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…

4 weeks ago

mRNA Biomarker Study to Build on Promising Research to Prevent Catastrophic Racehorse Injuries

Catastrophic injuries in Thoroughbred racehorses is a top concern for the industry and for its fans. That sentiment is shared…

2 months ago

2020 USEF Intermediate Combined Driving National Champions Named in Single Horse and Pairs Divisions

The Garden State CDE hosted an exciting weekend of combined driving competition at the Horse Park of New Jersey, highlighted…

2 months ago

Rebecca Hart Wins 2020 Adequan/USEF Para Dressage National Championship

Competitors in the 2020 Adequan/USEF Para Dressage National Championship concluded their week at the Tryon International Equestrian Center on October…

2 months ago