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Horse Shows and Competitions

The Ins and Outs of Being a Sponsored Rider

As things continue to get more expensive, it’s no surprise that lots of riders have looked for creative ways to…

1 year ago


Beat Inflation at Horse Shows

Everything has raised in price over the last couple years, but we have especially felt it this last year. Gas…

1 year ago

Ace Your Western Riding Pattern

Marked by fluid lead changes around a cone-marked course, western riding is a challenging class for all-around competitors. But with…

1 year ago

Thoroughbred Horses Find a Second Calling

The Thoroughbred horse is the fastest in the world, and it’s no wonder. Since the 1700s, Thoroughbreds have been bred…

1 year ago

Guide to a Smooth Reining Rundown

To reach the point in the reining arena where you’ll slide to a stop, you must first build up speed…

2 years ago

ASPCA’s Right Horse Adoptable Horse: Greta

Welcome to Horse Illustrated’s weekly installment of the Right Horse Adoptable Horse of the Week, offered in partnership with the…

2 years ago

Nail Your Showmanship Pivot

Showmanship at halter is a class that showcases the harmony between a horse and his exhibitor, and the showmanship pivot…

2 years ago

Improve Your Horse’s Leg-Yield

A useful training tool for both horse and rider, the leg-yield while horse riding supples the horse through his hips,…

2 years ago

Wally the Western Dressage Horse

If anyone could be labeled a hunter princess, it was me. For nearly four decades I strove for the perfect…

2 years ago

Convert your Horse Trailer into a Hotel on Wheels

Want to stay on-site with your horse during shows or trail rider, but don’t have a fancy living quarters trailer?…

2 years ago