0 ITEMS
  • My Account
  • Young Rider
  • Tack Shop
  • Podcast
  • Contact Us
Subscribe Podcast
Enable cache13

Trail and Recreational Riding

Horse Illustrated readers enjoy hitting the trail or just for recreational riding. Therefore, we have informative articles on topics such as dealing with an emergency on the trail, new or must-have tack and gear, how to teach your horse to cross water, how to ride on hilly riding paths, how to maintain horse trails, tips for camping with your horse, getting your horse ready for a season of riding, how to create a better horse for the this type of riding, and more. Our experts know that safety is of utmost importance for any type of riding but definitely when you may be further from home. Learn tips on how to have a safe trip out on your horse and when doing recreational riding.

Follow the journey of Alyssa Mathews, founder of Discover the Horse project, which follows the quest of one woman's journey to ride every breed of horse.Standing on a remote beach in Ireland, I breathed in the salty air and...
"Now ask your horses to tölt,” instructed Björk Jakobsdóttir, our Icelandic guide. I took a deep breath, lifted my hands and took more contact, scooped my seat under and closed my legs. Klængur, the first of many delightful Icelandic...
If the idea of guiding your horse through a series of obstacles sounds fun, you’ll probably enjoy trying a trail course. The obstacles were originally based on things you’d encounter while trail riding, but they’ve evolved into an event...
Trail riding is a favorite among many riders. Don't go out unprepared. Have the right trail riding tack and gear before you set out on the trail with some of the below items from Horse Illustrated's tack and gear column.Resistol Ridesafe...
Trail riding is a fun opportunity to form a lasting bond with your horse while taking in the beauty of the surrounding landscape. The last thing you want to think about is what could go wrong, but even the...
Even if your horse is great at splashing through puddles around the barn and navigating arena obstacles with water, he may react differently when faced with a moving stream. Moving water can look scary and the sound of the...
On Tuesday, October 22, and Wednesday, October 23, horse industry representatives gathered in Washington, D.C., to meet with lawmakers and advocate for passage of the horse industry’s top legislation. During a meeting at the Capitol with leaders of the...
As you ride your horse on hills, you’ll need to keep your center of gravity aligned with his so that you don’t lose your balance or cause your horse to work harder and lose his balance. In simple terms,...
Spending time in nature is an exciting and healing experience. Add a horse to the mix and you get to see the world through different, far more astute, eyes. In fact, the United States’ wilderness areas were defined and...
More and more horse owners are interested in keeping their horses barefoot. But even horses with healthy bare feet need protection under certain circumstances. That’s where hoof boots come in."Many horses are perfectly sound barefoot in their turnout environment,...
0FansLike
0SubscribersSubscribe
We use cookies to help personalize content, tailor and measure ads, and provide a safer experience. By navigating the site, you agree to the use of cookies to collect information. Read our Cookie Policy.
OK