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Young Rider

These articles and stories have been printed in the pages of Young Rider magazine and are now archived online for kids who love horses.

YOUNG RIDER is the only magazine of its kind specifically for and about horse-crazy tweens and teens ages 8-15. For more than 20 years, Young Rider continues to encourage and inspire kids to pursue their passion for better riding and horsemanship.

This horse magazine for kids covers:

• English lessons and western lessons
• Horse care and how-tos for kids
• Horsey DIY projects and crafts
• Fun quizzes and interactive articles (infographics, etc.)
• “Horsey interest” type stories: stories about real life, regular kids doing interesting or inspiring things with horses, as well as people, places and events in the horse world that would appeal to Young Rider readers.
• Articles about breeds of horses
• And more

Are You Concerned About Colic During Covid-19?

With many horses seeing their exercise schedules suddenly reduced or eliminated, questions have cropped up if this creates a higher…

1 week ago

British Native Ponies

There’s lots to love about ponies, and the British Native Pony breeds are among the most talented and beautiful in…

2 weeks ago

Wrangling a Summer Job: Working as a Summer Wrangler in Yellowstone National Park

For many young riders, having a summer job that involves working with horses every day seems like an impossible dream.…

3 weeks ago

Braiding and Banding: How-To’s for Young Riders to Improve Their Skills

Style your pony’s mane for English with rubber band braids or western competition with mane banding. Rubber Band Braids Materials:…

1 month ago

A Ribbon for Yancy

  “Ten-minute call for children’s hunters. Ten-minute call!” The announcement over the loudspeaker caught Yancy Clements by surprise. Her first…

2 months ago

In Case of Colic: What is Colic in Horses and How Do You Treat and Prevent It?

Few problems can leave you feeling more scared and helpless than a colicky horse. Sometimes colic feels as unpredictable as…

2 months ago

Hunter Show Secrets

Do you enjoy showing? I always loved competing in horse shows. Whether I won a bunch of ribbons or came…

2 months ago

Tackle the Trail Course

If the idea of guiding your horse through a series of obstacles sounds fun, you’ll probably enjoy trying a trail…

2 months ago

Tie a Quick-Release Knot

Tying your horse safely with a quick-release knot is one of the most important skills to master for working around…

2 months ago

BreyerFest 2020 Celtic Fling to Allow Attendees to Kick Up Their Heels

Breyer Model Horses, celebrating the brand’s 70th anniversary this year, invites families and collectors of all ages to the 31st…

4 months ago