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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

Horses of Many Unique Colors

Everyone knows “you can’t judge a book by its cover,” and we also know that a good horse can come…

10 months ago


The Appaloosa Horse Breed

For the most part, horse breeds share common coat colors, like chestnut, bay, gray, and black. Likewise, most horses share…

11 months ago

BreyerFest®: Driving Forward is July 14-16

PEQUANNOCK, NJ — From equine stars to “pony cars,” BreyerFest: DRIVING FORWARD is the fast track to family fun with…

11 months ago

Dress to Impress in Your Next Western Show Class

You’ve been practicing your maneuvers and getting your horse ready to show off his moves in western classes. But now…

3 years ago

Shine on the Flat in the Under Saddle Hunter Flat Class

Horse shows are filled with excitement. You eagerly await a weekend show day or an even more exciting overnight horse…

3 years ago

How to Bathe a Horse

Giving your horse a bath might seem like a simple task, but there is definitely an art and a science…

3 years ago

Overcoming Fear After Falling Off a Horse

Riding can be one of the most exciting and thrilling activities there is. There’s not much that can top galloping…

3 years ago

Breed Spotlight: Arabian Horse

Envision this scene: a glorious black Arabian stallion swims powerfully through the ocean in the aftermath of a shipwreck, pulling…

3 years ago

Horse Illustrated and Young Rider Magazines Recognized for Excellence in Equine Media at 2021 AHP Equine Media Awards

Horse Illustrated and Young Rider magazines have a lot to be proud of in 2021 after the American Horse Publications…

3 years ago

Happy Feet: Helping Your Horse Have Healthy Hooves

We’ve all experienced the disappointment of preparing for a ride or a show only to find out that your horse…

3 years ago