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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

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…

6 days ago

Horse Career: Daily Life as a Barn Manager

Have you wondered if riding will have to take a back seat to your career once you’ve graduated from college?…

2 weeks ago

English Lesson: How to Get Started in Dressage

Dressage is all about being in tune with and riding your horse in a way that helps him build proper…

3 weeks ago

Beatrice de Lavalette and Kate Shoemaker Have Good Showing for U.S. Para Dressage Team at 2020 Tokyo Paralympic Games

The U.S. Para Dressage Team saw its first two combinations head down the center line at Equestrian Park in Tokyo,…

1 month ago

Horsey Halter Planter

The sun is shining and the flowers are blooming—it’s the perfect time to create your very own horse halter planter!…

1 month ago

Annelise Klepper Talks About Her Annie’s Equestrienne Apparel

I’m Annelise Klepper. I'm a 15-year-old international-level Junior dressage rider from Ohio and co-founder of Annie’s Equestrienne Apparel. I design…

3 months ago

Short Story: A Strange New Home

The lights flickered on in the barn that morning, and I heard the familiar shuffling of all the other ponies…

3 months ago

How to Blanket a Horse

Knowing how to blanket a horse is an essential skill. Your horse’s fluffy winter coat is naturally designed to do…

4 months ago

Meet the Horses in DreamWorks’ Spirit Untamed Movie

Meet the horses of DreamWorks' new movie, Spirit Untamed, with actress McKenna Grace, who plays Abigail Stone in the movie.…

4 months ago

Therapy With Horses – The Road to Glory

Therapy with horses is possible, but bringing a horse home seemed nearly impossible a few years ago. With my disability…

4 months ago