Category: Young Rider

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Healthy Horse Treat Recipe

Q: I own a 20-year-old Welsh Pony that recently had laminitis. She’s fine now, but the vet says she can’t…

8 hours ago

YR Breed Spotlight: Curly Cuties

There are horses of all different colors and patterns, but did you know that there are even horses with curly…

4 days ago

Horse Blanketing Guide

Most healthy horses can survive winter with just their own fuzzy coat. However, when cold, snowy, windy or wet weather…

5 days ago

How to Stay Warm When Riding in the Winter

If you are living in a place that gets cold and snowy, winter weather can be a big downer for…

6 days ago

IRL: Riding with Ryan

Every horse we ride teaches us something different. Ryan Hall, 17, has one equine in particular that has taught her…

1 week ago

What You Need for Your New Horse

You’ve been horse shopping for a while, looking for that perfect partner. Well, you’ve finally found him—and he sailed through…

2 weeks ago

Western Lesson: Cue the Lope, Cut the Drama

Cueing your horse to canter (or lope, whichever term you prefer) can cause a bit of tension, especially if your…

2 weeks ago

English Lesson: The Equitation Equation

Equitation on the flat is a chance for you to show the judge just how effectively you ride. The goal…

2 weeks ago

YR Breed Profile: Paso Fino

Getting to know the Paso Fino starts with a little language lesson. In Spanish, paso means walk, and fino means…

3 weeks ago

YR Career Files: Equine Business Marketing

"I certainly dreamed of riding as a career—what girl doesn’t dream of going to the Olympics!” says Amy Cairy. Amy…

3 weeks ago