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Young Rider

Horses and Higher Ed

Heading off to college is a big step, whether you choose to go thousands of miles away or just an…

2 months ago

The Need for Speed: Improving Your Barrel Racing Runs

You’ve been running barrels for a while now: You know the pattern. Your turns are solid. Your seat is stable.…

2 months ago

Improving Your Dressage Seat Equitation

Dressage seat equitation is a little different than a regular dressage test. In dressage equitation, the focus will be on…

2 months ago

How to Pick Hooves

The foot is the foundation of a healthy horse, so it’s important to know how to safely pick out a…

2 months ago

Amberley Snyder: Walk, Ride, and Rodeo Star

Growing up, Amberley Snyder, star of a rodeo movie on Netflix, competed in barrel racing, pole bending, goat tying and…

2 months ago

Balancing School Work and Riding

As a horse-crazy kid, there’s a lot to look forward to when fall arrives. The flies have finally given up…

2 months ago

Go for Gold with These Back-To-School DIY Projects

Can you believe it's already time to go back to school? With these super-easy DIY back-to-school horse projects, you'll be…

2 months ago

25 Best Horse Books for Kids

We've rounded up the best books for horse-crazy kids. Here's our list of horse fiction favorites. Classics 1. Black Beauty…

2 months ago

My Right Horse Adoptable Horse of the Week: Cinnamon — July 27, 2020

Welcome to Horse Illustrated’s weekly installment of the My Right Horse Adoptable Horse of the Week, offered in partnership with…

3 months ago

Ava and the No Good, Very Bad Oxer

In this short story, a young rider discovers what she is afraid of and then conquers her fear.  Ava smiled…

4 months ago