Advice

Advice

Slay the Fear Dragon

Fear doesn’t have to keep you out of the saddle. Here’s help that’ll give your confidence a leg back up.



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Water Saver

In the heat of summer especially, standing water is more prone to algae growth. If you water your horse with a trough, here’s a quick and easy way to save gallons of water.



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Test Your Trail Smarts

When it comes to trail riding, how does your savvy rank? Find out by taking our quiz.



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Breast-Collar Buff

Learn the ins and outs of breast collars to become a specialist on this popular piece of riding equipment.



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Tack-Room Organizers

Tidy-up your tack situation with organizers that accommodate your riding gear.



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Save Your Knees

If your knees hurt after a long trail ride, you're not alone! Try these saddle hacks to make your ride more comfortable.



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PSSM—What Is It, Can It Be Cured?

Horses with this condition need the right diet plus exercise to minimize episodes of ‘tying-up.’



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Toxic Temptations

Though they may appeal to your eye, certain plants and trees can be toxic to your horse. Check out this list of no-no greeneries.



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Temperature Tips

Exercise can cause a normal rise in your horse's temperature, especially if he's exercising in the heat. If you fear he's overheated, it might be wise to take his temperature. Here's how.



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Gallop Poll: How Often Do You Ride?

In this month's gallop poll we've asked about your riding frequency. Share your experience and learn about readers' riding habits in the September '15 issue.



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Hey! It Works!

Before you buy something for your horse, you want to know that it’ll perform as promised. These eight products did just that when we tried them.



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Hot or Cold?

Your horse is injured, and you’re not sure if you should be running for hot water or an ice pack. Which is best, and when do you use it? H&R contributing editor and Oregon-based...



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Sideways Control

These three exercises will boost your ability to move both ends of your horse’s body laterally for better overall control.



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Lessons, for Free

Want free lessons from a top pro? Head to the warm-up pen at a horse show, put your cell phone down, and let the learning begin.



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Protection From the Long Haul

Leg support ensures that your horse arrives at his destination with his best legs beneath him.



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