Gallop Poll: Toughest Training Fix?

With this survey, we want to learn which of four training problems you find the most challenging. Please take the poll below, then check the survey’s results in the January 2017 issue of Horse&Rider.

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Ride Better Right Now!

Ten key insights from Don Murphy, one of the most effective riding coaches in the industry.

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Essential Etiquette for Trail Rides

‘Mrs. Trail Manners’ tells you what you need to know to have a pleasant cross-country ride—and be invited back.

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Keep Your Horse on the Rail

Trainer Carol Metcalf helps a reader guide her wayward mare back to the rail—and keep her there.

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Horse-Sale Videos: Take One

I’ve been on both the production and the prospective-buyer ends of sale videos. Learn from my experience to make a better video—and watch a sale video critically.

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Reel Him In

Draw reins improve your horse’s collection for better self-carriage and handle.

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Take Time to Shine

Don’t cram your show prep into one stressful session. Instead, spend time each day leading up to the event for a sparkling turnout.

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Gallop Poll: Ever Been On Bucking Horse?

With this survey, we want to discover if you’ve ever been bucked off, or if you’ve had a horse buck with you at all. Please take the poll below, selecting the one response that best describes your experience. Then check the survey’s results in the

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Master the Log Drag—Safely

Learn this skill to prepare for a ranch trail class, or just to increase your horse’s ‘broke quotient.’

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Rise of a Cowgirl

Trainer Erin Taormino scored big at last fall’s Snaffle Bit Futurity. Learn what fuels her success.

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Fly-Mask Face-Off

Be prepared when the flies invade your barn by choosing the perfect fly mask for your horse. These new, innovative covers offer fresh designs and features for almost every situation.

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Gallop Poll: Color vis–à–vis Disposition?

We’re having a bit of fun with this survey. We want to discover if any coat color seems to occur more often in horses with good dispositions…at least among H&R readers’ horses! So please take the poll below, then check the survey’s results in the

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Al Dunning: Horsemanship Basic #5: Collect and Review

Al Dunning shares his horsemanship basics in the fifth installment of this five video series.

#ReadyToRide: Ride With Rhythm

Al Dunning teaches you to ride with rhythm.

Al Dunning #ReadyToRide: Left-Itis

Al Dunning explains your horse's left-side preference, and how to fix it.

Al Dunning #ReadytoRide: The Triangle Hand Position

Al Dunning teaches you how he holds his hands while he rides: the triangle position.

Al Dunning: Horsemanship Basic #3: Sit Down and Say, 'Whoa.'

Al Dunning shares his horsemanship basics in video three of five installments.

Leslie Lange at the 2014 AQHA World Show

Curious about trainer Leslie Lange's mental game and how she approaches preparation for the AQHA World Show? Find out in this interview.

Have Fun, Safely

Christy Landwehr of the Certified Horsemanship Association teaches horse safety topics that improve riders knowledge of best horse-care practices. Learn to catch and...

Online Horse Communities

The Internet and online communities are booming, so if you're interested in talking horses online, becoming part of a community or finding information, this article will...

Mount Up Right for Safety, Confidence

How you mount your horse can set the tone for a safe, effective ride. Here's how to get both you and your horse started on the right foot, complete with instruction from...

Our Pick! Best Make It Work Moment

When he walked into the herd at the National Reined Cow Horse Association Stallion Stakes this spring, longtime pro John Ward had no intention of cutting bridleless. But...

Al Dunning: Horsemanship Basic #4: Back Up

Al Dunning shares his riding basics in video four of five installments.

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