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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Budget Boots for the Barn

Find budget-friendly boots with comfort and practicality for pain-free riding.

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Hey! It Works! Vol. 2

Before you buy something for yourself or your horse, you want to know you’ll get what you paid for. These five products performed as promised when put to the test.

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Saddle Pads Made Simple

Think you know everything there’s to know about saddle pads? Think again! Brush up on your knowledge for a happier, more comfortable horse.

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Hidden Hazards of the Trail

Backcountry riding has a lot to offer, but only if you’re prepared for its possible dangers. Here are eight backcountry bugaboos to watch for and ways to safely navigate them.

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Gallop Poll: Alternative Equine Health Therapies?

With this survey, we want to discover if you’ve ever tried alternative health therapies with your horses, and if so, about how many times. Please take the poll below, then check the survey’s results in the October 2016 issue of Horse&Rider.

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Helmets 101

Don’t know what to look for when trying on a protective helmet? Confused by the array of sizes, styles, and types from which to choose? Let us help you make sense of it all!

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‘Swing’ for Shoulder Control

Good control of your horse’s shoulder improves your riding and ups your in-saddle confidence.

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LTO: Docs Good N Plenty

Check out our May 2015 Love to Own Horse: 2010 POA gelding by Docs Good N Tuff and out of Docs Honky Tonk Lil, by CHR Tigers Tough Eagle. Owned and shown by Kaitlyn...

Al Dunning: The Athletic Riding Position

Al Dunning helps you achieve an athletic riding position in your saddle.

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...

Al Dunning: Horsemanship Basic #4: Back Up

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

Al Dunning #ReadyToRide: Hackamores

Al Dunning discusses hackamores in this installment of #ReadyToRide

Al Dunning Tack Talk: Cavessons

Al Dunning talks about cavessons in this installment of Tack Talk.

Al Dunning #ReadytoRide: The Triangle Hand Position

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

#WalkInOurBoots with Alison Brantley

Cutting, boxing, and reining competitor Alison Brantley struggled to bond with her horse at first. This year she found herself in the finals in two of her three events at...

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

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

Al Dunning: Warm-Up Drills

Al Dunning shares his warm-up drills.

Al Dunning #ReadyToRide: Left-Itis

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

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