Dan Aadland for The Trail Rider

You can avoid summer?s extreme heat by hitting high-altitude mountain trails. However, note that high altitude promotes rapidity of change. Be prepared for all increments of weather, from hot to cold, dry to wet, sleet, wind, and snow. Photo by William J. Erickson

Prepare to go Trail Riding on the High Trails

Avoid summer?s extreme heat by hitting high-altitude mountain trails. Here?s how to cope with mountain-riding weather.

Round-bale feeders tend to work best if you have a half-dozen or more horses that consume hay fairly rapidly. ? Dan Aadland

The Good and the Bad About Round Bale Feeders

There is an upside and a downside to every story, and the same goes for round bales. Round hay bales can be work easier if you have multiple horses on the property, but can cause problems with over-eaters.