Read about trail rides on the American Quarter Horse Association.
Read these trail riding safety tips to learn more about trail riding safety, whether you ride your horse during the day or decide to go night trail riding. From The Trail Rider magazine.
If you're going trail riding, here is a list of gear you need to consider for you and your horse.
Training outside the box is something that AQHA Professional Horsewoman Lynn Palm does with all her horses in training, especially the competition horses. It is an opportunity to strengthen the bond by overcoming new obstacles together and encountering situations not found in an arena setting. However, riders must always be prepared to confront the unexpected when out on the trail.
When you and your horse are ready to leave home and go out on the trail, you can prepare for the changing environment and its challenges with additional clothing and equipment that's simple and affordable.