If your horse develops severe muscle cramping, call your veterinarian, then keep him still and comfortable until help arrives.
When you first take to the trails this season, be careful to avoid inadvertently overworking or overheating your horse.
In this excerpt from her new book, Riding Through Thick & Thin, author and equestrian Melinda Folse describes how taking care of your body can help you become a better and happier rider.
Researchers explain the force exerted by a rider on the horse's back during the trot.
Beware of cognitive illusions that can interfere with your ability to improve your equestrian skills.
To help a horse overcome his nervousness, you need to become a source of comfort and security for him. Here’s how to do it.
Prevent a riding accident by keeping an eye out for these three signs of wear, while giving your tack a good cleaning.
Consider three factors when deciding whether to ride in frigid weather or take the day off.
Keep your horse from getting spooked with a few safety guidelines.
If you’re having trouble motivating your horse to do his best in your chosen discipline, consider the possibility that he’s just not cut out for that kind of work.
Once put out to pasture at a certain age, horses today are far more active in their senior years and can go on to second, third or even fourth careers.
An expert rider gives advice when a young, healthy horse suddenly loses interest in jumping.
Here’s how to choose the right saddle for three equine body types that are especially difficult to fit.
Follow these simple steps to get back on track if you lose your bearings on a trail outing.
The right gear and gadgets make your trail ride safe and fun. There's nothing like having what you need when you need it to help you feel competent and in control.