Budget Boots for the Barn

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

Credit: Photo by Alana Harrison Want to keep your blanketing routine from interfering with the rest of your life? We’ll help you reduce the hassles.

His Blanket, Your Life

These buy-right strategies will help keep your horse’s blanketing routine low-maintenance and worry-free.


Warmth From the Top

Surviving winter weather starts with your head; find headgear that’ll keep you toasty while you ride.

Horse shopping can be stressful. Be sure to try the horse under the conditions in which he’ll be used—on the trail for a recreational-riding horse, for example.

Choosing a Trail Horse in 7 Steps

If you aren’t gifted with the Midas touch when it comes to horse shopping, Pat Parelli offers tips to ensure that your next purchase fits the bill.

Finding Mr. (or Ms.) Right can be frustrating. But the 11 tips I’ll give you here will help you avoid some of the mistakes I’ve made when buying horses.

11 Tips for Finding ‘Mr. (or Ms.) Right’

Shopping for a horse? Avoid ‘Mr. Wrong’ by using these guidelines, gleaned from a lifetime of buying horses.

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Blanket Care

Extend the life of your blanket investment with expert tips on care and repair.

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Fly Masks

Tips for using fly masks to protect your horse's face from flies and gnats.

Ride through winter in comfort with a few simple tips for staying warm. | Photo by Darrell Dodds

Warm Up to Winter Riding

It's not always the easiest time to ride, but you can beat the cold-weather blahs with some of these tips and strategies for winter riding.