There are several training tips horse owners can use to help their trail horse overcome fears on the trail. John Lyons goes through several useful techniques designed to get your horse to trust your guidance on the trail.
Sweltering summer heat is more than just very uncomfortable for your horse. It's as much a health hazard for your horse as it is for you. Young, old or ill horses are least equipped to deal with extreme heat.
John Lyons addresses numerous common trail riding problems horse owners encounter on the trail, including going over fallen logs, streams, water crossings, through forests, leading and tying your horse, going uphill and downhill.