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Working Vacation

For your next getaway, don your gloves, coil your rope, and become a vital part of a working cattle ranch. Here’s a roundup of nine authentic working ranches to get you started.

7 mins read
The Trail Rider
April 2017

Your Horse's Coggins Test

A negative Coggins test for equine infectious anemia is important — and sometimes required. Here’s what you need to know.

3 mins read
The Trail Rider
April 2017

Which Saddle Is For You?

Find the right saddle for your riding needs with our expert trail-saddle shopping guide.

7 mins read
The Trail Rider
March 2017

The Charms Of Chama

Ride and camp yearround among majestic elk herds in New Mexico’s Edward Sargent Wildlife Management Area near the historic village of Chama.

7 mins read
The Trail Rider
March 2017

Ride For A Cause

Discover how planning a charity/benefit trail ride can be good for the soul.

6 mins read
The Trail Rider
March 2017

12 Trailering Myths: Busted!

Learn the truth behind 12 common trailering myths to help keep your horse safe on the road.

6 mins read
The Trail Rider
March 2017

Spirit Of The Black Hills

The 11,000-acre Black Hills Wild Horse Sanctuary, near Rapid City, South Dakota, is home to small herds of rare Spanish Mustangs. We take you on an inside tour of this windswept sanctuary.

8 mins read
The Trail Rider
JanuaryFebruary 2017

Ground Work At Liberty

Work your horse at liberty to build his trust, enhance his responsiveness under saddle, and boost your confidence. Top trainer/ clinician Julie Goodnight shows you how.

10 mins read
The Trail Rider
JanuaryFebruary 2017

Hoof-Chip Prevention Tips

Learn how to prevent chipped, brittle hooves in your horse with these expert guidelines.

3 mins read
The Trail Rider
November/December 2016

Become a CHA-Certified Instructor

From passion to professionalism: Grow your dream of becoming an equine-industry professional. 

4 mins read
The Trail Rider
November/December 2016