Category: Horse Illustrated

Playing Hard to Get: How to Train a Hard-to-Catch ...

With halter in hand, you open the gate to your horse’s paddock. You are in a hurry since the farrier will arrive any minute. Your ...

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Vet Adventures: As Destiny Would Have It

When a vet goes on a call about a difficult horse, the volatile mare takes charge, at least until gravity steps in. I was in the m...

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Canadian Horse Breeds

Horses helped settle Canada centuries ago and continue to be an important part of Canadian agriculture. Distinct horse breeds crea...

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Maintain Your Winter Riding Goals

The wind is howling, the snow is knee-deep, you can no longer feel your face, and your horse is standing all the way on the other ...

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My Right Horse Adoptable Horse of the Week: Cookie...

Welcome to Horse Illustrated’s weekly installment of the My Right Horse Adoptable Horse of the Week, offered in partnership with T...

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Western Lesson: Reining Spins That Win

The horse spins to the right, then left, at a reining show. With his full body engaged and his hindquarters carrying his weight, i...

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What Horses Really Want

This excerpt from What Horses Really Want by Lynn Acton is adapted and reprinted with permission from Trafalgar Square Books (www....

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For Women Only: Serenity Ranch’s Equine Therapy Pr...

Cari Simmons faced her share of challenges during her 25-year career in the U.S. military, but none of them compared to becoming a...

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The Road Less Traveled: The Self-Publishing Option...

Closet equine writers, it’s time to unite and come out of the creative shadows. Independent publishing continues to revolutionize ...

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Reduce, Resuse, Recycle at the Barn

For over 50 years, the “green” movement has been gaining ground, encouraging everyone to be conscious of the critical need to take...

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