Category: Horse Illustrated

Correcting Leg-Yield Errors with Your Horse

Last month I discussed how the leg-yield is a useful suppling and training tool for both horse and rider, how the movement is ridd...

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The Rocky Mountain Horse

Smooth gaits, a sweet temperament and a uniquely American history: All these characteristics belong to a special equine breed know...

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ASPCA’s Right Horse Adoptable Horse: Greta

Welcome to Horse Illustrated’s weekly installment of the Right Horse Adoptable Horse of the Week, offered in partnership with the ...

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Stock Horse Breed Specialization

Although some breeds have always been known as specialists, several decades ago, it was easy enough to find one horse to satisfy t...

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Fit Rider: Pilates for Equestrians

Whether you’re a novice rider or a passionate and experienced equestrian, riding is physically demanding and requires a considerab...

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Overcoming Fear After a Riding Accident

When I got back into riding five years ago, it had been eight years since I had really been around horses, much less sat on one. T...

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Equine Microbiome: Helpers in your Horse’s Gut

Many of the mysteries of the equine gastrointestinal (GI) tract have yet to be solved. Still, we can say with confidence that the ...

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Equines Fighting Fires Help Save Lives

We’ve all heard of heroic firefighters stopping the spread of massive wildfires, but did you know that those same men and women re...

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