Trail and Recreational Riding


Fit for the Trail

March 24, 2015

Learn how recreational riders can condition and protect their equine weekend warriors.... Read More


Poll Recap: Trail Hoof Wear

February 03, 2015

Of the 1,003 respondents, 402 (40%) said their horses go barefoot on trails.... Read More


Poll Recap: Horsey New Year's Resolutions

January 13, 2015

Of the 618 respondents, 138 (22%) said they resolved to spend more time grooming and relaxing with their horses.... Read More


BCHA Expands its Reach to Benefit Equestrians Across the US

July 06, 2014

BCHA, an organization that works to protect our right to ride horses on public lands, is bigger than ever. ... Read More


2014 American Horse Council Convention Wrap-Up

July 03, 2014

Review highlights from the 45th Annual American Horse Council convention held in Washington, D.C.... Read More


The ACTHA becomes a USEF Alliance Partner

July 02, 2014

The competitive trail association is USEF's newest alliance partner.... Read More


Poll Recap: Summer Horse Plans

June 03, 2014

Of the 473 respondents, 201 (42%) said they are most excited about trail riding or camping this summer. ... Read More

The work therapy horses such as Elliot perform is priceless; their health and welfare should be, as well.


Therapeutic Riding Horse Health

March 20, 2014

Like any equine athlete, therapy horses require specialized training, care, and management. ... Read More


State Equine Statute Directory Published

February 28, 2014

The directory provides information on the equine activity and recreational use statutes for each state.... Read More


Poll Recap: Saddle Fit

January 21, 2014

Just over half of the respondents in this week's poll said they have had a saddle professionally fitted. ... Read More


Poll Recap: Saddle Up!

January 14, 2014

Of the 2,580 respondents, 951 (37%) said that they would ride in a western saddle.... Read More


Poll Recap: New Year's Resolutions

January 07, 2014

Of the 264 respondents, 194 (73%) said they made a horse-related New Year's resolution for 2014. ... Read More


BCHA Gets the Job Done with Low Impact on the Land

November 30, 2013

The BCHA recently helped renovate some public facilities using horses and mules to transport equipment.... Read More


Speakers, Topics for 2013 Kentucky Trail Summit Announced

October 02, 2013

The summit is designed to bring trail riders together for education and networking opportunities.... Read More


Memories of Elmer Bandit

February 15, 2010

Readers react to the death of the National competitive trail mileage record holder Elmer Bandit.... Read More