Trail and Recreational Riding

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Top 5 Endurance Horse Health Issues

July 22, 2014

From tendon injuries to backs that radiate heat--learn the most common health problems endurance horses face.... Read More

Article

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

Article

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

Article

The ACTHA becomes a USEF Alliance Partner

July 02, 2014

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

Blog

When the Horse Owner Goes Lame

June 17, 2014

Have you ever sustained an injury that kept you away from your horses? How did you cope?... Read More

Article

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

Blog

Your Public Trails Need You

May 22, 2014

Find out how you can help save America's public trails.... Read More

Blog

Staying Found (Even When You Feel Lost)

March 27, 2014

Learn how to find your way if you and your horse get lost on the trail.... Read More

Video

Handle Encounters on a Trail

March 27, 2014

Robyn Spector offers advice on how to safely handle encounters on the trail.... Read More

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How to Introduce Your Horse to the Beach

March 20, 2014

Learn how to safely introduce your horse to the beach.... Read More

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

Article

Therapeutic Riding Horse Health

March 20, 2014

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

Article

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

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Guitars, Horses, and Learning Something New as an Adult

February 13, 2014

Do you know an adult who got their start with horses later in life? ... Read More

Article

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

Article

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

Video

Overcome Rider Fear Part 3: Creating a Plan for Success

January 09, 2014

Get tips for overcoming your fears and how to work your way back into your equestrian comfort zone.... Read More

Article

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

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Ringing in the Year of the Wood Horse

January 07, 2014

What are your recreational resolutions for the new year?... Read More

Video

Overcome Rider Fear Part 2: Self Evaluation

January 02, 2014

Garry Stauber and Martha McNiel show you how to identify the source of your fears through self evaluation. ... Read More

We sought out your horse-related New Year’s resolutions. Here are the top 10.

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Horse New Year's Resolutions Help from The Horse

December 31, 2013

We sought out your horse-related New Year’s resolutions. Here are the top 10.... Read More

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Overcome Rider Fear Part 1: Identifying the Source of Fear

December 26, 2013

Garry Stauber and Martha McNiel, LMFT, show you how to identify the source of your fears. ... Read More

Blog

Unattended Children at Boarding Stables

December 19, 2013

What is the risk of having unattended minors (e.g., persons under 18) at your equine facility?... Read More

Article

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

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Where in the World Wide Web do You Find a Trail?

November 22, 2013

What online resources do you use to find new places to ride?... Read More

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One Spooky Trail to Ride!

October 29, 2013

Are there any legends about haunted horseback rides near you?... Read More