Experience the Magic of The Event at Rebecca Farm This Summer

Every summer in Kalispell, Montana—nestled just 30 miles from famed Glacier National Park—the sport of eventing brings together people from the local community and across the nation to experience The Event at Rebecca Farm. One of the largest equestrian triathlons in the United States...

Michigan’s Horsey Christmas Sightings this Holiday Season

Carriage rides, jingle bells, and wagons full of carolers are right around us at holiday celebrations. By Karen Braschayko Many classic Christmas carols mention horses, and imagery of winter commonly features cozy horse-drawn sleighs and barns of fuzzy equines snug in their stalls. Carriage or...

Christmas Charity Video from Castle Leslie in Ireland

It's funny, it's Christmassy and it's for charity! Watch this video and get a laugh for a good cause! There’s nothing people like to watch more than a good old parody. Especially when it’s of something iconic and supports a good cause. And what is more iconic about C...

Lexington, Michigan’s Old Fashioned Christmas Horse Parade

Greet the holiday season with costumed horses and festive spirit at the Old Fashioned Christmas Horse Parade in Lexington, Michigan. By Karen Braschayko Jingle bells welcomed me once again as I watched riders and their helpers prepare for the 2016 Lexington Old Fashioned Christmas Horse Parade...

Long Distance Horse Trailering – A Reality Check

Frequent trail rider and Equitrekking contributor Susan St. Amand has a close call when an interstate accident injures her horse and totals her trailer en route to a trail riding vacation. We have all read or heard stories about special horses and the bonds made between them and their owners. Th...

Training Future Equestrians with 4-H Youth Camp

An exciting 4-H youth horse camp was recently held at Fort Valley Ranch, located in Fort Valley, Virginia within the beautiful Massanutten Mountain Range and adjacent to the George Washington National Forest. Through a donation and with the help of a few adult members of the Shenandoah Trail Rider...

5 Simple Ways To Improve Your Horse Photos

Kristine Dahms, mastermind behind the increasingly popular Life Between the Ears, shares tips on how to take great travel photos from the saddle. by Kristine Dahms It seems so easy until you try it. You’ve got one hand on the reins, the other on the shutter button. Your horse won&rs...

Miniature Horses as Therapy Animals

Learn about these pint-sized horses providing comfort to adults and children in hospitals and hospice programs, and members of law enforcement and their families who have experienced traumatic events. by Jocelyn Pierce Studies have shown the health benefits of owning pets. They have been known...

Extreme Mustang Makeover Challenge 2016

An entertaining “horsey” diversion to which we can all look forward this year! by Karen Prell So, here we are in late winter of the shiny New Year 2016. Okay, so in some parts of the country its not so shiny–– more like snowbound! But, take heart dear horse lovers. Even...