Hedge-hopping Hints from a UK Fox Hunting Expert

Learn about jumping hedges from accomplished horsewoman Megan Corp, an established equestrian in the UK hunting scene with hunt buttons from the Blackmore and Sparkford Vale. by Megan Corp My top moment of any Blackthorn & Brook holiday comes just after our guests pull up from a run havin...

Making the Documentary Film “Herd In Iceland”

In 2010, while working as a photo editor in New York City, I came down with a serious case of wanderlust. At the same time, I became interested in making a documentary film. When I began to research ideas for a project that would satisfy both ambitions, I came across two facts: for over 1,000 year...

Back Country Horsemen in New Mexico Clear the Argentine Trail

Back Country Horsemen from Ruidoso and Albuquerque work to clear the Argentine Trail in Bonito Canyon, helping to keep trails open for equestrians and enjoying a beautiful trail ride. Photos and story from Caroline McCoy The weekend before Labor Day, while Nogal Canyon was a regular city of te...

Sliding Stops & Spins- the Reined Cow Horse Clinic

Have you always wanted to try reining or cutting? Saddle up with Horse Show by Appointment as they show you the ropes in their Reined Cow Horse Experience clinic. by Jocelyn Pierce I sat on the palomino quarter horse at the far end of the ring in the twilight. We both had our eyes fixed on the...

Curious About Competitive Trail Riding?

Curious About Competitive Trail Riding? Learn about this increasingly popular sport and pastime from the American Competitive Trail Horse Association. Whether you are a seasoned trail rider or just thinking of joining the sport of competitive trail riding there are numerous options out there for...

5 Great Equestrian Instagram Accounts to Follow

Looking for a little equestrian inspiration to liven up your feed? Look no further than these five Instagram accounts that post creative and beautiful photos of horses. 1. @irishnationalstud Irish National Stud The Irish National Stud, located in County Kildare in Ireland is a working bree...

A New Kind of Equestrian Park for a New Kind of Rider- Part 1

Filling the void - A delightful suburban equestrian venue that offers après-riding amenities in a scenic garden park. by Juliette Ober This past weekend my husband, Brian, and I found a few minutes to catch a glimpse of the final round of the Masters Tournament and immediately our golfe...

The Theme Park Redesigned to be a Horse Park- Part 2

A vision for the ultimate horse community. by Juliette Ober Quaint gardens in a Disney park beg for real (as opposed to carousel) horses and riders. Photo Credit www.OnlyWDWorld.com. Walt Disney visited Tivoli Gardens in Denmark to get ideas for his original (160 acre) Disneyland ...