Desired Amenities for the Ideal Après-Riding Park- Part 3

What would be in your ideal equestrian park? Perhaps little cafes in a park as beautiful as a golf course? Flower-bedecked lanes and quaint bridges? Read below for more of equestrian Juliette Ober's dream horse park. by Juliette Ober The French prefix après- means after - specifical...

Riding in this Equestrian Garden Might Rescue Us All- Part 4

This dream equestrian park doesn’t actually exist, but if Brian and I have our way, someday golfers won’t be the only ones with landscaped spaces in which to recreate. And, this equestrian garden could subtly be offering more than just recreation. by Juliette Ober I have a theory t...

Rejuvenation through a Horseback Riding Fitness Vacation in Alaska

An Alaska guide, U.S. Navy Veteran and fitness enthusiast on why horseback riding is so good for you and so good in the wilds of Alaska. Anyone who has ridden a horse knows that it’s a workout for the body, mind and soul, which is why we here at Equitrekking were intrigued when we heard ab...

Australian Campdrafting has arrived in the United States

Learn about Australian Campdrafting, a sport representing the tradition of Australian horsemen, which has come to America! by Mary Harris and Select Sire America’s First Campdraft Clinic & Competition was held August 23-25, 2013, at the Elbert County Fairgrounds, Kiowa, Colorado. The...

Horses and Humans Research Foundation

Learn about Horses and Humans Research Foundation, an organization working to support, promote and fund scientific research that explores the potential benefits of equine-assisted activities and therapies and to educate the public on research findings–– helping equine-assisted activiti...

California Historical Artillery Society- Horse Rescue & Reenactments

Learn about the California Historical Artillery Society (CHAS), an organization that rescues Standardbreds and gives them new lives as artillery horses for Civil War reenactments. by Jocelyn Pierce The California Historical Artillery Society (CHAS) has been performing historical reenactme...

Therapeutic Riding at CHAMP in Vermont

CHAMP is a therapeutic riding program located in Vermont providing riders and volunteers with an enriching and unforgettable experience. by Jocelyn Pierce with photos from Sarah Rosedahl 7-year-old Alex was struggling to adjust in school. Banned from the lunchroom and playground for fighting,...

How Equestrians Can Help Protect the Future of Riding Trails

You don’t have to own your own horse or even be a frequent trail rider to recognize the importance of conservation of horse trails. Learn how you can become involved to help protect your local riding trails in a quickly modernizing world. by Jocelyn Pierce Now more than ever, horse trail...

Connecticut’s “Vicious Horses”- From CT Horse Council

Connecticut Horse Council President Frederick J. Mastele follows up on the recent story, Connecticut court to decide whether horses are 'vicious', that outraged so many and outlines what you can do to help. by: Frederick J. Mastele, Acting President of the Connecticut Horse Council ...