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Riding Out of the Arena

Using hills to challenge your horse’s balance


5 Benefits to Riding Outside the Ring

Whether it's just a leisurely hack through the woods or a conditioning ride up and down hills, getting your horse outside the ring on a frequent basis can be hugely beneficial to both of you. Five expert horsemen weigh in on how cross-training can help boost you and your horse's mental and physical skills.

Autumn Horses

A Wimpy Rider's Guide to Surviving Chilly Weather

Autumn: full of pumpkin spice, gorgeous weather and trying not to get dumped off your spooking horse.


Lane Clarke: Training on the Trail

A top jumper rider teaches you how to build trust and bust boredom on a non-arena path that contributes to show-ring success.


Jim Wofford: Now's Your Chance

Going into an off-season quiet time, you can plan for a fitter and happier horse next time out.


How Can I Practice Dressage on Trail Rides?

Top dressage rider and trainer JJ Tate shares ways to keep your dressage horse fresh and build a better partnership with him--outside of the ring.

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Plan Ahead For the Heat

Stow these items in your saddle bag for safer, more comfortable rides for you and your horse.