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Improve your trail riding with our best bits of advice.
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How to help your horse slow down at the lope.
Optimize your speed event practice with these tested schooling strategies.
This is the place to find out more about trail riding safety, trail horse manners, and enjoying your horse’s company in the great outdoors.
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Get started on the road to show-pen success in the western pleasure division. Here’s everything you need to know to master the class.
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Perfect your pre-show grooming routine, find out how to show your horse to his best advantage, master the art of the showmanship pattern, and more.
Love to gallop your horse? Try fast-paced equine events like barrel racing and pole bending.
Circles, spins and sliding stops! Learn about reining, a judged event designed to show off the athletic ability of western horses.
Horsemanship is a western show class in which the rider, not the horse, is judged while completing a pattern which may include maneuvers such as circles, arcs and turnarounds.
Got a horse with cow sense? Try your hand at working cattle on horseback. Find out about sports like team penning, cutting and more.
Western trainers and experienced western riders offer advice and training techniques to help you and your horse get the most out of your partnership.
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