Trail Riding Articles

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Riding Spooky Horses on the Trail

October 26, 2017

As a prey animal, horses by nature are very alert (vigilant). Nearly everyone has had the experience of being on a trail ride and having one person's horse spook, only to have all the other horses spook—even though the other horses don't even know what they're spooking at!

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Riding the Trail

September 25, 2017

Riding in a group is safer than riding alone. When riding in a group, keep safety in mind and don’t crowd other horses. Never ride up on a horse at a faster speed. Make sure and allow at least a horse-length to the horse in front of you.