Dear Back On Track,

My darling, I’ve gotten hurt before. My past is littered with traumas. I healed, but that old pain lingered. I ached. There was a shadow…

4 days ago

Horse Rescue

Silent Heroes

Every once in a while we meet a truly remarkable person; a person with a special gift and the ability to carry it out. They…

1 week ago

Horse Health

What Is Restricted Feeding?

On one level, it’s exactly what it sounds like: restricting what you feed your horse. The devil is in the details, though. Exactly what is…

2 weeks ago

Show Jumping

The Lost Pony Divisions

I rode show jumping horses for 40 years, I have so many amazing memories and am grateful for the success I enjoyed in my career.…

2 weeks ago


For the Record

I walked off my XC course on Sunday and just shook my head. A grimace was plastered across my face and my reins draped across…

2 weeks ago


True Groom Confessions

Do you ever wonder what grooms talk about when they’re alone? What kind of secrets do they keep? Well, we asked a few brushers to…

4 weeks ago

Horse Health

Managing Old Soft Tissue Injuries

Tendon and suspensory ligament injuries plague horses performing in all disciplines. Even pleasure horses and pasture ornaments may fall victim if they take the proverbial…

2 months ago


The Horse I Can’t Quit

Five years ago I took on an off-the-track-thoroughbred with the idea that he would be an easy flip. Some quick cash. A safety net for…

2 months ago


How To Be a Horse Trainer

So you want to become a horse trainer, huh? Sounds like fun—doing what you love and getting paid for it? Score! You are about to…

2 months ago