Get Started with Horses

Find all the information and resources you need to begin your journey with the American Quarter Horse.

June 17, 2021 | News and Publications , Get Started with Horses
Getting outdoors to ride improves the bond with your horse and allows you to enjoy the beauty and freedom of summer.
June 03, 2021 | News and Publications , Get Started with Horses
Laminitis can result from many different conditions in any breed, size and age of horse. As many as 2% of the U.S. equine  population develops laminitis each year.
May 20, 2021 | Showing , Get Started with Horses
We look at some of the most popular categories of AQHA classes.
May 19, 2021 | News and Publications , Get Started with Horses
Ulcers often occur in the upper third of the stomach, which does not have a mucus layer and does not secrete bicarbonate that helps to buffer stomach acid.
April 22, 2021 | News and Publications , Get Started with Horses
Quality hay is at the foundation of every riding program, so it is essential to be able to recognize the good from the bad.


Saddling a Horse
Tack expert Dennis Moreland explains the 10 steps to safely saddling your horse in this free ebook.
How to Tie a Lead Rope and Rope Halter
Learn how to tie your horse safely with this free ebook, plus learn the correct way to tie a rope halter.
Horse Trailer Loading Tips
Download this handy, free ebook for help getting your horse into the trailer peacefully.
Buyers Guide to an American Quarter Horse
This free e-book – offered in English, French, German, Italian, Portuguese and Spanish – walks you through how to become an informed American Quarter Horse buyer.
Guide to Showing American Quarter Horses
Get the most out of showing your American Quarter Horse with this handy guide.