Trail Riding News & Blogs

September 16, 2020 | News and Publications , Hoof care
Thrush is a bacterial and fungal infection of the frog. Learn how to spot it, treat it and prevent thrush from becoming a chronic issue for your horse.
September 14, 2020 | About AQHA , Buying
Balancing old foundation Quarter Horse bloodlines with the more modern style of American Quarter Horse. How two breeders incorporate vintage breeding.
September 13, 2020 | Trail Riding , Trail riding
Whether you ride English or western, learn how to hold reins for western or English style, how to shorten and bridge, plus the ideal rein length.
August 25, 2020 | News and Publications , Making your own tack
Whether you have a ripped hay bag or a damaged water bucket, duct tape can repair your problems in a pinch. Here's how to use duct tape in a horse barn.
August 13, 2020 | Trail Riding , Ranching
Learn how to fit a snaffle bit properly and adjust a headstall for a western curb bit, creating a well-fitting bridle.
August 13, 2020 | News and Publications , Trail riding
When exercising or working a horse, rest is an important horse training tool.
August 08, 2020 | About AQHA , Registering/transfer
If you’re not certain of your horse’s genetic color traits, AQHA can help with horse coat-color tests.
July 21, 2020 | Showing , Get Started with Horses
Learn how to properly back your horse by understanding how to control its body.
July 17, 2020 | Trail Riding , STEP program (stewards for trails, education & partnerships)
Knowing who has the right of way, rules for group riding, tail-ribbon colors and Leave No Trace ethics will make you safer and more polite on the trail.
July 16, 2020 | 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.