Walk: The Queen of Gaits

Colonel Christian Carde shares this classical approach to training the horse Within France’s rich equestrian tradition, the walk has always deserved to be called the “queen of gaits” because of the benefits that both horse and rider can derive from this gait. The...

6 Over 60

As a birthday milestone looms on the horizon like a noose from a gnarled tree, I look around our world for inspiration. Is there life after 60 or should I waddle off to a world of sedentary observation? For most, the arc of riding skill descends as we begin to age,...

30 Tack Rooms That May Be Nicer Than Your House

Tack rooms. It’s where we throw our piles of tack and stacked up saddle pads that need washing. There’s usually a barn cat or a corgi curled up by the window, and at least one pair of muddy boots by the door and a half-used tube of GastroGard sitting on a windowsill....