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Reminder to Equestrians to Check Tires

6/26/2015

A flat tire is one hiccup that we all fear, especially as equestrians.  USRider reminds equestrians to check their tires as they can lose their footing long before they’re worn out. Testing... Read more »

Ode To Icing

2/29/2016

“The harder you work your horses, the harder you should take care of them.” Those words, spoken to me decades ago by a wise horseman, ring true today. In fact, they’re like a mantra... Read more »

Proud Flesh and How to Prevent it

2/1/2016

What Proud Flesh Is: As your horse's wound begins to heal, pinkish granulation tissue fills in the gaps between soft tissues. Granulation tissue normally stops forming as the skin edges grow together... Read more »

USRider Urges Wildfire Preparedness

With massive wildfires scorching through millions of acres in the western U.S., USRider – national provider of roadside emergency assistance for horse owners – urges equestrians and others... Read more »

For Safety's Sake, Learn How to Read the Tires on Your Horse Trailer

Lexington, Kentucky.  When was the last time you took a really good look at the tires on your horse trailer? While air pressure is very important, it’s not the only thing that counts when... Read more »

USRider: As Temperatures Drop, So Does Tire Pressure

Lexington, Kentucky.    Studies show that the leading factor in roadside breakdowns is tires. As temperatures cool across the country, tire pressures will decrease. Given these facts,... Read more »

USRider: Trailering Despite the Polar Vortex?

Lexington, Kentucky. With bitter cold, snow and ice sweeping over much of the country, USRider – the national provider of roadside emergency assistance for equestrians – reminds those who... Read more »

USRider: How to Deal with Pesky Bugs While Traveling

LEXINGTON, Ky. (Jul. 23, 2014) -- With summer now at the peak of its season, the annoying buzz of insects is at high volume. While many of us may have found the best solutions to fly control for our... Read more »

Honeymoon to Remember

7/26/2015

My husband Neal and I were expecting a grand adventure as part of our honeymoon, but we had no idea what lay in store for us and how grateful we would be for US Rider. On Sunday, September 21st, the... Read more »

Finding the Right Trailer for your Horse

You’re committed. You took the plunge. You have bought your first show horse and are now ready to reach your goals together. The trailer you currently have suited your other horse just fine, but... Read more »