horses

Blown Horse Trailer Tire

3/16/2017

Tire blow-outs on horse trailers are common. Tire blow-outs on your horse trailer can and do happen to anyone, but... Read more »

Horse Health by the Season

10/19/2016

Winter, spring, summer, or fall…all you’ve got to do is remember what your horse needs to stay healthy. Our seasonal guide will help you. Pumpkin-spiced lattes and... Read more »

Plain FACTS about Heat Stroke

8/24/2016

Summer's heat and humidity can be much more than just uncomfortable. They can be deadly. Horses lose their lives every year to heat stroke. Countless others struggle through anything from weakness... Read more »

Protect Your Horse From Travel Stress

Travel has become a way of life for many American Quarter Horses and riders competing on the regional and national AQHA circuits. Many start early in January covering long distances to earn points,... Read more »

10 facts about horses and hot weather

7/27/2016

Do you know all you need to keep your horse cool and comfortable this summer?  Heat waves Unlike dogs and most other animals, horses have sweat glands throughout their skin.... Read more »

Protect Your Tack From Thieves

7/7/2016

Theft is something we prefer not to think about—until it happens. But the right time to safeguard your gear is before thieves come calling. Here are the precautions you should consider in order... Read more »

5 Top Camping-Prep Tips

3/1/2016

According to Chaucer, 26 men and women once saddled up for an April trail ride. This group included a knight on his charger, a high-ranking lady of the church on her ambler, and a poor parson mounted... Read more »

Canadian Adventure

11/1/2015

My Wife and I left our home near Chicago in late June 2009. We took a trip through the Western United States that would take us North from Montana into and across Canada, then down the west coast if... Read more »

USRider Promotes Fuel Economy for Horse Owners

Crude oil prices continue to remain over $100 a barrel in 2011, with resulting gasoline prices reaching $4 per gallon. It will be more important than ever to conserve energy and save fuel costs. You... Read more »

USRider Encourages Use of Pre-trip Checklist

After several years of analyzing accidents involving horse trailers, USRider – national provider of roadside emergency assistance for horse owners – has developed a checklist to help... Read more »