The Trail-Blazer Libaray

January/February, 2012 v34 i1
IN SEARCH OF YOUR NEXT TRAIL HORSE

Michelle Jones riding her Tennessee Walker Trinity at the Royal Flush Texas Trail Challenge.

Credit Jim Edmondson
March, 2012 v34 i2
ON THE ROAD TO ENDLESS ADVENTURE

Chase rides in the glorious fall colors of the Canadian rockies on his American Paint Quarter Horse Lily.

Credit Marilyn Scheile
April, 2012 v34 i3
ARE YOU READY TO STEP UP INTO DISTANCE-RIDING COMPETITION?

Flinch carries rider Larry Pincock off a ledge in San Rafael Swell, Central Utah.

Credit MaCee Payne
May, 2012 volume 34 number 4
SPECIAL REPORT: EASY-GAITED HORSES

Jim Suddarth riding his gaited Morgan stallion Beacon Silver Miracle, owned by Missouri Morgans.

Credit Vali Suddarth
June, 2012 v34 i5
START YOUR YOUNG HORSE RIGHT

Sue DeLaurentis and her gelding Deno enjoy a water break on a trail near Roosevelt Dam in Arizona.

Credit Claire Bonet
July, 2012 v4 i6
DO YOU HAVE A SADDLE-FIT PROBLEM?

Dawn Butera Lott enjoys a summer splash with her horse Caspio, a P.R.E. Andalusian imported from spain.

Credit Lesley Bryant
August, 2012 v34 i7
TRAINING SOLUTIONS: THE PAWING HORSE

A great summer trail ride at the Vista Verde Ranch in Colorado.

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September, 2012 volume 34 number 8
THE PHYSIOLOGICAL TRIM, OR HOW THE FROG BECAME THE PRINCE

Karen Chaton and her Arabian gelding Bo move down the Tevis trail on their way to a 23rd place finish on the 100-mile endurance ride in August.

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October, 2012 v34 i9
SPECIAL REPORT: REVOLUTIONIZING THE WORLD OF EQUINE BITS & BITTING

Kenny Weber and his mare enjoy trails in the Hill Country State Natural Area near Bandera, Texas.

Credit John Nowell
November, 2012 v34 i10
HEARTBEATS: HEALING THE HORSES WHO HEAL OTHERS

Michelle Davis rides her registered American Paint horse Doc Poco Apache on the fall trails of Kentucky.

Credit Lesley Ann Bryant
December, 2012 v34 i11
WINTER CARE TO TAME THE SEASON’S CHILL

What could be more fun than an invigorating sleigh ride at The Ranch at Rock Creek, near Philipsburg, Montana?

Credit Ranch at Rock Creek
January/February, 2011 v33 i1
DEFENSIVE TACTICS ON THE TRAIL

David Thompson takes an exhilarating ride in the snow.

Credit Lesley Thompson
March, 2011 v33 i2
BREED SPOTLIGHT: THE PASO FINO

Lori Ford on her Paso Fino La Reina de La Fortuna.

Credit Cheri Prill
April, 2011 v33 i3
SPECIAL REPORT: SAFE TRAVEL WITH YOUR HORSE

Bobbie Jo Lieberman and her Morgan mare enjoying the Old Pueblo Pioneer ride in Arizona.

Credit Linda Sherrill
May, 2011 v33 i4
TAKE A TOUR OF THE EQUINE JOINT

A trail rider rides like the man from snowy river across the great plains of Australia.

Credit Christopher Meder
June, 2011 v33 i5
The Art of Hackamore Training: Introduction to the Bosal

Sue DeLaurentis rides her homebred Arabian gelding Rafiq in the southern hills of Texas.

Credit Kate Austin
July, 2011 v33 i6
Woman Alone: Horsewoman’s Guide to Safe Solo Travel

Lunch break in the high country.

Credit Janine Wilder
August, 2011 v33 i7
TEN THINGS YOU PROBABLY DIDN’T KNOW ABOUT NATURAL HOOF CARE

Dave Thompson does some river jumping on Kentucky trails.

Credit Lesley Thompson
September, 2011 v33 i8
IN SEARCH OF OPTIMUM SADDLE FIT

Lily goes for fresh Canadian rose hips, one of the best natural sources of vitamin C for horses.

Credit Marilyn Schiele
October, 2011 v33 i9
SPECIAL REPORT: NATURAL SOLUTIONS FOR TRAIL-HORSE CARE

Darla Wright of Kingman, Arizona and “Apollo”enjoy day 3 of the Fort Stanton endurance ride.

Credit Linda Sherrill
November, 2011 v33 i10
MELLOW OUT YOUR MOODY MARE

While riding through the fall colors of Kentucky, John T. Baker and his horse, aptly named One Velvet Moment, experience exactly that.

Credit Lesley Thompson
December, 2011 v33 i11
THE TWENTY-ELEVEN PONY EXPRESS RIDE: 2,040 MILES IN FORTY DAYS

Nothing is quite like a ride in the aspen trees on a bright winter day!

Credit Warren Gordon
January, 2010 v32 i1
BURNING QUESTIONS: HORSE TRAILERS

Dashing through the snow on a glorious winter day.

Credit Evgeny Gorbunov
February, 2010 v32 i2
BURNING QUESTIONS: TRAIL HORSE TACK

An ACTHA participant negotiates a brushy trail obstacle.

Credit Joseph walsh
March, 2010 v32 i3
BURNING QUESTIONS: EQUINE NUTRITION

David Grand on his Marsh Tacky stallion DP ridin’ the dunes in North Carolina.

Credit Daniela Snyder
April, 2010 v32 i4
BURNING QUESTIONS: TRAIL HORSE HEALTH

Chandler Yost, 14, of Pocatello, Idaho rides the Color Country of southern Utah on her Arabian Noble Star Chaser.

Credit Bobbie Jo Lieberman
May, 2010 v32 i5
UPGRADE YOUR RIDE: A HORSEBACK TREK THROUGH TIME

A happy trail rider enjoys the beautiful trails of Texas as her mount willingly jumps a log.

Credit Joe Walsh
June/July, 2010 v32 i6
MANAGING THE WEEKEND WARRIOR

Pam Bailey and her Paint horse Skipa Slipa On Ice (aka Murphy) negotiate a hill near the central California coast.

Credit Bobbie Jo Lieberman
August, 2010 v32 i7
BURNING QUESTIONS: HORSE CAMPING

A brisk gallop on a warm summer day on the California beaches.

Credit Brad Sutton
September, 2010 v32 i8
BURNING QUESTIONS: HOOF HEALTH

A trail rider hits the trails of Texas on a great summer day.

Credit Joseph Walsh
October, 2010 v32 i9
STALLIONS IN CAMP AND ON THE TRAIL

Karen Chaton and Granite Chief enjoy the fall colors at the Bryce Canyon XP ride.

Credit Steve Bradley
November, 2010 v32 i10
BURNING QUESTIONS: TRAIL HORSE SOUNDNESS

At 70 years young Charley Oldman enjoys trail riding every minute she can in Kentucky.

Credit Leslie Tompson
December, 2010 v32 i11
WINTER SURVIVAL GUIDE!

Trish Cleveland rides Mocha on the NATRC Last Chance Ride near Stillwater, Oklahoma.

Credit Jim Edmondson
January, 2009 v31 i1
Explore the majestic Canadian Coastal mountains & alpine vistas by horseback at Ts’y-los Park Lodge

A great snow y ride on the winter trails in Norway.

Credit Mikhail Kondrashov
February, 2009 v31 i2
A case study from the Trail Blazer Festival that connected one horse with two brilliant clinicians with a successful ending.

An exhilerating ride in the snow in Idaho.

Credit Horses In Media
March, 2009 v31 i3
ULTIMATE TRAIL RIDERS RESOURCE

Charisse Glenn hits the trail in central California.

Credit Lynne Glazer
April, 2009 v31 i4
TWELVE SIMPLE CHANGES TO MAKE YOUR RIDE FUN AGAIN

Kadee Felton enjoys her BL M Mustang, Morgan, on a ride in Central California’s wild flowers.

Credit Lynne Glazer
May, 2009 v31 i5
LEG YIELD YOUR WAY TO TRAIL SUCCESS

German trail rider Kerstin Fiebig visited the Miller Ranch in Scottsdale, Arizona, to enjoy a splash of a ride on MoTravis.

Credit Lothar Rowe
June/July, 2009 v31 i6
HAPPY TRAILS BEGIN AT HOME

Three riders enjoy the open country with their trusty trail mounts.

Credit Dan Patitucci
August, 2009 v31 i7
IS OSTEOARTHRITIS STALKING YOUR HORSE?

Bill Workman and his mule enjoy an American Competitive Trail Horse Association event in Texas.

Credit Joseph Walsh
September, 2009 v31 i8
“AIN’T DOIN’ RIGHT”

A day on the trail in the fall colors.

Credit Alexander Babich
October, 2009 v31 i9
A CLOSER LOOK AT THE GAITS OF GAITED HORSES

Kim Levinson and Rockwell enjoy a day on the trail in the Kansas fall colors.

Credit Charles Hilton
November/December, 2009 v31 i10
WINTER IS A COMIN’IN: ARE YOU READY?

Allison Schlup and her Half-Arabian Knights Galant Magic competing in the Jo Tate Memorial Ride in Missouri.

Credit John Nowell
April, 2008 v30 i4
The Ultimate Guide to Summer Survival

A trial rider stops for a cold drink on a trail ride in the Swiss alps.

Credit Cover design by Isadora Fox www.staticfreedesign.com.
May, 2008 v30 i5
The Ultimate Guide to Trucks & Horse Trailers

Trail rider galloping in the Grand Tetons of Wyoming.

Credit Doug Berry
June/July, 2008 v30 i6
The Ultimate Guide to Equine Hoof Care

A trail rider enjoys an afternoon gallop in the golden hills of California.

Credit Steve Moses
August, 2008 v30 i7
The Ultimate Guide to Horse Camping

A rider enjoys the golden country of central California on the Los Padres Endurance Ride.

Credit Lynne Glazer
September, 2008 v30 i8
101 Tips for Ultimate Horse Health

Kay McWilliams riding the golden summer hills at Alisal ranch in Buellton, California.

Credit Jody Miller
Octobor, 2008 v30 i9
Supporting Trail Horse Soundness

Ginger Kathrens and Trace have a morning gallop through the wild flowers and fall colors in the Colorado Rockies.

Credit Susan Gibson
November/December, 2008 v30 i10
Which Breed Is Your Next Best Trail Horse?

Michelle Roush and her Standardbred-Arabian Tallymark take a break in the late fall afternoon on the Swanton Pacific 100 Mile Ride.

Credit Lynne Glazer