On our cover, photographer Karen Quinn-Curl portrays the imaginative obstacles riders enjoy while competing with Equine Trail Sports. Our feature article this month is by the nationally renown equine photographer, Ozana Sturgeon, who writes on the subject of “Surviving Bear Country” and takes our readers along on a virtual feast of wildlife from Yellowstone. Von Holten Ranch, a premier Midwestern equestrian event & wedding facility, shares updates to their operation riders may enjoy. Nine national ride associations, horsemanship articles by Jeff Wilson and Nancy Slater and inspiration from nationally acclaimed horsewoman, Barbra Schulte, and more!
Associations this Issue: Working Equitation (WE United), Mounted Archery Association of the Americas (MA3), Equine Trail Sports (ETS), International Mountain Trail Challenge Association (IMTCA), Back Country Horsemen of America (BCHA), North American Trail Ride Conference (NATRC), American Endurance Ride Conference (AERC), Virtual Obstacle Shows (VOS) and Extreme Trail Horse Association (ETHA).