Young Rider July/August 2023 Digital


The July/August 2023 digital issue of Young Rider includes:

  • This Esme Tips: Overcoming horse show nerves
  • Stable Skills: Packing for a horse show
  • DIY: Popsicles for your horse
  • In Real Life: A young rider who works as a wrangler at his family’s guest ranch
  • A profile of author Sarah Maslin Nir and her new book series, “Once Upon a Horse”
  • Career: Podcaster & author Abriana Johnson
  • English Lesson: Helping a nervous horse discover that jumping is fun
  • Western Lesson: Posting diagonals during the extended trot in versatility ranch horse competitions
  • Part 2 of drawing realistic horses with Jean Abernathy, artist of Fergus the Horse
  • Q&A with Fallon Taylor
  • Tips for keeping your horse comfortable in the heat this summer
  • Art gallery drawings from youth ages 8-16
  • Dear YR: Letters from readers
  • Me & My Horse photo gallery
  • Breed Spotlight: Pony of the Americas

You can find all back issues of Young Rider here.


The July/August 2023 digital issue of Young Rider focuses on all things summer and show season, including a column from This Esme on tips for overcoming horse show nerves.

In addition to the July/August 2023 digital issue, you can find all back issues of Young Rider here. And if you are a cowgirl, check out our Western Life magazine. Or if you love horses of all breeds, you’ll love our Best of Breeds special collector’s edition.

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  • Horse Illustrated—the one magazine for all horse lovers, featuring expert horse care and health advice, as well as training tips, breed profiles, new products, and entertaining reads about life with horses
  • Young Rider—the only magazine for and about horse-crazy tweens and teens ages 8-15 that has a mixture of English and Western riding instruction, horse care tips, contests, beautiful color posters and stories about real kids
  • Young Rider MINI Digital—a special digital separate issue of the magazine that is available for FREE to subscribers of Young Rider and available straight to your email inbox
  • Western Life Today—the premier publication for all-things Western, from fashion to entertainment, destinations, and more
  • Hobby Farms and Chickens—our sister publications with DIY guides and tips about hobby farming and chickens, whether you’re getting your hands dirty in a city plot or on your land’s back 40