Young Rider May/June 2024


The May/June 2024 issue of Young Rider includes:

  • This Esme Tips: Esme’s super summer advice
  • Stable Skills: Leg wraps and boots
  • DIY: Horse-themed hair scrunchies
  • IRL: Genevieve’s goals for para-equestrian greatness
  • Career: Equine nutritionist
  • Short Story: The Egyptian Stallion
  • Western Lesson: Saddle fit
  • English Lesson: Learning from lesson horses
  • Feeding the easy keeper
  • The history behind Breyer model horses
  • Making friends at the barn
  • Breed Spotlight: The Galiceño
  • Posters
  • Art gallery drawings from youth ages 8-16
  • Dear YR: Letters from readers
  • Me & My Horse photo gallery

You can find all back issues of Young Rider here.


The May/June 2024 issue of Young Rider features This Esme on the cover for her second cover on Young Rider. As always, you’ll find Esme’s column in every issue of the magazine. Plus, the May/June 2024 issue includes stories about what you can learn from different types of lesson horses, the history behind Breyer model horses, and making friends at the barn (see full contents above).

In addition to the May/June 2024 issue, you can find all back issues of Young Rider here. And if you are a cowgirl, check out our Western Life Today magazine. Or if you love horses of all breeds, you’ll love our Best of Breeds special collector’s edition.

All EG Media Mags Publications:

  • 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