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Welcome to Western Horse UK, the online and print resource for all western riders through out the UK and abroad. We are committed to bringing you the best in western horsemanship from internationally acclaimed trainers, coaches and industry experts with award winning editorial, photography and design.
Proud to be at the forefront of western riding in the UK, we cater for all reining, western pleasure, all around showing and trail riding riders, as well as western horsemanship enthusiasts. We have split our magazine departments into the following categories for ease of navigation and you can find excerpts of all our content online as well as a full western riding directory and classified listings.
Find everything you need to know about western horsemanship from masters including Chris Cox, Clinton Anderson, Pat Parelli, Monty Roberts, Julie Goodnight and more. From working on the ground to advanced riding techniques, our stellar line up of world-class horsemen will help you create a partnership with your horse. Featuring help for common behavioural problems, insights into how the horse’s mind works and training tips for enhancing your communication with your horse.
Coaching & Training
It’s not just a buzz word! We believe in coaching and are happy to bring our readers support and inspiration from a team of influential western riding coaches including Julie Goodnight, Al Dunning, Brandon McAulson, Barbra Schulte and many more.
We pride ourselves on our training pages and have an incredible list of contributors from the UK and abroad. We have articles to appeal to all levels of western horse and rider, and in all disciplines including western pleasure, trail and reining. Our training pages have won awards for their clarity of design and content and we love hearing how the information they contain has helped readers on their western horsemanship journey.
Our coaching pages are full of motivational tips to empower western riders to improve and reach their goals.
Out & About
It’s great to hear how many western riders in the UK love to get out and about on their horses and explore the countryside. If you like adventures on horseback and want to read about other fellow trail riding enthusiasts then dive into our Out & About pages.
Our community pages include everything from show news and results to inspirational reader stories, community is especially important to western riders in the UK who may not live close to other enthusiasts.
2012 American Horse Publications (AHP) Award Winner
Western Horse UK honoured as an American Horse Publications Award winner for work published in 2011. The prestigious awards ceremony was held in Colonial Williamsburg, Virginia, and recognised outstanding equestrian related editorial and design. 686 entries were received overall and WHUK was in good company in its category winning of the Chronicle of the Horse, the Paint Horse Journal and many other long-established titles with large editorial teams and resources. The judge's said of WHUK's entry, The Last Hoorah by Linda Durocher, 'This is a very personal column. Good take-home, very touching and inspirational for all.'
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