Your Guide to Horse Magazine Gifts for the Young Rider
There is only one horse magazine in wide circulation that is specifically designed for the pre-teen. However, other magazines such as Horse Illustrated and Horse and Rider would also be good choices for the young person with reading skills of 6th grade and above.
- issued bi-monthly, is geared towards the young equestrian, ages 8 through 11.
That is the "target" age group, but this horse magazine is fun and entertaining reading for all age groups (though the content may be a bit basic for the older youth or adult). Young Rider contains a mix of articles, fact and fiction, with much information of value the young horseman or horsewoman.
A popular feature of this magazine is the set of posters (usually 4, two-page width) which accompany each issue.
The magazine is a basic guide to the youngster starting out with horses and includes safety tips, tack care, and lots of "how-to's".