Eclectic Horseman is different from any other horse publication on the market. A bimonthly magazine dedicated to educating horse owners of all skill levels and disciplines, Eclectic Horseman takes a balanced approach to helping to further your education.
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Every issue features detailed how-to articles from a number of top trainers and clinicians as well as thought-provoking philosophical stories.
How-To Articles With:
- Horse training tips with the best in the business.
- Detailed step-by-step articles teaching readers how to perform specific tasks or accomplish certain goals with their horse.
- Articles covering a variety of levels, one for beginners, one for more advanced riders.
- Easy to follow photos layouts and diagrams for you to follow.
- Exploring how craftsmen create the equipment we use on our horses and ourselves.
- Looking outside traditional understandings: biomechanics, body movement, holistic medicines.
- Studies and reprints of ancient horsemanship texts to learn from the masters of the past.
- Anecdotes from talented horsemen that teach a horsemanship lesson or experience.
- Exploring why horses have certain reactions and why some methods are more effective.
- Stories that teach how to build a better relationship through understanding and communication.
Have been subscribing to Eclectic Horseman Magazine for many years. There is really no other way to get better information – second best only to first hand experience. And even so it is even better in combination. Also, as a “coffee table item” it builds bridges between various disciplines.
Pamela Skelton (verified owner) –
I have subscribed on and off for years. I always come back because there is no other horsemanship publication that I have found that provides such extensive description and illustration of the issue addressed, by reliable experts.
dbilyea (verified owner) –
Excellent magazine. I look forward to every issue.
I really enjoy the magazine as a great resource to have and look back to. I like that it gives perspective from a variety of trainers.
I have had the electronic subscription and now have the hard copy coming to me in Australia. I love getting it in the mail and I look forward to reading every bit of it. Lots of Ah Ha moments that improve my horsemanship and training techniques.
Highly recommend !!
Patricia Mason –
Long time subscriber here. This magazine just gets better and better. I have kept every issue for a great reference library. I recommend this magazine to all my students and friends!
Sara Torfs (verified owner) –
Great magazine and I especially love the in depth articles. A true gem!
smbeavis (verified owner) –
Hi from Spain. I would like to comment on the educational article written by Jan Young, Observe, Remember and Compare, The Inductive Study Method in the Eclectic Horseman magazine number 124. The amount of questions we have to ask the horse on every meeting and the amount of questions we must ask ourselves every time we are in their presence and with what attitude we ask these just shows us once again the small details that go into being a better horseman. This is just one of the hundreds or thousands articles published in this incredibly educational magazine to help us on our way to becoming better humans for our horses. Thank you Emily and team for this opportunity to progress . kind regards Sue from Spain.
Full of great content and photo’s. The Contributors are so passionate about their work and are so willing to teach and share their talents.
Theresa Assad –
Well researched articles with content that improves my horsemanship. I can’t wait for the next issue.
What a great magazine! Always interesting content and a joy to read.
Sara Torfs (verified owner) –
Just received my first issue of the magazine in Europe! Well worth the investment! Very nice look and feel, and well written articles. Rare to find a magazine dedicated to this style of horsemanship in our region. Although at first glance I was a little bit disappointed by the relatively small number of pages, I soon found out that the magazine is packed with real and profound articles and very little “page fillers” or adds. Well done!
Lucy widener –
After realizing what I was missing, I just re-subscribed to the Eclectic Horseman magazine and the Gazette! Perfect for these snowy days when I can’t ride!! Also received a back issue DVD of Winter 2020 and enjoyed watching with a buddy…lots to discuss & learn
Awesome awesome awesome magazine. Everyone needs a subscription! Very interesting, well written articles.
Pam Grossman –
I recently re subscribed to this great magazine. I missed the great articles and information. I will never miss another issue
I am thoroughly enjoying my new magazine subscription. Even the quality of the paper is exceptional! I thoroughly appreciate the contributions from multiple disciplines that all point towards the same focus on feel and Superior horsemanship.
Marjorie Phillips –
I have never seen such an excellent magazine. All done without advertising. Articles from Deb Bennett’s almost university courses, to Martin Black’s brilliant, how to’s in few words. And this last issue Nov/Dec #116 tops them all. A new writer, Nahshon Cook, seemingly another Tom Dorrance, Alice Trindle, always a pleasure to read or watch has a detailed lesson plan for this and coming articles. The format and paper and colour makes easy pleasurable reading. This is bar none the best magazine on the market for variety and information.
Best horsemanship magazine around!
Laurie Capparella –
Excellent and necessary for all horsemen/women!
I bought a subscription to Eclectic Horseman Magazine for my daughter for her birthday this year. She is the horsey person in our family, and she loves this magazine and the style of horsemanship that it promotes. She’s finding it especially valuable now that she has a couple of young horses that she’s training. I would recommend this magazine to anyone who wants a better relationship with their horse.
This magazine is a wonderful way to get into the right mind when working with horses. It has some great info from horsemen and horsewomen dedicated to working with horses in a way that the horse can understand. My trainer bought me a gift subscription for Christmas a couple of years ago, and I can’t get enough of it!
I’ve subscribed to EH for many years and i’m am still excited when my new issue comes in the mail! I read it cover to cover because even if you don’t think an article is relevant to you, I’ve had times when I’m working a horse and that exact situation comes up!
Emily goes to great lengths to have articles from the best horseman in the country so why would you not subscribe?
Eric Della Marna (verified owner) –
Eclectic Horseman is by far the best equine publication out there. Easily the single best resource for real horsemanship, always loaded with content that will actually impact your work with horses. Genuine horsemanship that keeps the horse’s dignity, well being and value at the forefront. Nothing else like it.
sherrylaurie1 (verified owner) –
Eclectic horseman is a great find. It is a great resource for everyone, from just starting in horses to the seasoned horseman to anyone in between. Great articles and pictures showing excercises and the correct way of doing things. I’m a visual learner so this helps me a lot.
Ali Pullin –
Great magazine. Love it! Excellent articles, very in depth and lots of pictures to help with understanding what’s being said. I look forward to every issue.
What a great magazine!! I love it! I can’t wait for the next issues. Also makes a great gift!!
This is, by far, the best horse magazine there is out on the market. High quality content and pictures. You can tell the staff at the magazine believe in their product.
I have enjoyed Eclectic Horseman’s Magazines and Gazettes for several years. I was given a gift subscription for Christmas several years back. I loved it. I have since gifted several people (especially those who have it all) a subscription. It’s the gift that keeps on giving.
This is the only horse magazine I subscribe to. Eclectic Horseman always delivers on consistent quality, instructional articles about horsemanship that can be applied to any discipline. Not to mention the contributors are the best in the business. Whether it’s Martin Black, Brian Nuebert, Dr. Deb Bennett or so many others, I look forward to my issue every time! Another bonus are the articles that focus on craftsmanship. It really gives the reader an appreciation for quality work in tack and other items. Lastly, I just love the way it looks. The illustrations are beautiful, and the layout is a little retro….which I love!
This is an excellent resource for training as the articles are drawn from a number of experienced and talented horsemen and women. The articles also cover a variety of topics that should be of interest to most subscribers. There’s also not a lot of “fluff”! I recommend this to anyone looking for good and varied ideas for working with their horse
This is my favorite magazine…not just horse related…my favorite. Very high quality product and articles. Keep up the good work!
eh has gone from just a magazine casually mentioned by my former natural trimmer to the one i look forward to most. just the fact that it is almost all content, rather than advertising, is worth a lot. i don’t live in the west, ride a wade saddle, or wear chinks (although i’d sure like some), but there is always information i love and use – so much so that when i eventually pass on old issues, they have pages missing, or at least lots of dogears and underlining. please don’t change! (ps – i also like that you’re ‘NOT glossy’ – me neither!)
Janelle Smalley –
The Eclectic Horseman Magazine is by far the the best equine related magazine available. I’ve been receiving it for several years now and it just keeps getting better. The articles cover so many aspects of making you and horse better partners. From methodical in depth training skills to things we almost take for granted like loading a new foal in the trailer. The magazine is just so full of information and limited advertising! Articles by such great horsemen and horsewomen! Truly every issue is a great addition to your equine library of knowledge!! Keep them coming!!!
Cory Meloon (verified owner) –
I almost forgot to renew my subscription but I’m glad I didn’t! I enjoy the simplistic design layout of the magazine and as stated in previous reviews the invasion of advertisements are kept to a minimum. The articles are very well written and come from a variety of horse trainers, both well known and some under the radar. I always learn something new and to think about. I look forward to every issue; the wait is well worth it!
I received a subscription for the Eclectic Horseman magazine for Christmas a couple years ago. I didn’t know how much I’d miss receiving the magazine until I didn’t get another one this year. The magazine is filled with wonderful and educational articles. Well written and of course not so long that you get lost in the information. Good job on keeping us coming back for more!
I am new to Eclectic Horseman and have only been riding regularly a little over 2 years. I love the depth of knowledge in all aspects of horsemanship that I have not found remotely in other popular horse-related magazines. I read several articles online, really liked what I saw, then ordered and watched Buck Brannaman’s 7 Clinics — several times through already — and just had to know more! Thank you for this awesome resource. Whenever I come to the end of a magazine, I always wish there was more!
rbanjoman (verified owner) –
I am a new subscriber to the Eclectic Horseman magazine. A friend told me about it, & I just read the latest edition. It is packed with spot-on information! Every article gave Specific, Insightful information that anyone who wants to be better with their horse or horses in general would benefit from. I am so glad I decided to subscribe! I know I and my horse will benefit from the information, & I plan on telling my horse owner friends about it. Thank you for putting out a magazine that has information by true horsemen that understand the horse’s nature, and the articles are written in a way the human can follow, and then go out and apply with their horse to improve their relationship!
smbeavis (verified owner) –
Eclectic Horseman magazine and Horsemaan’s Gazete are a chance for everyone o have the best Horsemen and women at their disposal. For people that aren’t lucky enough to have these mentors at hand. Whether you practice Western or English you will find all you need in the pages of this magazine and to help you even more in the dvd where the exercises are superbly explained in detail ranging through all disciplines. Good horsemanship is simply good horsemanship it is not important the clothes you wear or the tack you use. Everything you’ve ever imagined that you needed to be able to advance in your riding and horsemanship skills can be found in these magazines and dvd’s. A great resource of knowledge to be treasured. Thank you all.
tompritchard9 (verified owner) –
I am an “urban cowboy” with a horse and into horsemanship. Eclectic Horseman has the best authors, professional horse people who deliver detailed and beneficial information to improve one’s horsemanship. It amazes me how often I go back and get a copy to reread an article and pick up the nuances as to what the author is conveying. Absolute must for any horse person.I only wish it was published more often.
Have a horseperson in your life? Or are you a horse person? This is a great magazine and well worth the small subscription fee. There is always something helpful in every issue! Excellent articles and content. Worth every penny and makes a great gift too!!
Great magazine! I love this magazine. I look forward to getting it every time. Full of thought provoking articles, well laid out, lots of pictures to explain what the author is talking about and lots of different authors too. Well worth the subscription money!
Every magazine has something to offer in a horsemanship journey. I renewed for another 3 years in October and got 2 of my friends hooked with their own subscriptions. Now we can’t wait for each one to come out so we can share what we are learning and help each other out.
lorrainemay2 (verified owner) –
The wide range of topics is great and the articles are relevant no matter what country you live in, I get mine delivered all the way to Australia!
KMCBRIDE (verified owner) –
Very detailed information in this magazine. Better than the mainstream magazines that are mostly advertisements and recycled articles. Look forward to each new issue.
I would venture to say that Eclectic Horseman is the top equestrian publication in the country. It offers comprehensive education from horsemen and horsewomen who have directly learned from or studied the teachings of the best horsemen representing the Vaquero heritage. I learn so much from each thought-provoking article. I look forward to each issue, as it educates me and inspires me in my daily work withy horses. This is a compilation of true quality horsemanship.
John Toli –
Eclectic Horseman is not just a magazine, it is a equine community which connects you to what you are looking for. I discovered EH a few years ago. Love the publication. Found a clinic over 1000 miles away that I just had to attend with an iconic horseman. My wife and I trailered to the clinic and learned so much, that we just did it again this year. Mind you, we’ve been a student of the horse for 30 years each.
After this last clinic, I asked this horseman if he would consider taking my mare for the winter and expose her to his training. After making sure he could fit it in to his schedule, the deal was made. She will be exposed to day work, ranch roping, and the work it takes to do the job.
If it had not been for EH, I would have never known about the clinic, never personally met this icon, and my horse would not be in the incredible position she is in. An absolute honor to have this true cowboy ride my mare.
Thanks you Eclectic Horseman!!!
KMCBRIDE (verified owner) –
Great magazine. Tons of detailed information on several subjects. Had been looking at the website for a while but wanted the detailed info in the magazine. Can’t wait to get each new copy.
chelseadye (verified owner) –
You can never stop learning and these magazines make it easy- great writers and topics in every issue!
I am so glad that there is a magazine designed to share horsemanship (dressage, buckaroo, vaquero whatever you would like to call it) and focuses/designed for learning, not filled with ads or questionable care and tactics. Overall, each article is truly a small version of a book with varying topics to fit anyone’s level of horsemanship.
This issue imparticular was great to read! I love the last part of Donnette Hick’s article on dear Milly. I also enjoyed that there were some random-but related articles thrown in the mix such as “Saddle Fallacies” Gives someone a chance to not get overwhelmed with all the great information, but still as something fun to read. I also enjoyed “Getting with the Feet”, a concept that I am til working on. Luckily, the magazine is great at explaining these sometimes abstract ideas so I feel that I am in good hands.
This is a magazine subscription that I see myself having for a very long time.
dbilyea (verified owner) –
One of the best horse oriented magazines I have ever read. I really enjoy all of the training articles. I couldn’t believe how quick my first issue showed up after I subscribed online, especially with living in Canada. I have definitely told lots of friends about Eclectic Horseman.
I look forward to receiving my Eclectic Horseman every time it comes out. All the information is so valuable to me and my horse. I was lucky enough to see Buck Brannaman’s clinic in Lexington, VA a couple weeks ago, and all the exercises the participants were doing had been featured in the most recent issue of Eclectic, step by step. My friend and I went home and got out the magazine and practiced the exercises, and our horses became much more light and responsive. It’s the only horse magazine I read. I recommend it to all my horse friends. Thank you!
EH has articles from some of the top horseman in the business. I learn something new from each article. Always looking forward to the next issue and it will always be something I subscribe to, thank you for putting such a great product together!!!
I have been a subscriber for a few years and I have throughly enjoyed receiving and absorbing all the wisdom contained within the Eclectic Horseman. A friend recommended it many years ago, and it was a great decision to sign up as a subscriber. I feel it connects me from home here in Western Australia, with like minded horse people across the globe. It is a wonderful feeling.
Linda Beeson –
I love my Eclectic Horseman subscription! I enjoy reading the different stories and articles that pertain to horsemanship. I saw Buck Brannaman a few years ago and was emersed in his logic and the way he could communicate with various horses in different disciplines.
The articles in the magazine are very informative. I enjoy looking at the pictures that show or correlate with what the trainer is trying to teach.
The variation of the different articles keeps me intrigued.
Thank you, Emily!
smbeavis (verified owner) –
Dear Emily, Firstly, thank you and your family for the great effort that is put into every issue of the magazine and Dvd.
I would like to remind all readers of this wonderful informative magazine to store their copies carefully, as when the years pass by our knowledge and understanding grows. What we read and thought we understood ten years ago suddenly takes on a deeper meaning for us, joining more dots and enabling us to see the whole horse better than before.
I return to back issues time and time again, today I looked up, How Horses Work by Deb Bennett PH.D, learning more about the importance of the Thoracic Sling
. As we travel further down the road of Horsemanship the back issues of Eclectic Horseman Magazine and Gazette are an indispensable learning tool. What more can be said. Simply the Best. Thank you for your dedication.
A friend recommended Eclectic Horseman and I am so glad I subscribed. The articles are so informative and detailed. The recent article Getting with the Feet is so good, it is really helping me get that “Feel” and move with my horse step by step. Thank you for a great magazine!
I can’t wait to get each new issue of Eclectic Horseman! All of the articles are so informative and have helped me progress in my relationship with Sabre, my gelding.
EH is truly a unique offering and is so true to the spirit of refining and elevating its audience’s horsemanship. It is clear that the publisher has a true passion for producing and distributing what likely amounts to a labor of love. We all benefit…the horses and their riders! Thank you & Mahalo!!
I absolutely love Eclectic Horseman magazine! Emily does a fantastic job putting the articles together and the topics are always very interesting and applicable to good horsemanship. I travel most the year and I am always excited to check the mailbox when I get home and look forward to this magazine. This magazine is a must read for anyone interested in making bridle horses and for anyone dedicated to great horsemanship. Thanks again Emily! I appreciate all you do.
eleniboyd (verified owner) –
I am so happy to have found Eclectic Horseman! I haven’t even looked at a horse magazine in a very long time- none seemed to appeal to me anymore. Until now! I really feel that I can use the information in the articles to get things going better with my horse. I can’t wait to get the next issue!
I am part way through a three year subscription to your magazine. I live in the UK where there are many equestrian magazines but none to match yours. I consider it an investment in my horsemanship. I read and re-read each issue, use the back issues as a reference library.
The quality of the contributors is superb and the photography excellent. My particular favourites are the clinic features and the training/ Colt starting articles.
I love to get home and find an issue on my doormat, it never disappoints, keep up the good work!
I absolutely love this magazine and get excited when I see it in the mailbox. Eclectic Horseman is definitely a cut above other mainstream horse magazines. The information isn’t what you would find in other publications. It goes so much more in depth and quality then what you find elsewhere. Keep up the great work! I plan tol keep this subscription for a long time.
The Electic Horseman is the ONLY Natural Horsemanship magazine I know of. I love the articles and excellent demonstrative photos that accompany them. I received this subscription as a gift but will renew it!!!
I look forward to each issue and what I can learn!
Thank you for this magazine. The only improve the I can think of is to receive it every month!
I love Eclectic Horseman Magazine. It helps me keep “in touch” with the horsemanship methods of people I greatly appreciate and admire. It keeps me on track with my horsemanship and where some events are happening and when and any news that I may have missed . Keep uo the great work. Long Live Eclectic Horseman!!
I learn something new in every magazine. Whether you are a novice or a professional, english or western, you NEED this magazine.
gerryboris (verified owner) –
Eclectic Horseman magazine goes right to the source for informative and timely articles packed with very usable information. If I could only receive ONE equine magazine this would be the one. The articles by clinic participants are very well done. Showing their experiences gives one reason to participate. The magazine is well laid out with all the adds in the back of the magazine. I have given subscriptions to my friends who love them just as much as I do. Back issues are keepers and never gotten rid of. Thanks for such an awesome magazine.
so much wonderful information. A variety of sources that help explain things so well. I find myself going back to past magazines and having a better understanding of the information.
I have been subscribed to Eclectic Horseman since 2001, and will definitely be renewing my subscription when it comes due. What I appreciate most is that the content of the magazine is geared towards helping us humans to better understand and work with our horses, and that the well-being of the horse is always held first and foremost. I also like that Eclectic Horseman promotes “discourse between the disciplines” and encourages us to think and look outside of the box, and to be more open minded as a result. Thanks for the great magazine and I look forward to reading Eclectic Horseman for many years to come!
Deb G.,IL,USA –
I just renewed my subscription for 3 years! and got a great magazine and a free cap! I love everything about the magazine from the paper it’s printed on to the great articles and pics!! They are a great source of information from history to training! I’ve kept all my back issues and also use the handy online archive article section. I really enjoy articles by Buck Brannaman and anything written by Tom Moates. I also like getting an email letting me know when to expect my next issue, and love getting emails period as they are loaded with information also!!
brianderson (verified owner) –
Very pleased with my subscription, informative reading and always great to read over and over!
Vicki Webberley –
We love this magazine for the articles, photos, and intelligent horsemanship essays. The products in mercantile are all desirable and reflect our attitudes toward horsemanship: Always open to learning. Of course your horse can teach you a lot but whatever he can’t quite express to you will be in an old or new article in Eclectic Horseman!
tderrick2006 (verified owner) –
Good for the beginner horseman or the advanced horseman
jlreyes (verified owner) –
EH is a beautiful magazine. While I have the digital copies of the back issues of Eclectic Horseman and, I’m so grateful for all of the rich, important content and easy-to-search format, the actual paper magazine is a work of art. The photography and articles are engaging and informative. Thank you so much for creating such a beautiful product!
This is the only equine magazine we subscribe to these days..It’s the only one worth the time to read! Information is good for all horsemen and really helps me examine the best ways to get along with my horse and tasks that we do together.
johnwharrell (verified owner) –
By far the best “horse” magazine out there! I have always cheated and let my wife do the ordering of magazines, I won’t mention any names, but I did not find them worth the money, until I found yours! The articles are well written, photos are amazing and the knowledge inside is top notch. Every issue leaves me hungry for more. I would complain about it being bimonthly, but that gives me plenty of time to reread and study each article more thoroughly. Thank yall so much for all the hard work and time you put into each issue, it shows! Looking forward to the next issue!
I just love this magazine! Its very refreshing, its packed with actual useful articles and RELIABLE educational information about horsemanship etc., not fluff. Its the only horse magazine I subscribe to and trust! Also love that it isn’t full of ads. Would recommend to anyone serious about learning truly authentic methods and knowledge.
I absolutely love the Electric Horseman magazines, I am from British Columbia, Canada and first heard of them at the Legacy of Legends in Fort Worth, Texas when my Mom and I went in 2015! I thoroughly enjoy them as well as the gazette dvd’s! I highly recommend them to everyone, I love that there is so much info in the articles, and there’s something in each one for everyone! :) Thankyou for having such a great magazine! :) I also love the layout, the look and the print!
hastingfarm2 (verified owner) –
hastingfarm2- June 6, 2018
This issue, and all the issues I’ve read, provide levels of information helpful to where you’re at in your horsemanship. When I first began these methods of training, I learned at that level, but now the words mean something at a completely new level. For example, Getting With the Feet Part 1- the Hangerman analogy, brings a very basic concept to light whereas in the past I might have skipped over some of those images, focusing on what was basic to me at that time.
The articles are refreshing compared to other horse magazines and I love the info from professionals in various disciplines. I could recommend anyone who wants their horse to be a happy partner read this issue and subscribe to the series.
This is my favorite equestrian magazine subscription. It provides very interesting, helpful and diverse information to help me better my horsemanship. It is a great quality magazine, with beautiful photos and high quality paper which really adds to the reading experience. I look forward to the magazine and often end up re-reading issues because the articles are so in depth and I get a lot from them at different stages of working with horses. I would definitely recommend it to other horse people!
What a great magazine. Not only are the articles well written the photos are excellent. Being able to see what the author is describing really makes the understanding of techniques much easier.
Eclectic Horseman has my and my horse’s best interests at heart. I trust the content. The philosophy is in line with how I like to work with my horse – fairly and respectfully. With each issue, I feel part of a community of horse folks who are also learning for life. I reference the articles frequently and enjoy the Facebook page, where articles are re-posted. I always go back in and re-read as many as I can. Each time there is a thing or two that makes a little more sense as my knowledge grows.
Living in Spain and not having at hand great horsemen to learn from the Eclectic Horseman magazine and Gazette are a gift from heaven. My deepest gratitude goes to Emily and her family for their dedication and enabling us to have the knowledge of great horsemen in our homes to become more aware of many aspects of horsemanship and life that otherwise we would not realize. This magazine has changed my life for the better in all aspects. Thank you again from Spain.
Diana Zimmerman –
I truly love this publication and it is the only one that I archive.
I learn so much from the articles. They help me in my horsemanship journey by giving me a greater understanding of the finest principles and practices of good horsemanship.
Keep up the great work – you have a loyal reader!
Charles Shaw –
An absolutely essential to anyone interested in fine horsemanship, especially in the Vaquero Traditions. Such a wide variety of quality! Highly recommend a subscription.
The knowledge and information I have gained by reading the articles in Eclectic Horseman have fed my brain and soul for many years. I am a lifelong learner of the horse and look forward to devouring each issue!
This is THE best horsemanship magazine out there, the real deal. The articles and demos are easy to follow, photography is excellent. Only wish it was monthly instead of every other month! Plus, quality products in the Mercantile!
Every magazine has something you can work on with detailed descriptions and photos from so many amazing Horsemen and Horsewomen. You may not get to clinics or if you need re-enforcing on what you learned this magazine will help you.
When I’m working my horses I will often have an article nearby to refer to, an example: Pefecting lateral flexion (issue no.86) very clearly illustrates and explains the proper elements of lateral flexion and helped my horse and I get off to a good start. Keep up the great work and format of this magazine!
Linda from Chase, BC, Canada
brianderson (verified owner) –
Just got Very excited to sit down with a cuppa and have a read. Full of great info, I read from front to back cover and can’t wait til my next delivery!
Jodie Davis –
This is the best gift you can give yourself and your horse. S/he will thank you for it.
Dan Rekker –
Wonderful magazine with many different ideas from a variety of people. Always look forward to receiving my issue, usually read it right away cover to cover. Great photos. The mercantile page shows various products that help with horsemanship. Highly recommend to anyone who wants to improve their horsemanship!
i eagerly await each eclectic horseman being sent out. there is so much helpful & relevant information for beginner or experienced horseman. this is a brilliant magazine to learn from. so many articles from different sources which all compliment each other. i cant wait till the next one arrives. many thanks
northstar (verified owner) –
Having distilled my magazine subscriptions down to just one, Eclectic Horseman is the one. My very favorite magazine! Each issue is eagerly anticipated! Excellent articles, very well written, & the pictorials are a nice visual aid to the text. I have been a happy subscriber since issue # 1. So grateful to Emily & Steve for producing this magazine! Thank you!
Andrew Asserto –
Great magazine, loaded with good solid information without all the glitz. I have mules and more than once your articles have helped me out with them. The more education I get, the better the mules become. Your articles have helped me become a better mule person. Everyday is a school day, and your magazine has help me a lot. Thanks, Andy Assereto
Marjorie Phillips –
I look forward to the ECLECTIC HORSEMAN for the wealth of knowledge within the covers. Speaking of covers it is so nice to see people on the covers that I have met or who are well known by reputation to me. The contributer’s are varied covering a wide selection of topics all to do with producing sound confident horses. Deb Bennett with her university courses in a nutshell, Wendy Murdoch with her riding lessons, Martin Black of few words but each word counts. The many coloured pictures in the articles are informative and a pleasure to view. I have given this magazine as gifts and will give more subscriptions as gifts. I consider it a gift to my friends, but more than that it is a gift to the horses.
Jerod.Duffek (verified owner) –
One of the best magazines on horsemanship available. Very well written articles for improving ones horsemanship skills.
Julie S –
Only the best! I have been a subscriber since issue #1 and have never been disappointed with this magazine. Practical and informative, this magazine delivers information that is truly useful. Unlike so much of the “fluff” you find in other magazines and some online sites, EH never fails to provide information that I can make use of in my horsemanship journey. I share articles with everyone and anyone who will listen to me. This magazine has been a tremendous support to my husband and I as there are not many who effectively practice good horsemanship in our area. We always feel encouraged by the content. Thank you!
I love finding my magizine in the mail box. It always takes me by surprise and is the best gift I’ve brought myself. It brings a sense of grounding back to busy work day.
Tina Yorek –
I received a gift subscription for Christmas. In the two issues I’ve learned some interesting things about varied topics. The “Feeling What a Horse Needs” photo series is fantastic. I love that it’s not cluttered with ads on every page and that the articles are clear and relevant and not filler and fluff. What a refreshing treat! I wish the magazine was twice as long and came twice as often!
So very pleased with my subscription! Very impressed with the quality & diverse content. Articles are well balanced & progressive in nature. The advertisers do not dominate the pages and are relevant to my interests. Makes a wonderful gift to boot!
sierra21stewart (verified owner) –
I look forward to receiving each issue! The information in each issue covers a range of knowledge and is presented in a easy to read format. I found the recent article on how to choose quality/trainable foals and how the mare has a large impact on her foal to be of personal relalvents to me, since I’m considering breeding a few of my mares. I am super glad I found Eclectic Horseman and recommend it for anyone searching to improve.
A great source of education in the vaquero riding tradition. As a newcomer to the style Eclectic Horseman has been informative and inspiring. It comes recommended by an instructor I’ve worked with who is also a student of Buck Brannaman, so I knew I’d be getting quality content. I just wish each issue were longer!