So you want to go trail riding with your dog? While the back of a horse might not be the safest place to carry a dog, sometimes circumstances require carrying a dog on the trail. The safest way to carry a dog on your horse is to carry the dog on your body- in a secure sling or backpack made for carrying a dog.
The alternative to carrying a dog on your horse this way, is to alter a saddle bad to carry your dog safely. Be sure your dog can get adequate air and gets out to stretch regularly, but he should not be able to jump out of the saddle bag and off the horse. These two ways are the best ways to carry a dog on your horse.