Riding

english or western saddle

Which Is Better: English Or Western Riding?

If you are planning to learn to ride horses, you may wonder whether you should choose English or Western riding. There are pros and cons associated with both styles, and a great deal depends on what you want to do as a rider. In this article, we will explore the differences between English and Western … Read more

do horses like being ridden

Do Horses Enjoy Being Ridden?

There is no simple answer to the question “Do horses like being ridden?” Every horse is an individual, as is every rider. Whether a horse likes being ridden or not depends a great deal on the horse’s past experiences, the rider’s expertise, the horse’s health, the fit of the tack, the task at hand and much … Read more

What should a beginner horse rider learn

What Should A Beginner Horse Rider Learn?

If you are interested in learning to ride, the first thing you must do is learn about horses. Keep in mind that horses are not just vehicles. They are living, breathing beings, and each one is an individual, just as you are. So what should a beginner horse rider learn? Before you begin riding, it’s … Read more

How To Gain Confidence Riding Horses

How To Gain Confidence Riding Horses?

It is not unreasonable to be afraid of riding horses. You can be completely enchanted by their beauty, power and majesty and simultaneously feel anxious about the prospect of guiding and riding a living being who outweighs you by several hundred pounds. So how to gain confidence riding horses? In this article, we help you … Read more

Frequently Asked Questions

Can You Go Horse Riding While Pregnant?

Whether or not you ride while pregnant is really up to you. Many obstetricians believe that if you are an experienced rider with a quiet horse and an uncomplicated pregnancy, continuing riding should not pose any problems. Even so, many riders, and the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists believe that the chance of falling … Read more

Why is horseback riding so therapeutic

Why Is Horseback Riding So Therapeutic?

People have always had a close relationship with horses, and indeed, horses have helped build civilization. Even today when we no longer rely on horses as a means of getting around, horses hold an important place in the hearts of many. Any truly skilled horseman or woman will tell you that the bond developed between … Read more

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