Horse Tack – Western or English? The Basics

Horse Tack – Western or English? The Basics

[ad_1] One thing that you must decide is whether you will be riding English or Western. There is a distinct difference between the two disciplines, and the required tack will depend on which one you choose. Some people are drawn to Western riding because there is not as much tack needed for the horse. If…

Horse Riding Exercise Machine – Burn Fat and Tone Up Abs, Legs, Tummy, Thighs and Hips

Horse Riding Exercise Machine – Burn Fat and Tone Up Abs, Legs, Tummy, Thighs and Hips

[ad_1] A horse riding exercise machine is one of the most exciting and fun ways for you to burn fat and tone up your core muscles without you having to step one foot outside your home. Imagine being able to tone up your whole body and get all the fitness benefits of horse riding, every…

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Associative Stage in Horse Riding

[ad_1] Once the rider has gotten the basics down, the rider has now entered out of the cognitive stage, and into the associative stage. In this stage, the rider will be able to notice mistakes made and be able to correct them on their own or with little help. In this stage the rider should…

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What Age Can a Child Start Horse Riding Lessons?

[ad_1] Do you have a young child interested in horses? Has your child expressed an interest in riding? Have you wondered what would be a safe age to start horse riding lessons? The best way to foster your child’s interest in horses and riding is to make it a fun and safe experience which will…

Types of Horseback Riding – A Beginners Guide to Choosing a Horse Riding Style

Types of Horseback Riding – A Beginners Guide to Choosing a Horse Riding Style

[ad_1] One of the things that so many people would find surprising to learn about horse riding is that there are a number of different styles of riding. These styles of riding are known as disciplines in horse lingo. Before you buy or lease a horse, or even take lessons, you need to determine which…

Therapeutic Horseback Riding – An Overview

Therapeutic Horseback Riding – An Overview

[ad_1] Therapeutic Horseback Riding (THR) is a therapeutic program that provides equine assisted activities for individuals with disabilities in order to improve their physical, emotional, and mental well-being. This is done through an adaptive riding program that focuses not only on riding skills but also on the development of a relationship between the horse and…

Western Horseback Riding – The Basics

Western Horseback Riding – The Basics

[ad_1] We all know that there are obvious differences in the tack (equipment used to ride, such as saddles and bridles,) but when I was taught to ride, we weren’t taught why the tack was different, and how different the two types of riding really are. I was always mesmerized by the beautiful Western horses…

How Long Should a Horseback Riding Lesson Last?

How Long Should a Horseback Riding Lesson Last?

[ad_1] As a riding instructor, it is your job to ensure that your students receive enough value in their lessons to justify the cost of those lessons. Although time is not the only determining factor, it certainly makes a difference. When you set out into the arena with a group of students, how long should…

Horseback Riding Instruction – How to Recognize Bridle Lameness

Horseback Riding Instruction – How to Recognize Bridle Lameness

[ad_1] Often a confusing and difficult to diagnose condition, bridle lameness is also referred to as Zügellahmheit or ‘rein lameness’ in German. It is important that you watch your mount carefully as you ride him for signs of discomfort which need to be cared for as soon as possible. What Are The Signs Of Bridle…

Horse Riding Games – 4 Great Games on Horseback!

Horse Riding Games – 4 Great Games on Horseback!

[ad_1] Are you a riding instructor, looking for fun horse riding games to play with your students after lesson time? Well here are some great ideas to help teach them riding skills while having a fun time together! 1. Boot Game: With 6 riders, place 12 boots on the rail at one end of the…