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Can A Green Horse Work For You?

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text] You’re a new rider who has bought a green horse, and have reached the point where you realize you’re in way over your head. Now what? I had to stop myself from sighing as I surveyed the familiar scene. A brand new rider had decided to purchase a green horse to keep on her small […]

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Pleasure riding, What Does Wikipedia Say?

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text] From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia Pleasure riding is a form of equestrianism that encompasses many forms of recreational riding for personal enjoyment, absent elements of competition. Pleasure riding is called hacking in British English, and in parts of the eastern United States and Canada. In the United States, particularly the American west, the term trail riding is used to describe pleasure riding, particularly […]

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Trail Riding Is Fantastic, Here Are Some Things To Remember!

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text] Here are some trail etiquette reminders: Need to bring negative Coggins/health papers if traveling out of state, in state, negative Coggins needed only Wear an ASTM/SEI approved helmet Check cinch/girth before mounting/during ride Keep kickers in back; identify them Riders should not pass at a different speed than gait you are traveling at Let […]

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Horses Help Us In So Many Ways, Sometimes Its Hard To List Them All

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text] Fun Facts from https://www.petplan.com.au When thinking of horses helping humans, we tend to get side tracked thinking about farm work, horse and cart or even horse related sports. However, there are numerous health and wellbeing benefits that humans can gain from being around horses. Interacting with horses allows for a number of opportunities to learn, […]

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Horseback Riding Isnt A Passive Activity!

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text] Fun Facts from http://www.healthfitnessrevolution.com Before we all had cars to drive in, people used horses to get around, and almost everyone was taught to care and ride a horse. Today, our dependence on these large mammals is non-existent and horseback riding has become recreational. There are many obvious health benefits to riding, including strong core […]

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Are You Ready To Ride A Horse?

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text] Fun Facts from https://www.horselistening.com You might have liked horses all your life. Or you might have had an awakening not too long ago that is urging you to explore horseback riding for the first time. You can’t tear your eyes away from the sight of glowing coats and rippling muscles. You get excited every time […]

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Check Your ‘Pony’ Knowledge!

Fun Facts from http://www.sciencekids.co.nz Fun Pony Facts for Kids Check out our range of fun pony facts for kids. Learn what they look like, what they are used for, what makes them unique and much more. Read on and enjoy a variety of interesting information about ponies. Ponies are small horses. Ponies have thicker manes and […]