Horse Riding

Do Horses Like To Be Ridden?

If you’ve ever ridden a horse before then chances are that you consider it to be a very therapeutic experience that you’d definitely want to do again. This is because riding horses has been considered to be a very good stress reliever over the years, to the point where many …

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4 Common Hand Problems and How to Fix Them

Contact or, more precisely, the contact with the horse’s mouth is one of the great keys and yet one of the most complex mysteries of riding all at the same time.  An even elastic contact is what all the trainers and competitors talk about. However can often seem as elusive …

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On the bit

Getting your horse on the bit

Getting your horse on the bit is a phrase which conjures up confusion and mystery in equal measure.  Many riders focus on the front end of the horse and concentrate on the position of the horse’s head and, whilst this is relevant, it can be rather like picking up the …

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