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How Are Horses Trained for Dressage – An Interactive Guide

My grandson is a big fan of dressage competitions. He loves the stunning sight of rider and horse in sync, performing before large crowds. Recently he has developed an interest in dressage training, which prompted me to research this topic. Horses are trained for dressage in a thorough, systemized process that usually starts when they …

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Quarter Horses, Are They a Good Breed for Beginner Riders?

Quarter horses are primarily used for racing and rodeoing where I live, and because of this, many seem anxious. My neighbor is concerned they be too high strung for beginner riders. I suggested he should learn more about the Quarter horse breed. Quarter horses are perfect for beginner riders. They are typically calm and level-headed …

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Can You Ride a Horse if It Has Hives? Common Causes & 5 Tips

Hives appear on my neighbor’s horse periodically. He is a conscientious owner and always has his horse’s best interest in mind, so he asked me if it’s ok for him to ride the animal with the bumps? Don’t ride a horse with an active outbreak of hives. These small bumps on a horse’s skin are …

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Is Horseback Riding Bad for Your Back and Knees?

My wife has intermittent back pain and decided to take a break from horseback riding. She suspects riding may have played a role in causing back troubles. I thought it was a reasonable assumption and decided to research the issue further. Horseback riding can be bad for your back, knees, and ankles. It’s a good …

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10 Best Beaches for Horseback Riding in the USA

Horseback riding on the beach is a beautiful and unique experience that should be on everyone’s bucket list. And to help you strike this adventure off your list, I researched coastal regions of the USA and put together a list of the best beaches for horseback riding. Location Guided Service Duration Reviews Corpus Christie, Texas …

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Is Horseback Riding a Sport? 5 Events Provide The Answer.

After a full day of horseback riding, my neighbor complained about sore muscles and said his body felt like it does after playing a strenuous sport. His tone implied that he doesn’t consider horseback riding a sport, and I felt stung by his words. But is he right? Horseback riding is a sport; it requires …

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Can You Ride a Horse in the City? 5 Essential Tips

McDonald’s is building its first restaurant in our small community, and we decided to ride our horses to its opening day. Our route brings us through the city limits, so I decided to research if we can ride our horses in the city. Generally, most communities forbid horseback riding in the city limits because of …

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The 5 Very Best Western Saddle Pads for Your Horse

My friends and I often discuss horse tack, and each of us has our favorite styles and brands. However, when it comes to western saddle pads, we all agree these five are the best. These saddle pads provide the necessary support and comfort and prevent the saddle from slipping when your horses’ backs are sweaty. …

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3 Best Horse Riding Body Protectors for Children

Riding safety for children should always be at the forefront of every parents’ mind. Body protectors are designed to absorb the impact of a fall or a kick from a horse and reduce the risks of broken bones and other severe injuries. I found these three children’s horse riding body protectors to be the best …

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3 Best Horse Riding Helmets for Kids Sold on Amazon

There are countless styles and brands of horse riding helmets available for kids, but which are the best? My daughter wants to ensure her kids have proper protection when they ride their horses. So I did some research to help her find some quality helmets on Amazon. The best riding helmets for kids for sale …

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