Saturday, September 01, 2012

Horseback Riding

Horseback riding is said to be the sport that only rich individuals can afford. However, anyone can have an experience of what it feels like riding a horse or a mule when exploring places.
Maintaining and keeping the horse can be a little expensive not to mention the fabulous saddles and riding accessories shops are not that easy to find. In New York City for example, there is only one equestrian store NYC, the Manhattan Saddlery which is neatly tucked along 24th St in Central Manhattan. Many people find freedom and pleasure whenever they are riding their horses.

Looking for the complete shop for saddles can help you find essential saddles to make your riding experience comfortable. There are different kinds of saddles to choose from; general, hunting, show and dressage saddles to name a few. The most common among the type of saddles is the general saddle which is usually used for recreational riding. Get to know the saddles in Brazil whenever you think of getting a great riding experience while on vacation.

This kind of sport can be very difficult and somewhat dangerous for beginners but also fun and liberating. To be able to learn the sport well and to ensure safety, hiring an experienced instructor is strongly suggested. Riders are also advised to gather enough confidence when riding as the horse can sense the mood of the rider.
To make the most of the experience, you should stay relaxed and focused.  The process of learning horseback riding can be very challenging but at the end of the day, the experience was all worth it especially with the new skill and the newfound confidence in a new sport.
~Thanks to Rovs Aguilar for sharing her thoughts on horseback riding.~
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  1. Hi Betchai. Thanks for the mention.

    Those are very good photos. :)

  2. looks fun. i will do this one day. thanks for sharing.

  3. I rode horses frequently as a child and enjoyed it tremendously. I miss it.

  4. True, riding with animals especially horses is like sharing a mutual trust. I have not tired riding a horse ever because I get scared and intimidated by its size:)

  5. Looks like a fascinating place to go hiking or horseback riding.