Horseback Riding For Dummies book cover

Horseback Riding For Dummies

Author:
Audrey Pavia
Published: August 4, 2020

Overview

Giddy up! Your guide to horseback riding is here! 

There’s nothing quite like the sound of a horse’s gallop. Add to that the sight of its mane catching wind as its powerhouse body criss-crosses the boundary of strength and graceful agility. They are majestic creatures to behold—and if you’ve caught the equine bug, Horseback Riding For Dummies is all you need to get saddled up and started on your journey to riding into the sunset! 

Inside, riders at the beginner level will discover the differences between Western and English riding styles, get the knowledge to select the best stable and instructor, and so much more!

  • Choose the riding discipline that best suits your interests
  • Find a qualified riding instructor
  • Learn how to enter the competitive riding world
  • Fit and care for the saddle, bridle, and other equipment 

Once you’ve fallen for one of these beautiful animals, it’s hard to hold your horses—and this guide is here to give you the skills and know-how to take that excitement to the ring!

Giddy up! Your guide to horseback riding is here! 

There’s nothing quite like the sound of a horse’s gallop. Add to that the sight of its mane catching wind as its powerhouse body criss-crosses the boundary of strength and graceful agility. They are majestic creatures to behold—and if you’ve caught the equine bug, Horseback Riding For Dummies is all you need to get saddled up and started on your journey to riding into the sunset! 

Inside, riders at the beginner level will discover the differences between Western

and English riding styles, get the knowledge to select the best stable and instructor, and so much more!

  • Choose the riding discipline that best suits your interests
  • Find a qualified riding instructor
  • Learn how to enter the competitive riding world
  • Fit and care for the saddle, bridle, and other equipment 

Once you’ve fallen for one of these beautiful animals, it’s hard to hold your horses—and this guide is here to give you the skills and know-how to take that excitement to the ring!

Horseback Riding For Dummies Cheat Sheet

Before you saddle up and go horseback riding, do a few stretches and check your tack to stay comfortable and safe while riding. Learn the basic steps for mounting either a Western or English saddle carefully and for dismounting your horse. [caption id="attachment_270025" align="alignnone" width="556"] © LanaG/Shutterstock.com[/caption]