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No Fun in the Sun

Published by • Jun 28th, 2009 • Category: Riding Advice

by Allison | Riding can be dangerous all times of the year, but summer poses an additional threat. When riding (where I live) in 100 or more degrees Fahrenheit, heat exhaustion and dehydration rear their ugly heads. Trust me, I know from experience. When taking a riding lesson a few days ago, I started to blackout…



Stretch Those Legs! Part 2

Published by • Apr 12th, 2009 • Category: Junior Blogger Archives, Riding Advice

by mustangmane | I decided to make a second part to this, since a lot of girls were interested in my first one. These are some really good stretches for before and after riding…



Pay Attention on the Trail

Published by • Apr 10th, 2009 • Category: Riding Advice

by Rebecca Shyly | Horses have a better sense of sight and hearing than we do. When you’re on the trail it is important to watch the trail, and look out for danger. But it’s also important to pay attention to your horse, because they might notice danger long before you do…



Bits vs. Hackamores

Published by • Mar 30th, 2009 • Category: Riding Advice

by Allison | I’ve heard many arguments claiming bits are much harsher than hackamores, or hackamores are cruel compared to bits. Which one is right? That’s what we are going to find out…



Tips for 24/7 Riders

Published by • Mar 29th, 2009 • Category: Junior Blogger Archives, Riding Advice

by mustangmane | It’s a happy time for horse riders out there who live some place cold… where it snows… which means not a lot of time to ride your beloved horse! But spring is here…



My First Riding Lesson

Published by • Mar 25th, 2009 • Category: Riding Advice

by Allison | Thank you to everyone at Girls Horse Club who encouraged me and gave me advice about how to prepare for my first riding lesson! It really eased my worries. To all you horse girls a little afraid about your first lesson, here’s what I did my first riding lesson…



Stretch Those Legs!

Published by • Mar 22nd, 2009 • Category: Junior Blogger Archives, Riding Advice

by mustangmane | While you’re riding you want to be having fun, not be saying, “Ow!” every time your horse moves. This can be avoided by doing stretches before taking a ride. So if you don’t, read ahead! And for those who do, make sure you’re doing it correctly. If I were you, I would read on as well…



Happy Hacking

Published by • Mar 21st, 2009 • Category: Junior Blogger Archives, Riding Advice

by ponygalmaddy | For many of us, the nights are getting lighter, the days warmer, and the horses a bit more ‘alive’. This means HACKING! But while having a great time, we must think of safety precautions. Here are some tips for staying safe while hacking out…



Freedom of Riding

Published by • Mar 17th, 2009 • Category: Guest Bloggers, Riding Advice

by Eastern Cowgirl | Have you ever felt like everything around you was getting bigger and YOU were getting smaller? Riding can easily solve that problem. Simply mount your favorite horse and take off into a world of riding…



Why Do We Love Horses?

Published by • Mar 16th, 2009 • Category: Guest Bloggers, Riding Advice

by Void | For starters, horses are graceful, beautiful, and powerful. That’s not all, for there is more to it than that. Riding a horse is power and freedom…