advice for beginner?
   

       The Horse Forum > Riding Horses > Western Riding

advice for beginner?

This is a discussion on advice for beginner? within the Western Riding forums, part of the Riding Horses category
  • Beginner western riding advice
  • Beginner horseback riding advice

Like Tree1Likes
  • 1 Post By tinyliny

 
LinkBack Thread Tools
    10-30-2012, 04:11 PM
  #1
Green Broke
advice for beginner?

Hi! I am going to be learning how to lope/canter soon, probably on a lunge line. I am fine with posting when trotting, but I am a little nervous about loping. I will be riding my friends horse and she will be helping me since I am not allowed to take lessons. I am looking for advise before I start cantering to help me be a little more sure of my self.

Thanks!
     
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
    10-30-2012, 04:16 PM
  #2
Super Moderator
Well, you have a nice friend who is helping you. Do you trust her? She wont' let you get hurt, right?

So, if you trust her, then you want to trust the hrose. He's been loping all his life. He knows how to do it, even if you don't . So, let him do his job. Even if you aren' "pretty" doing your job , just focus on relaxing and LETTING him carry you. He knows how to do it. Trust him.
Spotted likes this.
     
    10-30-2012, 04:24 PM
  #3
Green Broke
I do trust my friend and the horse. My friend says that learning how to canter is easier than posting.... but I feel like posting looks easier. What do you think?
     
    10-30-2012, 04:25 PM
  #4
Yearling
I think once you have done it, you will want to skip trotting altogether :) Its a very smooth ride.
     
    10-30-2012, 04:32 PM
  #5
Green Broke
I can't wait then I can go fast!!!!! (which was kind of why I was putting off cantering)
     
    10-31-2012, 07:31 AM
  #6
Foal
You will do fine I keep telling you and I will not allow anything bad to happen
     

Thread Tools

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Need more advice beginner again after years lhamilton22 Horse Riding 7 10-14-2012 11:22 PM
Beginner who needs advice lhamilton22 Horse Riding 20 10-07-2012 05:20 PM
Beginner's bit*** need advice pokeymama Horse Tack and Equipment 6 12-30-2011 05:39 PM
Beginner Advice luckstruck13 Barrel Racing 5 12-23-2011 08:46 AM
Beginner's Advice ShinaKonga Horse Talk 4 12-30-2010 05:31 PM



All times are GMT -4. The time now is 12:05 AM.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.5
Copyright ©2000 - 2014, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
Search Engine Friendly URLs by vBSEO 3.6.0