Quote/I see you are in South Africa, I didn't know children younger than 7 were safe to ride a horse especially in a show./Quote
Sky, I'm in South Africa too and you are mostly right. Most riding schools will not take children younger than 7 years. However, if you ask, some will start younger.
My sister started at 6, and I have also had a few students start at 6. My youngest was 4 when he started. Of course, parents do have to understand that instruction at this stage is very basic. But, it is done.
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