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  1. New to Horses
    Hello! I am a new rider, started riding about 4 months ago. I'm 37 and out of shape. I'm about 20 lbs overweight, and pretty physically weak, but I'm working on both. I had never ridden (aside from a few slow-walking trail rides) before starting lessons. It was my life's dream to have a...
  2. Barrel Racing
    I want to learn how to barrel race (not competitively, just for fun), but I'm not really sure how to go about doing it. I just got my first horse and I know that he he is fast. His previous owner used him for roping, but wanted to get a different roping horse due to Poco being nervous around...
  3. English Riding
    Is it reasonable to expect to learn to work a horse properly, tracking up from behind, onto the bit, whilst riding exclusively school horses? For background, I ride the "whizzy fizzy monster"* category at my RS - horses who might spook, buck, tank, etc, and am expected to plan my own sessions...
  4. Tack and Equipment Classifieds
    Hello, I'm a riding instructor and I come on this site quite often so you will probably reconize me. I have just started instructing in the past year and it has occurred to me that not enough people have access to instructional resources! Not everyone can afford lessons. I would lower my price...
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