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  1. English Riding
    And I didn't die! I'm by no means that strong a bareback rider, but on the flip side, I ride my trainer's lesson horses bareback all the time. However, the lesson horses are not high strung Country Pleasure (Saddle seat) horses who are terrified of birds and startle at their own shadow. I...
  2. Horse Riding & Horse Activity
    Hi there everyone. I have a problem. I am an Teenage English Rider that took Riding lessons were I was ridding English and Western. About 4 months ago my Riding Instructor was badly kicked in the knee. I havent been able to get ahold of her, so I started to go to my friends Stables. The problem...
  3. Horse Tack and Equipment
    I've noticed that when I ride, the saddle feels like it's a wedge between my seat bones, pushing them apart. It's uncomfortable! Is this an issue with the twist or the seat width? If it's the seat, I'm assuming I'd need a wider one. If it's the twist, would I want it narrower (to prevent...
  4. Farm Forum
    I just started taking riding lessons about a month ago, and they are my favorite thing in the world. Before I started riding I was extremely anxious to begin jumping. Obviously since I have started I now know it will be a while before I can jump, and I also and found out that the barn that I am...
  5. Horse Tack and Equipment
    Hey I was just wondering what the difference between saddle seat and hunt seat are. I know that the clothing and the equiptment are different, but what is the difference in how they are ridden. Thank you.:D
  6. English Riding
    My daughter who is 8 is just beginning lessons. We do not own a horse and do not know whether we will be able to get one anytime soon. She went to a week long camp that taught hunt seat but the riding academy closer to our home only teaches saddle seat (no jumping) If she learns in saddle...
  7. English Riding
    Hey there! I've been widing western for years, but have never been able to actually own my own horse. Recently, I was able to finally buy my first one! She is a very athletic 6 year old Missouri Fox Trotter mare. I am really wanting to do english with her, but like I said, I'm new to this area...
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