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Hunter Vs Jumper Vs Equitation: Understand The Difference | Sparkles Rainbows and Unicorns
Read blog post to find out the differences between Hunters, Jumpers and Equitation Jumping. Learn the differences between classes, turnout, what judges look for and more. #hunterjumper #huntervsjumper #showjumping #equitation #horsebackriding #englishriding discipline
Can horses tell you're afraid or not?
Can horses pick up on the fact that you’re not 100% confident? Probably. Do they care? Only if they think that the reason you’re nervous is that there’s a sabertooth tiger hiding in the barn. #horseridingfear #equestrianfear #nervoushorserider #horseridingforbeginners #horseridingfall
The Ultimate Beginners Guide: How To Ride A Horse English
This is a perfect article to supplement your riding lessons. Get a better understanding of what you are learning or review the basics and make sure your not missing any details. Click the link to learn more. #horsebackriding #horseriding #beginnerhorserider #beginnerequestrian #horses #ridinghorses
Different Styles Of English Riding
English and Western riding is only a general term. There are actually a bunch of different styles of English and Western riding. In this post I cover the different disciplines of English Riding. Discover the different English Riding options. You may find one you want to try.
How To Ask Your Horse To Canter Correctly
Are you struggling with getting your horse to canter? Does it feel sloppy? All over the place? Tense? Scary? Does your horse just race faster and faster in the trot becoming more and more unbalanced? Or are you not really clear on how you are supposed to ask for the canter? By the end of this article I want to feel confident that you know how to ask a horse for the canter, and really understand the steps behind it. So how do you effectively ask a horse to canter?
Returning To Riding Horses After A Baby: What To Expect
This blog post is basically about what to expect when you go back to riding horses after you have a baby. I share my experience and things you may experience. Congrats on your bundle of joy. My boy is almost 3 years now and he is my little buddy.
What Is The Right Horse Size For You? Guide To Find Your Ideal Horse Size
Have you ever thought about what the ideal horse size is for you? In this article I go over the ideal sized horse. It doesn't mean that you can ride a horse smaller or bigger just that this is the supposed perfect size for you. Find out!
The Best Beginner Riding Helmet 2021 | Find Out Why | Sparkles Rainbows and Unicorns
If you are just starting out horseback riding you want to find the proper equipment but I am sure you want to stick to a budget in most circumstances. You want to find the best beginner riding helmet for your money, but where do you start? Click the link to keep reading blog post. #beginnerhorserider #horseequipment #horseriderequipment #equestrianhelmet #horseridinghelmet
How to do the Posting Trot on Horseback - Beginner Horse Riding Tips
Posting involves rising slightly out of the saddle matching your horse’s natural movement and keeps you from bouncing while the horse trots. While it may not seem natural at first, learning how to post on a horse will make trotting much easier. Get the top beginner horse riding tips here. #postingtrot #horsebackriding #equitation #horserookie
9 Powerful Ways You Can Restore Your Confidence Riding Horses
These are 9 different ideas you can use to build your confidence with horses & riding. Whether you are a beginner horse rider or experienced rider, and you want to build or rebuild your confidence with horses, this post is for you. If you are nervous, tense, or a fearful equestrian these confidence building ideas can help you too! #confidencebuildingwithhorses #buildingconfidencewithhorses #horseconfidencebuilding #horsefear #horseridingfear #horseridingconfidence #horsebackridingconfidence
2 Common Problems Riders Encounter Using An Opening Rein Aid | Sparkles Rainbows and Unicorns
For the open rein to be effective you need to be doing it correctly and there are two common faults or problems that riders encounter when using an opening rein. In this post I’ll go over what the two problems are. Then you can evaluate your own riding and decide whether you think you may have one of these problems when you use the open rein. Click the pin to keep reading blog post.#horseriding #horsebackriding #horseridingproblems #commonhorseridingproblems #openrein #reinproblems
Fix Your Opening Rein Riding Problem | Sparkles Rainbows and Unicorns
In the last two blog posts I’ve covered what an open rein is, why it’s useful and how to do it. Then I went over the 2 common problems rider encounter when using the open rein. In this post I am going over how to fix the open rein problems I discussed earlier in the second blog post above. So let’s go over how to fix problems using an opening rein. Click the link to keep reading blog post. #horseridingtips #horseridingproblems #part3 #openrein #ridingwithreins
Best Breeds For Equestrian Newbs
As a rider just getting started you may be wondering what the best horse breeds for beginners are. Maybe you want to lease a horse or someday buy a horse of your own, or maybe your just plain curious. #beginnerhorsebreeds #calmhorsebreeds #friendlyhorsebreeds