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Sure, heavy horse riding isn't as popular as the usual horse riding. But if you give it a try, we guarantee you won't regret it. With broad backs, feathery feet, and steady temperaments, heavy horses take riding to on a whole new level. Most breeds are at the risk of extinction, because they aren't in demand for cross country or dressage unlike their lighter counterparts. But don't be fooled. They're just as capable and attentive as riding horses. Whether you're experienced or a novice, these gentle giants will surely guide you with the utmost care.
One of the most frequently asked questions from novice riders is “what is the difference between English and Western riding?”, often followed by “which one is easiest?” Depending on where you learned to ride, you may already be comfortable with English or Western style riding without knowing the difference. So we will attempt to explain exactly that!
Are you thinking of going horseback riding for the first time? Don’t be ashamed if you’re a bit nervous about it, it’s only natural to feel that way when you’re about to ride a living animal! That said, you can’t let these emotions transform it into a scary or stressful experience. Just follow a few tips and make sure it is the fun, pleasant activity that horseback riding should be.
“A man in passion rides a horse that runs away with him.” – Thomas Fuller
Unleash your inner cowboy, the Indiana Jones or Lawrence of Arabia deep within, and hop in the saddle for the trip of a lifetime!
Growing up in a household where both parents adore animals certainly has its perks. As a toddler, where many of my friends would have to beg their parents for a kitten or a puppy, my house was already filled with (domesticated) animals to the point that some of our neighbors would lovingly refer to it as a ‘mini zoo’.