Unwind on a short break to allow the new week to start fresh. Horse riding weekend breaks are perfect for charging your batteries and releasing stress. Just imagine galloping on an empty beach, or riding through a lush forest or boundless valley. What could be more relaxing? Whether you prefer majestic mountains or secluded coastlines, with weekend horseback riding vacations there's always something to choose from! Make your selection from all weekend riding holidays below and discover the beauty of nature on horseback.
Fear can be a result of many things. It can be a result of something new and exciting or something you haven’t tried yet. Naturally, you are expecting and possibly stressing over the outcome. Or, it can be a result of something you have already done that had scared you in the past.
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Horse riding is one of the most exhilarating sports, in terms of both physical and mental recreation. A recent equestrianism study revealed that there are more than 9 million horses in the US alone, while over 7 million people take part in horseback riding every year.
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!