With such a diverse terrain and wonderful climate, it's impossible not to be tempted to go on a horse riding holiday in Portugal. No one can deny that it is a country full of wondrous nature. There's everything from lush forests, rivers, and valleys to picturesque beaches, cliffs, and coves. One thing to know when you go horse riding in Portugal is its special link to the Luisitano. If you're ready to hop on for such a refreshing experience, then book your Portugal horse riding vacation today!
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!