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  • Comparison: English Riding Vs Western Riding

    Hour Composition English Riding v Western Riding Western and English are two completely different styles of equestrian riding. Not only are the types of events different, but the tack and the types of horses used as well. English riding came about long before western riding. English riding originated in in England and was then brought to the United States. English riding is considered to be the traditional way of horseback riding (English or Western). English saddles are designed much different than western saddles. An English saddle is designed to be close fitting to allow the rider close contact with the horse. A western saddle is much heavier and has more parts to the saddle. Western saddle were designed…

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  • City Ranch Case Study

    just five minutes away from Baltimore city. City Ranch’s purpose is to provide horsemanship and horseback experiences to inner-city kids in the greater Baltimore metropolitan area. The non-profit organization has been operating since 2007. The ranch offers a variety of lessons such as horseback riding and therapy riding. Pony parties and workshops in horsemanship and in general horse care are also offered. “We began with one horse and one mission and that is to make horsemanship available and…

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  • Styles Of Horseback Riding

    Horseback Styles Horseback riding has been a popular activity for more than two centuries. Horses were mostly used for work early on, but it gradually came to be a fun activity/sport. There are two main styles of riding, Western and English, which have differing histories, tack, and events. The history of the styles of riding has affected how they are experienced today. Western riding originated from the cowboys in the “Wild West.” They used their horses for herding cattle and bringing back…

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  • Argumentative Essay: Grandpa's Getaway Trips

    To him it 's where he gets away from all the social media and his work to to have fun with friends and family. Grandpa says, “There are really two kinds of trips” (0:41). There are these trail rides he goes on by himself then family float trips. When he goes trail riding he usually goes down in South Missouri or Illinois. He usually takes one or two mules up with him and rides for couple days or weeks it depends if he needs to come back home for work. Grandpa told me once that he and his friends…

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  • Road Captain Research Paper

    Congratulations!!! You have joined American Legion Riders Post 38, one of the greatest riding organizations in the world. Our number one goal is to ride safe and have fun while representing the American Legion in a public venue. In order to have fun riding in a group, we have to be safe and that means all riders know and understand the importance of safety. This manual is designed to help you understand our riding program and what you can expect when participating in group rides. The most…

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  • Importance Of Rodeo

    Many events throughout an individual 's life will help to shape the kind of person they become. These events can be both depressing and inspirational. Examples of life altering events may include the loss of a loved one, the birth of a child, near-death experiences, or even participating in large scale events that comply with either their life goals or career paths. One event that has helped to shape my own life was attending the NHSFR, or National High School Finals Rodeo. I qualified as the…

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  • Brief Summary Of Kinslee's Riding Horse Training

    Kinslee has been riding horses for around seven years. She started with the very basics of riding horses and advanced from there. She is now jumping horses at around two foot three inches and showing them in the academy beginner division. Kinslee completely fell in love with the sport and the animals. She even know works with them everyone weekend by being the barn hand where she rides. People often tell Kinslee "Riding is not a workout or a sport because the horse does all of the work."…

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  • Personal Narrative: My Western Horse Show

    “Courage is being scared to death but saddling up anyway.” - John Wayne I had been riding and practicing almost every day during the summer, getting ready to perform at Scioto County’s 4-H Western Horse Show on Wednesday during fair week. My 4-H group members were supportive and enjoyed me being their secretary. My mom and sisters were major characters in my story. My passion for riding grew deeply in the show ring that day. The first show I performed in was the Fun Show on Sunday which starts…

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  • Personal Narrative: Riding An Untamed Horse

    I had always been around horses growing up. I learned how to ride horses at a very young age. However, all the horses I rode were always well trained. Therefore, riding an untamed horse was something completely new to me. I knew when I had purchased Mystic she was untamed and I was aware of all the risk that came with an untamed horse, but I purchased her anyways. The next few months consisted of a lot of ground work with Mystic that would lead up to the day that I was going to have to ride an…

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  • Process Essay On Horse Training

    There are as many different styles and training methods as there are professional horse trainers, and the horse training books that are available are to numerous to mention. However, there is some agreement on the basic methods on how to train a horse, and caring for the horse hoof problems that will face anyone who's responsible for the animal. Do you have a foal that will need to be trained for riding? If you are looking for basic information on ways to train a horse after they have been…

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