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  • Essay On Barrel Racing

    football, baseball, soccer, and golf. What many people don’t know is that there are many different sports that include horses. Barrel racing and show jumping are two very different sports. They do share some similarities, though. The obvious one is that they both involve a horse, but there are many more similarities than just that. The most important similarities and differences between barrel racing and show jumping are the training, the speed, and the apparel of the rider and the tack of the horse. Barrel racing is an extremely thrilling sport for both rider and spectators. It takes more than just talent to be a successful barrel racer. The training that is needed plays a big role in the…

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  • Pacific Crest Trail Essay

    better choice for a challenging trip, as well as a break from society. Riding the trail would, of course, require a horse, not just one horse, but two. There are no restrictions for what breed of horse an intrepid rider can bring but the Pacific Crest Trail Association suggests that it is a strong, and a surefooted horse who is, most importantly, experienced on the trail. This would mean taking the horse on test trips and exposing them to all the things they might experience while on the…

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  • Personal Narrative Essay: The Fear Of A Horse

    I love my horse, so much that sometimes it seems like he may even be the center of my life, but, hard as it seems to imagine, there was once a time when I was scared of my horse or/and any horse for that matter. It all started on a warm summer day, my family and I were out for a ride on our horses, we stopped at a neighbors house to visit and their youngest daughter Mckenna wanted to ride along. Since they did not have their own horse and she was too young to ride alone, they let her ride with…

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  • Barrel Race-Personal Narrative

    hanger on the tack room wall. I've been to barrel races so may times in the past twenty years that I should be at ease, but I'm almost more anxious now than I've ever been before. Walking toward the gate, lost in my thoughts, I'm wondering what the night ahead has in store for my partner and I. When I say "partner" I mean my horse. She is not only my partner but one of the best friends I have ever had. Her soft nicker quickly quiets my thoughts as I look up to see her walking to the gate…

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  • Windridge's Reflection

    Windridge Reflection Paper 1. Why is a horse therapeutic? During the eleven weeks at Windridge I have experienced the physical, emotional, psychological, and social aspect of why a horse can be therapeutic. While being on a horse you are working on to improve balance, coordination, circulation, respiration, proprioception, agility, self-confidence and mental relaxation. A horse can stimulate multiple senses that are beneficial for a rider, such as smell, auditory, and tactile. One huge plus for…

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  • Essay On Hippotherapy

    type of therapy process. Hippotherapy is a type of therapy that involves horses and people working together. The children will brush, tack, and ride their horse. Riding the horse allows the child to use their core more; therefore, improving their balance, and even motor functions. Through the years, hippotherapy has evolved and broken off into four separate types. There is: valuing, riding therapy, hippotherapy, and rehabilitation riding. Another researcher then narrowed it down to two types:…

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  • Short Summary Of Seabiscuit By Ron Pollard

    imagination at the height of the Great Depression. A classic underdog, the little horse with a big heart came back from what could have been a career ending injury to win the Santa Anita Handicap race in 1940. In an age when horses were becoming obsolete for travel and farming due to the popularity of automobiles, Seabiscuit and other equine athletes helped ensure that horse racing remained relevant as a sport. The book begins by discussing Seabiscuit's owner, Ron Howard, a self-made…

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  • The Stolen Horse: A Short Story

    The Stolen Horse It was a nice sunny day in July. Isabella was practising riding her horse, Festia. Festia was an adorable, clever, charming, and lovely horse. Isabella wanted to win the Festoon Horse Race. Only ten people could join and, finally, one person would win. “Let’s have a break, Festia,” Isabella said. Hap, hap, said Festia. Isabella was a talented horse rider, and she wanted to win the race very much. “Let’s go, Festia! The race is next week, so we have to practise!” shouted…

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  • Personal Narrative: My New Horse

    finally be meeting my new horse that my father had purchased for me. She looked sort of like vanilla ice cream with Oreo cookies, thats what her color reminded me of the first time I placed my eyes on her. I had no choice in choosing her name, as my father had already chosen for me, her name was Canela. I would have remembered this as the happiest day in my life; six years old and getting my new horse, well happiest day for now. My ranch was located in a small village in Mexico called Potrero,…

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  • Rope Horse Pros And Cons

    slowly backs his horse into the metal box. Nerves are pulsing through his body. He looks to the left and sees the steer is ready and looks even farther to the left and makes eye contact with his partner. He gives the look and nods his head. After that, it’s all so fast the steer launches forward and his partner swings the rope, and it is thrown, he prays for the best. Lucky for him the rope lands around the horns and his partner dallys up and turns left. Now it’s all up to him and his horse,…

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