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  • Western Riding Differences

    Similarities and Differences of English and Western Riding There are two major categories of horseback riding, English and western. There are many similarities and differences between English and western riding. Most riders prefer one style or another. There are 6.9 million horses and 7.1 million people in the United States that are part of the horse industry (http://www.theequestrianchannel.com/sitebuilde rcontent/sitebuilderfiles/2002USEFdemographics.pdf). According to Evans (2002) 97% of horseback riders ride horses for pleasure, 6% ride horses competitively, and 3% of riders ride for both pleasure and for competition. Evans (2002) also states that 80% of horseback riders prefer western, however among competitive horseback riders English…

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  • Comparison: English Riding Vs Western Riding

    Maddie Buxton 28 November 2017 4th 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).…

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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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  • 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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  • Horse Ride Research Paper

    Someone who is good at riding will seem like he is one with the horse. It looks so easy- all you have to do is just sit there, right? The rider can make the horse do anything that he pleases. All he needs to do is just will the horse to do so. When you are new to riding, there is no hiding your flaws. All of them will come to the surface. The horse will not look bad- he will seem at least five times smarter than you. Who does this stupid person think he is? He thinks he can control a horse…

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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: 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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  • How To Ride A Horse

    How to Ride a Horse Have you ever wondered how to ride a horse? Riding a horse is easy. You might have ever wondered how you can ride a horse. The following steps are simple introductions to teach you how to ride a horse. Make sure to follow the instructions carefully. First, you must get your horse and brush him to get all the dirt off the horse so you can have a clean ride and so the sattle may also be clean. Next, get the sattle up in the horse; keep in mind you lift up the sattle on the…

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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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