The second important item is riding boots. You never know when your horse might accidentally put his hoof on your toes. So, it is advisable to wear your boots even when you are feeding your horse or grooming. They are a must to save your legs from chaffing. The sole of the boot must be smooth enough to provide more safety against the catching of feet in the stirrup.
13. What helps you to let go? Do you find that you’re always trying to be the perfect family member, parent and employee? However, dealing with emotions requires the opposite of trying it requires an ability to let go and let the emotions wash over you.
The most important item of horse riding clothing is a correctly fitting helmet. This is a safety essential and should be fitted by someone who knows how to do this properly. The Helmet should fit snugly, not too tightly, but enough that it does not rock forward or to the side. Different brands vary slightly in shape, so try a few on to get the best fit for you.
That means it is not unusual for competitors to share advice, equipment or even horses. “If you have a horse lose a shoe or come up lame, you’ll have half a dozen girls saying, ‘Here, use mine’,” Jerri said. That is one of the things she enjoys most about the sport.
Don’t ride alone. Adults who are comfortable around horses should be nearby. The best situation is for you to ride under the supervision of a qualified, experienced, and patient instructor. The particular riding discipline doesn’t matter. Good experiences can be had no matter what form of riding you do, Western or English.
Aside from sports, horseback riding can also be fun for both young and adults alike. For this reason, each horseback rider should have the appropriate horse equestrian appreal with him. This will not only give the rider a good fashion sense but as well as protection.
These ideas are just food for thought when considering buying a horse. We did not cover the cost of feed, bedding and monthly board. I also did not cover costs incurred in breeding horses. Those will be covered at a later date. Before, you consider buying a horse, research very carefully all that is involved in the cost and care of owning a horse. Research at your local library, talk to people, and go to some local barns to get some general ideas.