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I am new to horse riding

Discussion in 'Horse Riding and Training' started by peterlad, Dec 27, 2017.


  1. peterlad

    peterlad PetForums Newbie

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    Hi guys

    I have started riding a horse these days! in fact, it is very enjoyable, but I am always afraid of falling down! how can I overcome this feeling? I used to feel such bad feeling when I was galloping at a desert place!
     
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    planete PetForums Senior

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    Which country are you in? If you have riding schools where you are go and have some lessons. Getting on a horse and ending up at a gallop without first learning the basics would scare anybody! In fact you are jolly lucky not to have fallen off.
     
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    Lurcherlad PetForums VIP

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    I agree.

    Start with the basics, establishing balance and a good seat and hands.

    Better for you and the horse's mouth and back.
     
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    Wiz201 PetForums VIP

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    Most places will have you just staying in walk to establish balance and then you may start trotting.
     
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