Why practice horseback riding ?

The first good reason to practice horseback riding is that it is a sport. And we all know that sport is good for your health. It is proven that riding makes the support muscles, especially those of the back, work. And a big advantage too, is that there is no age limit for equestrian activities.

Also, horse sports are subdivided into many disciplines. This way, enthusiasts will be able to choose the activities that best suit them. Studies have also shown that horseback riding increases self-confidence. Many parents choose to introduce their children to horseback riding because it makes them more responsible. Horse care, training, cleanliness as well as taking care of the horse’s equipment will help develop a sense of responsibility.

Horseback riding, a sport & an outdoor leisure activity

Dressage

Dressage

This is the stage that allows the horse to improve its balance, regularity and tension in its back.

Endurance

Endurance

To improve your horse’s endurance, you should practice trotting and riding regularly.

The hitch

The hitch

The choice of carriage depends on the intended use of the horses.

Getting well equipped for an equestrian competition

If you want to take part in equestrian competitions, you must comply with all the rules concerning the physical conditions of horses and riders. Among these conditions, those concerning the equipment of the horse and rider are probably the strictest. It is therefore important to learn them.

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Getting well equipped for an equestrian competition
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Horse breed - Which horse for which rider?

In order to find out which horse is right for you, you must first of all look at your level, your budget, your preferred discipline and your expectations. It is only by having the answer to all these questions that you will be able to determine which horse is right for you.

Horseback riding & treks

For a week or more, you will immerse yourself in the world of horses and enjoy an equestrian stay that is as instructive as it is touristy. It can be the subject of courses in a riding school, outdoor horseback riding and lazing around. You will then discover the most beautiful sites in the world…

Also, the economy benefits from the advantages of equestrian tourism. Indeed, it is an activity that creates professions. These are jobs directly related to the practice of horse riding or jobs around the sale of equipment. Since it is an activity related to nature, it contributes to the preservation of rural areas and the landscape.