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Month: May 2018

Is Horseback Riding Safe?

Is Horseback Riding Safe?

“You’ll keep her safe right?” pleads the mother of a young student getting ready to ride for the first time. “I’ll do my best,” I reply. Of course I’ll do my best. I’m not in the business of getting kids hurt. But is horseback riding safe? No. Horseback riding is not safe. Riding in a car is not safe. Walking to school is not safe. Playing football is not safe. Heck, even eating isn’t safe. You could choke you know!…

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The Benefits of Riding Horses

The Benefits of Riding Horses

Horses are Therapeutic There’s a t-shirt that says “My Therapist Lives in a Barn.” This is true for me, and I think it’s suggestive of one of the many benefits of riding horses, or even just being around them. And there are many. So if you’re reading this and you’re hoping to convince your parents, spouse, or anyone else that riding horses would be a good thing for you, keep on reading. Because I’m going to give you lots of…

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