Georgia Horseback News

Dealing With A Horse's Fear | Top Tips October 03 2015

Recently I read an interesting article about horses and their fear.  It highlighted how important it is to always see our man-made world through the eyes of our horse. It really resonated with me. Horses are so frequently misunderstood. Fight & Flight We all know horses have a 'fight or flight' fear mechanism and usually they display the latter. To know how to deal with their fear correctly, it's very...

5 Things I Wish I Had Been Told Before I Started Riding September 05 2015

1. Competing will be 80% bad and 20% good. You’ll be sky-high one minute, and then back down to earth with a bang the next minute. Riding is tough. Very tough. Every rider will no doubt more or less agree with the above statistic. It takes an incredible amount of hard work and determination to be successful in riding. I wish I’d known just how hard it would be when...