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Some Simple Tips For Safe Horse Riding

Horse riding is a fun filled adventure activity enjoyed by both professionals and amateurs. However, a little carelessness on the part of the rider or riding leader can cause serious accidents. Many people suffer bruises, sprains, strains, fractures, concussions, and dislocations because of horse riding accidents in Sydney, Gold Coast, Melbourne, Cairns, Brisbane, and other places in Australia. Here are some tips that can save you of any injuries during trail rides in Sydney, Melbourne, or anywhere else:You must never ever ride a horse without wearing a hard hat. No matter how experienced you are, there is always a risk of an accident, and a head injury can prove far more dangerous than a fracture or any other injury. So, to prevent a head injury you must never forget to wear a hard hat.Quite often, riders become too excited and start riding too fast on a rough terrain. Slippery mud, holes, and other obstacles can cause you to lose control if you are going too fast.An athletic horse can scare away an amateur,...

 


Australian Horses Different Breeds And Their Uses

Horses have served humans since times immemorial, whether it was for transportation, load carrying, leisure, or sports. Horses came to Australia in late 1700s. It is believed that a group of 7 horses and mares were bought into Australia in 1788, and the number grew to 70 in next one century through breeding. Originally, they were used for transportation, but later on, a breed of horses called Walers was produced using selective breeding. They offered a combination of speed and strength.Today, there are various breeds of horses available in Australia, and each is used for a different purpose including, leisure horseback riding, endurance riding, trail riding, work, jumping, dressage, and other purposes. Here is the list of most popular horses that originated in Australia, including their common uses and characteristics:Australian pony: These ponies have an average height of about 14 hands, which makes them just perfect for horse riding by small adults and children. They are used for horseback riding, trail rid...

 


Gifting Your Kid An Equestrian Holiday Is A Great Idea

Holiday season is round the corner, and everyone seems to be making plans for it. It's the time that you and your kids have been waiting for and you ought to make the best of it. There are several things that you can do this holiday season; go sit and relax on the beach, join hobby classes, or try something new like horse riding. Yes, horse riding is the best skill that you can learn, or teach to your kids. Start it off with a horse riding holiday to Sydney, Melbourne, Cairns, Brisbane, or Gold Coast.It is a great way to introduce your kids to the beautiful art of horse riding, and kick start a life long journey of equestrian adventures. Horse riding holiday is not just about riding horses, it's also about being close to nature, indulging in rigorous physical activity, and becoming mentally fit. So, it makes every sense to gift your child a horse riding holiday. Here is how horse riding can benefit your child, or for that matter any individual:Physical fitnessHorse riding offers immense health and fitness ben...

 




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