Monthly Archives April 2014

Horse Riding Tips #2 – How to steer a horse

Horse Riding Tips #2 – How to steer a horse Every horseback rider must know how to correctly steer and control a horse while riding. You can learn these necessary skills by taking horse riding lessons in Mansfield at Sherwood Riding School. Until then, read on for some quick information about how to steer your horse. First, it is helpful to know which hand and leg are on the inside and which hand and leg are on the outside. Your inside leg and hand are on the same side as the direction you are turning in. The outside leg and
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How to ride a horse – posture and pressure

How to ride a horse #1 – posture and position In this little mini series I’m going to try and pass on some of our Nottinghamshire riding school’s instructors expert advice. In this lesson we’ll be discussing posture and pressure, but what this really boils down to is not to small p’s, but one big A - Attitude – one of the secrets of learning horse riding Have you every done one of those exercises where you make yourself laugh? No matter how you are really feeling, by forcing yourself to laugh, even though it’s only pretend, your body reacts
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