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Horse Riding: When is the Right Age to Start Learning?

Most parents want their kids to unlock as many skills as possible hence, they enroll them in ballet, martial arts, swimming, and art school. Kids raised by parents who love animals, and the outdoors may develop interests that are leaning more towards adrenaline activities such as rock climbing, and horse riding.

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How to Increase My Stamina When Horse Riding?

Horse riding is a vigorous activity. The fitter you are the more stamina you will have to enjoy life in the saddle without sore muscles or getting tired afterwards. Of course, there are rider disciplines which will require a higher level of fitness than casual riders. Eventing, polo, or classical dressage are good examples where more stamina will give you an advantage.

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Samshield Helmets Keeping Heads Safe

Samshield helmets pride themselves on putting safety first in the products they create, so you can imagine how ecstatic we were to receive the following email from one of our valued customers.

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Lucy Deslauriers

Lucy Deslauriers is a young rider who is increasingly involved in show jumping competitions. Lucy started horse riding at a very young age and started competing at the age of 8/9, which further developed her passion.

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COVID-19 Relief and Recovery Edition of the Great Charity Challenge presented by Fidelity Investments®

The GCC (Great Charity Challenge) was created to help small non-profit organizations (NPO) since the 2008 crisis in a context where donations were rarer. In its first year, GCC was able to raise over $ 400,000 to help 24 local NGOs. Today GCC helps over 30 different NGOs and raises over a million dollars a year. It is thanks to the joint effort of local and equestrian communities that these results have been possible.

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What Are The Main Causes Of Horseback Riding Injury?

The practice of horseback riding as a sport or recreational activity can be a great source of fulfillment and joy, but it should be done with care. Indeed, the horse is endowed with its own will and it must therefore be understood, but you must also be careful about the decisions you make as a rider so as not to hurt or harm your horse. In this article, we will go over several rules that you can keep in mind the next time you go riding. While this is mostly for beginners a few reminders are sometimes helpful.

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What Kind of Shoes Do I Need for Horse Riding?

Choosing shoes for horse riding is an important decision because good quality riding shoes are critical to comfort and safety. In short, selecting the wrong pair of shoes for riding will hold you back in the saddle.

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What equipment do I need to start horse riding? (Horse's edition)

If you've recently started riding and enjoyed it, you might be tempted to own a horse. But just like you, your horse needs the right equipment too. This equipment will be used to better handle your horse, to be more stable when riding it, but also not to hurt it when you get on it. In this article, we will introduce you to the main equipment to have for your horse to start horse riding.

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What equipment do I need to start horse riding?

If you are considering starting horseback riding there are several things you should know before you even start, and it begins with what clothes you will wear. Although many people wear only jeans and simple shoes for the first time, all of these clothes will need to be changed very quickly to improve your comfort, your safety and that of your horse. In this article, we will quickly take a look at the main equipment you need to have to start well.

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Flex-On Safe-On Safety Stirrups Review

My interest in safety stirrups skyrocketed this summer after learning about an accident in which the rider got caught, foot in stirrup and the result was a tragedy. It shook me. I knew peacock irons were a thing for children you know, those half metal stirrup irons where the outside part is like a big rubber band...

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