« Back to Blog Home

Five Common Equestrian Pet Peeves

“Horseback riding is great, though it’s not like it’s a real sport.”

Oh, really? Please show us how you would manage to control an animal that literally weighs half a ton and can technically do whatever he or she wants once you are up on his or her back. So many people have the misconception that all you do when riding a horse is “just sit there.”

There is major reason why we equestrians take years of horseback riding lessons: because it is a difficult sport.

Not a Real Sport

  • Published:
  • Updated: 10/20/2017: 9:54:46 AM ET