What is the difference between Western and English Riding?
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What is the difference between Western and English Riding?

There are many types of riding styles, but in North America and many other places, western and English are most common. If you're just learning to ride you may be curious about the differences between English and western riding styles. The basics of each are actually very similar.…

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Common Horse Questions
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Common Horse Questions

Are Horses Mammals? The horse (Equus ferus caballus) is one of two extant subspecies of Equus ferus. It is an odd-toed ungulate mammal belonging to the taxonomic family Equidae. The horse has evolved over the past 45 to 55 million years from a small multi-toed creature, Eohippus, into the large, single-toed animal of today.…

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What is the difference between a horse and a pony?

A common misconception is that ponies are baby horses. Ponies stay small their whole lives and there are distinct differences. Difference by size The easiest way to tell the difference between a pony and a horse is by size. If you’re an English rider, ponies are under 14.2…

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Learning to ride is fun!

Learning to ride can be an enjoyable experience for someone of any age. Riding is also not just a "girl thing". Boys can also join in on the fun. After all, a cowboy has to start somewhere! Working with horses can teach children some great life lessons and…

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