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 work ethic. They will see that life is more than just fun and games. After some hard work, the riding is that much more enjoyable. In the end, they will form a special bond with these magnificent creatures.

As you gain more experience it can also be extremely enjoyable to go trail riding. Always make sure you go with someone knowledgeable of horses and the trail. Here are tips to ensure everyone has a great time.

Also consider reading some beginner books to help your learn along the way. Find the best horse for beginners HERE.