Tips and Tricks for the Lesson Rider

When it comes to riding, not all of us are lucky enough to own our own horse. Some of us, borrow horses from week to week from the school for an hour or so. We learn to develop our skills on different horses. It can usually be a challenge as consistency is lacking.

But if your paychecks don't allow you to have a horse of your own, I've come up with a list of different things that'll help your lessons go a little smoother.
-Bring your own tack-
Now I don't mean that you should go out and buy your own bridle, girth and boots. Let's face it, that's unrealistic for a horse that isn't yours. What is helpful, however, is having your own saddle. Something that is comfortable for you. 
It'll add a little bit more consistency in your ride knowing that you're sitting on something familiar to you. Granted, the saddle must also fit the horse. If you usually ride the same horse, this might not be as much of an issue.
If you don't have money for a saddle or yo…


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