Health Benefits of Horseback Riding

There are plenty of physical, mental, and emotional Health Benefits of Horseback Riding. Even if it looks quite easy there is far more to it than only sitting on the horse and giving simple instructions. There are plenty of different ways to do horseback riding. Different locations, horses, and speeds give you a lot to discover. 

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Nature pure!
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It is healing!

You will certainly improve your body awareness, balance, and coordination. If you are on a horse for the first time you will probably get sore inner tight muscles. Riding, however, does strengthen many more muscles such as the leg, abdominal, shoulder, and back muscles. The faster you ride the tougher the workout. Horseback riding can be practiced done by all age groupers up to the golden years.

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Ecuador!
First Steps can be difficult 

The first steps might be tough but don’t worry you will get there. No matter how experienced you are, there is always something new to learn.

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Let’s do this!

Going for a ride with a horse is a fantastic connection with nature and animals. You will find it more and more relaxing along the road. It teaches you responsibility and your relationship will hopefully develop into a friendship over time. We highly recommend everyone to give it a try. If you show some courage you will be surely rewarded with a fantastic experience.

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We recommend!

Get a couple of instructions first and go step by step. It will be a great adventure for sure. It offers freedom, movement, and makes amazing feats of athleticism possible. And there is a total thrill with galloping across an open field, in tune with your mount. 

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Let’s go!
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So beautiful!
brown horse in a stable
Guapa
brown horse in a stable
What a beauty!
a brown horse from the front, Horseback riding
Go for it!
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Enjoy!
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Care about nature
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This was our article about the Health Benefits of Horseback Riding.

Read about horseriding at Rudy’s Rancho or Trekking Tips: Guide For Beginners.

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