When it comes to horses, ‘older’ usually means ten to fifteen years outdated, however many horses of their twenties are nonetheless great riding horses. If you solely plan to ride recreationally as soon as every week or so, an older horse is a perfect choice. Many older horses are capable of a full competitors schedule as long as you’re aware of any limitations corresponding to arthritis, and are prepared to place a bit further into feeding and upkeep. An older horse can give you the chance to polish your skills, with out having to worry about coaching the horse or instructing it to behave.
Sommer Smith grew up in rural Oklahoma and fell in love with horses at an early age. Her first horse was a cow pony that she shared with her older sister, however she taught herself the way to ride and learned much about caring for her horse via trial and error. Still in love with horses as an grownup, she took lessons at a Southern Hills Riding Academy in Tulsa to discover ways to journey English, one thing she had at all times needed to do. She learned advanced dressage, showjumping, cross country and competed in … Read More