What To Expect On Your First Lesson

When you first decide to take up riding, you’ll have to think about all sorts …

Starting & Walking

Once you are sitting correctly in the saddle, you’re ready to start walking. So you …

Stopping & Dismounting

An essential part of learning to ride is knowing how to ask your pony to …

How To Make Turns

Beginners start by learning to sit quietly, whether the pony is walking or standing, keeping …

The Sitting & Rising Trot

With walking and turning mastered, it is time to move on to the trot. There …

From Trot To Canter

Once you are used to the rhythm, cantering is more comfortable than trotting. Not many …

Galloping – Top Speed

Learning to gallop is what most new riders dream about. It’s a very exciting stage …

Exercises In The Saddle

Having mastered the basics of riding, it is a good idea to do some simple …

Adjusting The Tack

When you’re used to the feel of sitting on a pony, you’re ready to learn …

Know Your Paces

The Walk The walk is a regular four-time movement and the horse always has two …