Horsemanship is fun, relaxing, challenging and demanding, exhilarating and rewarding. As with any sport, riding calls for training before you can participate safely and effectively. You’ll probably find your life will never be the same after you have started to ride. Horses are amazing animals. Horses have been ridden for thousands of years, back then it was through necessity as opposed to pleasure. To become an accomplished rider, you need to understand all these attributes in depth. As a rider, you are going to require an understanding and be able to communicate that understanding to your horse. Taking time out to look into the world from the horse’s perspective will provide you with a far better understanding of a horses life which will in turn improve your riding skills and provide you with enjoyment when you’re around a stable yard environment. The equine world is at your fingertips if you just learn how to use them. Lessons on Horsemanship Getting up on a horse’s back can be an exciting experience, but it can also be a frightening and frustrating experience, made more so when you have very little knowledge on the subject. The notion that you just need to just sit up there and let the horse do his thing is unbelievably quite common. Horses have minds of their own and will think and see where they’re going (unlike cars, which need direction every inch of the way), don’t fall victim it can have disastrous results.