Equestrian Buying Guide
People have been riding horses for thousands of years and although the invention of the motor vehicle has somewhat lessened the need for horses, equestrianism, as a sport, is more popular than ever.
The classic form of horse riding which uses an English saddle as opposed to the Western saddle. There are many different forms of English riding competitions which include:
- Classical Dressage
- Show Jumping
This form of horseback riding emerged from the American West where riding traditions stemmed from the ranching activities dome by the cowboys. Despite its American origins, this riding style is gaining popularity all over the world, including the UK. The forms of competition in Western riding include:
- Western Pleasure
- Team Penning