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How-To Overcome Peer Pressure on the Trail!
I used to ride with a large group of horse people. There was this woman that knew it all when it came to horses and riding.
Why are horse people so darn OPINIONATED?
I think perhaps because I was a new horse owner she felt she was being helpful to me. We did several rides together as a group. She would tell me how to go over bridges with my horse, how to recover when my horse and I fell down a hill, and basically how to think and act around my horse.
The FUNNY part was, she had no idea how I felt or how my horse felt.
We were on this one ride in late spring, the snow melt runoff was at its peak. She told me to ride over the bridge, but I felt more comfortable getting off my horse and leading him across. Why?
Because I knew I could keep myself and my horse safe by doing it that way, and you know what? It built TRUST and CONFIDENCE in my horse.
My "friend" kept saying I could and should have ridden him across. In her eyes I was weak because I got off of him and lead him across.
I'm here to tell you to trust your gut instincts and live to ride another day. There is nothing WRONG with getting off of your horse to lead him/her over/by an obstacle that is challenging.
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Horse Trail Riding Safety and Etiquette: Tips and Advice for Safe and Fun Trail Riding
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