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Benefits of Riding

Benefits of Horse Riding

Learning to properly ride a horse offers numerous physical, social, and emotional benefits to the rider, including:

  1. Improved self-confidence.
  2. Improved risk-taking abilities.
  3. Development of patience.
  4. Emotional control and self-discipline. (The rider is in the driver's seat.)
  5. Development of respect and care for animals.
  6. Stimulates sensory integration.
  7. Improved visual spatial perception.
  8. Improved eye-hand coordination.
  9. Improved communication skills and multi-tasking abilities.
  10. Improved posture.
  11. Improved strength and conditioning of core muscles.
  12. Trust building