Benefits of Riding
Benefits of Horse Riding
Learning to properly ride a horse offers numerous physical, social, and emotional benefits to the rider, including:
Improved risk-taking abilities.
Development of patience.
Emotional control and self-discipline. (The rider is in the driver's seat.)
Development of respect and care for animals.
Stimulates sensory integration.
Improved visual spatial perception.
Improved eye-hand coordination.
Improved communication skills and multi-tasking abilities.
Improved strength and conditioning of core muscles.