Category Archives: Horseback Riding

9 Ways to Enjoy a Ride

 

Are you hankering to sit astride a horse and feel the outdoors? Are you ready to enjoy a ride? Here are nine ways to help you and your horse to enjoy a ride and day out in nature.

1. Are You and Your Horse Happy and Well?

Before starting out on a ride you both need to be feeling good. If you are not feeling well it’s not going to be a fun ride. So opt for another day. If your horse isn’t feeling good it’s not a good idea to go for a ride at all. He’ll be grumpy, stubborn, and will most likely be a struggle the whole ride. Who’s going to enjoy that?
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A Few Days At a Dude Ranch

Charley and I headed down a trail.

I’ve wondered what it would be like to spend a few days at a dude ranch. I wanted to experience the moments for myself. I have always wanted to ride a horse out on the open range; smell the air, feel a soft breeze in my hair, and especially feel the movements of a horse I am riding. There is something about being in the saddle and letting the horse step out in his natural habitat and absorbing nature. It’s hard to explain unless you experience it.
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Horse Riding Vacations: Ohio

Learning to cross a bridge.

I found two riding facilities in Ohio. One of them is a working dude ranch where the guests can participate in the actual running of the ranch.

KD Guest Ranch

Contact information:

9280 Young America Rd

Adamsville, Ohio 43802

Phone # (740) 796-0099

www.kdguestranch.com

The activity list is extensive at this guest ranch. Something for everyone for sure. It starts with a demonstration on how the ranch hands train the horses along with instructions on how to saddle, bridle, and ride a horse.

When a guest is joined with their new equine friend they are ready for a trail ride. This ranch features a lot of trail rides which is what dude ranches are all about, right?
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