Top 5 Reasons Why You Should Ride Horses Like You Downhill Ski

Man, I needed to read this before I hit the slopes in Utah. I probably wouldn’t have been such a miserable failure, then! What a great read!

Horse Listening

ski to rideIt snowed today.

With winter fast approaching in these parts, my thoughts have naturally fallen to winter sports and activities.

I’m fairly new to downhill skiing. But that didn’t hold me back when I first started learning all about conquering the hill. I’ll tell you why: because thanks to a fellow rider and skier who took me under her wings, I discovered that there are so many commonalities between skiing down a hill and riding a horse that it was all a breeze once I knew what to do!

The funny part was that after I developed my downhill skiing skills, I got better at riding! (Isn’t that always the case – in life?)

If you’ve ever skied downhill, you too might recognize the parallels between skiing and horseback riding. So, in preparation for the ski season, here are the top 5 ways that you can keep up your riding…

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I'm just a girl who loves horses, who's asking horses to love her back. Right now I'm training a wild mustang. Or he's training me. You decide.
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