How to ride a Horse In Five Steps

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How to ride a Horse In Five Steps. By Suzanne Randolph. Step One. Get horse from stall or pasture with appropriately fitted halter and lead rope. Tie horse to a safe solid place with an appropriate horse knot - PowerPoint PPT Presentation

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<p>How to ride a Horse In Five Steps</p> <p>How to ride a HorseIn Five StepsBy Suzanne RandolphStep OneGet horse from stall or pasture with appropriately fitted halter and lead rope. Tie horse to a safe solid place with an appropriate horse knotBrush horse with the curry comb and bristle brush and with the help of an adult pick horses four hooves. </p> <p>Step Two</p> <p>Get a saddle pad and place it in a forward direction in the center of the horses back. Get saddle and double check that your saddle pad is still straight. Place saddle on the back of the horse. Buckle the girth tight so the saddle will stay on.Step Three</p> <p>Get bridle and place the reigns around the neck of the horse.Carefully take off bridle and place the bit so the horse can easily put it in their mouth.Place hands above ears and out the headpiece over them.Buckle all the buckles loosely so the horse is comfortable, but tight enough the bridle stays in position. Step FourMake sure your hard hat is nice and tight and boots have a heel so your foot does not go through the stirrup all of the way. Remember that these are very big animals and can get scared easily so be very cautious when riding.Get on horse with a step stool on the left side. Hold reigns in your left hand and hold saddle with your right. Place your left foot in stirrup and step up. Step 5 </p> <p>When you mount the horse put the other foot in the other sturrip and place reigns even in both hands.Make sure you have tight reins in case of an emengency.Kick your feet gently on both sides to go. </p> <p>Have Fun Riding!</p>