I remember growing up in town but having a dad who always wanted to own a farm. We would visit dad’s friends on the weekends, and they all had farms. I started riding horses bareback as a child. The horses only had a bridal for steering, and no saddle. I remember the first time riding in the fields and having so much fun. However, the next day my inner thighs ached something awful. I grew up to own horses, and now my wife and I buy childrens horse riding clothes for our daughters. They learned to ride horses without saddles, but they wear the uniforms and have fancy saddles for competitions. They are real horse kids who spend all their free time riding, grooming and learning how to compete.
They both have won a lot of ribbons, trophies and prizes. I am just a self-taught rider and so is my wife. We can ride rough trails and handle a horse even in tough terrain. Continue reading