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The Gritty Bit - A Series on Real Horse People Alexandra -19

  I feel closest to God on the back of a horse. I feel understood, I no longer feel unappreciated and underestimated. When on a horse, I feel overwhelmed with happiness,...

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English Riding Clothes – What Do You Need?

Are you new to the world of English riding? You see everyone wearing beautiful jackets, breeches (riding pants), and the tall boots and it has you wondering, what am I supposed to...

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The Gritty Bit - A Series on Real Horse People - Josey, 35

The Gritty Bit - A Series on Real Horse People - Josey, 35 “I’ve been blessed to grow up in this lifestyle of horses. My mom was a huge source of inspiration to me,...

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Is Horse Boarding Profitable?

If you run a horse boarding business or are considering starting one, you may look at the cost of running your business and ask yourself, “Is Horse Boarding...

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What to Expect During Your 1st Horseback Riding Lesson

If you want to learn to ride a horse, the first step is taking a lesson. This way, you’ll have a safe experience with a horse that takes care of its...

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The Gritty Bit – A Series on Real Horse People – Johna, 21

The Gritty Bit – A Series on Real Horse People – Johna, 21 --What made you decide to pursue a life that involved horses? I wanted something that I could do to...

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The Gritty Bit – A Series on Real Horse People – Nikki

The Gritty Bit – A Series on Real Horse People – Nikki "As a child, horses were an exciting, yet expensive, part of my life that my parents could not afford. I...

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How to Set Your Equestrian Goals in 2020

It’s a new year, and everywhere you look people are sharing their resolutions, goals, and resolving to become an entirely new person in 2020. We don't want you to feel...

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The Gritty Bit – A Series on Real Horse People – Sarah, 35

The Gritty Bit – A Series on Real Horse People – Sarah, 35 "The love for life with horses is what keeps me going. My dad was a huge source of inspiration in my...

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How to Use Our Horse Boarding Directory

We’ve gotten a few questions about our horse boarding directory lately, so we want to take this opportunity to tell you exactly how it works. We have built the largest...

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The Gritty Bit – A Series on Real Horse People – Tammy

Horses have always been a part of my life. I've been working professionally with them since I was 12. After raising children and working in the corporate world for over 20...

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Cowboy Dressage vs. Western Dressage

To an outsider, Cowboy Dressage and Western Dressage look exactly the same. Riders decked out in western tack ride tests on their horses, similar to those seen in traditional...

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The Gritty Bit – A Series on Real Horse People –Renata

The Gritty Bit – A Series on Real Horse People –Renata, 20 "Horses have always been there for me. I’m sure others can relate when I say that. I moved in...

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The Gritty Bit – A Series on Real Horse People –Skylar

The Gritty Bit – A Series on Real Horse People –Skylar "I've been taking horseback riding lessons for 6+ years. Throughout that time, my confidence has...

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The Gritty Bit – A Series on Real Horse People – Luke

“I have always had a dream to ride horses on an open prairie or through the Rocky Mountains. Since I was a boy, I enjoyed watching John Wane and Clint Eastwood westerns and...

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