10 Things Only Equestrians Understand
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10 Things Only Equestrians Understand

Yes, it IS a sport. Yes, I fall all the time. No, I do not ride in jeans with a cowgirl hat on.

10 Things Only Equestrians Understand
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Growing up I have always wanted to own a horse. My grandparents own a well known equestrian facility in Georgia, so I have been riding since I was born. A bond between a person and their horse is a bond so strong that it cannot be broken. Everywhere I went I wanted to be around horses, even forcing my family to go on trail rides during vacations. Horses have been a part of my life for as long as I can remember has taught me great responsibility, as well as 14 things that all equestrians can relate to.

1. The looks you get when you wear your riding attire in public

2. Horses spook at anything and everything

3. Your horse deciding to show how disobedient it can be right in front of the judges

4. The look your horse gives you after making you fall

Thanks for that.

5. Trying to take a picture of your horse....

Only for your horse to do this.

6. Giving your horse a bath only for them to roll in dirt right after

7. Ponies

The most stubborn creatures of all time.

8. Walking through a tack shop is like a kid in a toy store

Saddles, bridles, and boots, oh my!

9. When someone tells your horseback riding is not a sport

You try sitting on a one-ton animal with a mind of its own and tell it to jump over a 3-foot fence!

10. Having your horse as your best friend, and having it any other way

Horseback riding is something every little girl dreams of doing, and I know it is something I will do for the rest of my life.

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