Stirrup irons. They’re not the most glamorous part of the saddle; they’re just sort of there. You put your foot in them, they support your weight and you go on about your life. They’re pretty unassuming, overall. But what if they’re more to them than I realized?
Title: Riding Simplified Author: Margaret Cabell Self Publisher: Ronald Press Company, New York Date: 1948 Pages: 77 Topic: Horsemanship, beginning riding Overall Rating: 4 out of 5 My Take: This was a quick read and worth it the couple of hours it took to read it straight through. While certainly geared toward beginners, it’s always good to be reminded of the basics. The … More Book: ‘Riding Simplified’ by Margaret Cabell Self
I recently came across a post called “Top 3 Reasons Why America’s Producing so Many Mediocre Instructors” and was intrigued enough to read it. Partially, my curiosity stemmed from the fact that I don’t believe my instructors are mediocre. Not in the least. So I looked back at my instructors growing up…nope, my most influential … More Are American Riding Instructors Mediocre?