How To Turn Left Riding A Horse
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How To Turn Left Riding A Horse

Now we’re going to look at how to turn a horse gently and smoothly left. What we’re going to do is ask Jennifer to walk Chester on (in the same way as we did earlier, with a nudge) and when she gets to the turn, she’s going to bring her inside rein, which is her […]

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How To Mount A Horse Using A Mounting Block
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How To Mount A Horse Using A Mounting Block

This is how we’re going to learn how to mount a horse correctly. So, Jennifer’s going to bring Chester to the mounting block. Chester’s very used to this type of mounting block. Make sure your horse is well trained and get someone to give you a hand if you’re not sure. It’s really important you […]

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Riding Side Saddle – The Victorian Way
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Riding Side Saddle – The Victorian Way

Good morning, my name is Miss Willoughby. I’ve had the most charming visit here at Audley End House. Whenever I stay with my aunt in Littlebury I always take the opportunity to take a ride out and visit the house. I’ve always been grateful for my aunt encouraging me to learn to ride side saddle […]

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How To Ride Side Saddle Like A Victorian Lady
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How To Ride Side Saddle Like A Victorian Lady

My name’s Rebecca and today I’m dressed in period costume from the late Victorian period. As you can see I am riding side saddle on this lovely Irish Hunter who’s called Kane. Now, side saddles have been around for thousands of years and originally ladies would sit on the side saddles facing completely to the […]

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