Horsewalking is one of the most requested activities in the world of non-competitive horse riding. Within everyone’s reach and always with the necessary safety parameters, it offers the opportunity to enjoy nature exclusively and in the company of a noble friend like the horse. So if you want to pull the plug for a while, what could be better than a few days on horseback?
Choose the horseback ride that best suits your needs
Many approach horseback riding without knowing the world of country riding and it is therefore important to understand what can be the right choice with respect to your own needs and expectations.
This experience can vary depending on the duration, the degree of difficulty it presents, the preparation of its participants, the shape of the territory, and the horse that is made available. All ingredients that strongly characterize the success of the experience.
Types of horseback riding
The classic walk can be done in many ways depending on the place where it takes place or the experiences that can be done there.
There are many experiences to live a horseback ride:
- riding on the beach (which can only be carried out at certain times of the year and following the rules of the law)
- riding with tasting (which also includes a moment of refreshment to experience the country culture typical of those who live and work with the horse)
- horseback riding with guided tour of historic centers or places of worship
- riding at night to the glow of the moon
- riding with guide in nature reserves
- on horseback with a visit to archaeological excavations
Riding for beginners
Some people are frightened by the size of a horse, its power and vitality, but it is soon realized that it is a docile and delicate animal with which it is possible to “dialogue” and establish a pleasant relationship.
For beginners it is therefore advisable to choose a riding or equestrian center that offers short-term horseback riding,which includes an introduction to the horse approach and which have meek and suitable horses for those who are not experienced.
The ideal can be a small but beautiful walk followed by a moment of sharing and tasting in order to learn about the wide culture of equestrian tourism, which goes far beyond the simple mount on horseback.
An experience to live at least once in a lifetime
It’s an experience that should be done at least once in a lifetime. Being immersed in nature is already a beautiful feeling for the show that, continuously, it offers us; but living these sensations on a horse is something wonderful. He feels that he himself is part of this nature. You can create with him a natural symbiosis, you can get to breathe with his own breath and to look with his own gaze. Riding a horse you soon forget the stress of everyday life and leave room for relationship, beauty, peace and everything that nature can convey.
For this reason you will find numerous centers that, together with the horse, offer experience of inclusion, growth and training for the youngest and non-youth.
A horseback ride can give you emotions that you don’t expect and make you discover a fantastic world, like that of equestrian tourism.