Here are a few link I’ve been wanting to share lately!
~ Take a virtual farm tour of Little Bit Therapeutic Riding Center! I love seeing how they compost their manure.
~ Counting Elephants…what do you count?
~ This one made it’s way around Facebook already but in case you haven’t read it yet…Thermoregulation in Horses in Winter
~ All about trot poles in lessons! I can’t wait for the sequel.
~ A fascinating illustrated study on horse facial expressions! Or at least the muscles they use to make them, not necessarily what they mean.
~ Some Special Olympics Trail Patterns:
- AQHA Rules and Patterns for Equestrians With Disabilities – general rules and some great patterns
- Special Olympics Illinois Riding Patterns
- Special Olympics Georgia Guidelines and Patterns
- Special Olympics North Carolina Riding Patterns (listed on the right hand side)
Note: This is not professional advice, this is a blog. I am not liable for what you do with or how you use this information. The activities explained in this blog may not be fit for every rider, riding instructor, or riding center depending on their current condition and resources. Use your best personal judgment!