Not only does riding horses and being in contact with these special animals give pleasure, it is also an unique tool to boost your body and mind. There are an increasing number of scientific studies that confirm the special benefits of horseriding..
1) A Horse helps you to be a Better Person
Who wants to advance in equestrian sports needs to learn how to communicate in a different way. A horse helps you to open your channels of non-verbal communication and discover a more profound connection with nature. You will develop your empathy and learn how to lead through confident persuasion and improve your focus and patience.
2) A Horse improves your Physical Health
To become a centaur and "merge with your horse, you need to work on your:
core muscles (abdominal, back, pelvis, hips) to maintain a balanced, relaxed posture
sense of balance and straightness, so as not to hinder the horse
coordination to guide your horse's movements in an ever more imperceptible way
mental agility (tact) to feel and stay in the movement and listen to the horse
3) A Horse trains your problem-solving and improvisation skills
A horse has its own mind and rapid reactions, but prefers to follow someone who keeps him safe and sound and knows how to resolve situations. Unexpected things can occur and you need to be able to react in a fast and just way to maintain the confidence of your horse.
4) A Horse improves your Mental Health
A horse is a social being, just like us, who enjoys company, seems to know how you feel and won't pass on your secrets. This way it helps people feel better.
5) A Horse helps you make New Friends
Who loves horses, will make new friends, all over the world.
6) A Horse helps you Compete
In the world of horses, it doesn't matter if you are man or woman, adult or child or if you have physical or mental limitations.
7) Being with Horses is fun and relaxing
After a good ride your stress disappears and you will feel immense satisfaction. And just watching horses graze or interact can bring peace of mind.