Different Types of Horse Riding Equipment

These are the basic types of horse riding equipment that you need to purchase to ride your own horse. Make sure to purchase them from a reputable store, so that you will get the best value for your money. – Horse Riding Boots for you and your horse, bits, bridles.

Horse Riding Boots– You need to keep in mind that there are two types of riding boots. The boots for horses are not for aesthetic purposes but they are important to protect the horses legs from injury while you are riding them. They are either made from leather or rubber, and they are also available in different kinds, which protect different parts of the horse’s legs.

There are different types of horse riding equipment that you need to purchase if you have decided to have your own horse, and learn how to ride it properly. Some of the materials that are available for horse riders are for professional use, which would be necessary for competitions, while some are just for regular horse riders. Getting more familiar with the different types of equipment involved with horseback riding is essential, so that you will know which items you want to prioritise.

You also need to make sure that it will fit your horse perfectly. You should also make sure that you will buy something that will be in accordance to the kind of riding that you want to do.

Bits– Communicating with your horse while you are riding him is very important, and you can achieve that with the use of bits. Bits will help you control its speed and pacing; thus, it is very important that you choose it properly, so that it will fit as perfect as possible to the different areas of the horse’s head and mouth.

Bridle– Bridles are available in different sizes, which you will choose depending on the type of horse that you have, as well as on the size of his head. They come in different styles, which would include double, endurance, western, and snaffle.

Leave a Reply

Abbi Kyffin


Hey everyone I didn't know what to call this video but here it is featuring some clips of my last few years in South Africa before I moved to England to pursue my goals in the international showjumping circuit. Hope you enjoy

Read More »
HQ Magazine

Stretching videos by Ice Man and the SA Lipizzaners

Here is the introduction to the series of videos we will be running over the next few weeks on stretching for the horse. Thank you…
The post Stretching videos by Ice Man and the SA Lipizzaners appeared first on HQ Magazine. https://horse.co.za/stretching-videos-by-ice-man-and-the-sa-lipizzaners/…

Read More »
HQ Magazine

AskHQ: Bucking bronco

Q: My horse has recently started to buck and buck. We’ve just checked his saddle and the saddle fitter can’t find anything wrong with the…
The post AskHQ: Bucking bronco appeared first on HQ Magazine. https://horse.co.za/askhq-bucking-bronco/…

Read More »
HQ Magazine

AskHQ: Wiry-haired friesian

Q: My Friesian has the most wiry mane and tail. Is there anything that I can do to improve the texture of his hair? A:…
The post AskHQ: Wiry-haired friesian appeared first on HQ Magazine. https://horse.co.za/askhq-wiry-haired-friesian/…

Read More »
HQ Magazine

AskHQ: Importing goods

Q: How long does it take to clear imported products through customs? We want to buy some tack online and have it brought to South…
The post AskHQ: Importing goods appeared first on HQ Magazine.

Read More »