Friday, July 22, 2011
Riding Lessons: How to Find the Best
If you’re interested in taking riding lessons, first you’ll have to find riding instructors in your area. Once you’ve done that, you’ll need to decide which riding lessons are most likely best for you. As with most any line of work, some teachers are a lot better than others, and you want to find the one that best suits your needs. How do you find the best riding lessons?
There are several ways to go about it. Many instructors of riding lessons have websites devoted to their stables or schools, and a lot of these have reviews from customers. Read all the reviews you can find. Also, ask around. Your horsey friends and people who work at feed stores and tack stores might be able to steer you to a good instructor. You can also use the trial-and-error system – try out several different places that provide riding lessons until you find one you love.
Unless you’re sure you’re going to be happy with your instructor, don’t sign up for multiple riding lessons. Agreeing to a “lessons package” will probably save you some money, but that won’t matter if you’re not actually learning and enjoying the riding lessons.