Doesn't look to comfy, and the horn isn't strong enough to hold a cow or calf very well, but nice looking saddle!
To ride a horse is to ride the sky.
Here are three exercises to supercharge your security in the saddle and mold you into a more effective rider. (Bonus: You’ll look great!)
Canon Eos 7d Matt Stevens photographer. Leah Self & Ginger Duke professional trick riders on wild mustangs
The riders hands are not to control the horse but to feel the horse's thoughts.
Horse Rider's Mechanic article Stirrup length
Horses leave hoofprints on your heart - Horse of a lifetime quote inspiration
Fire up polework - Ride the exercise with a change of direction so you practice voltes both to the right and the left. This ensures your horse is gymnasticized on both sides.
This quick reference photo indicates the proper placement of Western tack on a horse. This is so good to know!
Horse backing riding, out in the country or a forest, or maybe even a beach. I'm not that picky. Beach - done