Jak začít s hobbyhorsingem

How to Get Started with Hobbyhorsing

Having a beautiful live horse at home is perhaps every young girl's dream. But not everyone can afford it, whether it's due to financial constraints or limited space.

However, nowadays there’s a more accessible way to enjoy horseback riding: hobbyhorsing. So how do you get started with this fascinating sport?

1. Get yourself a hobbyhorse

Surprisingly, our first piece of advice is to get yourself your first hobbyhorse. After all, that's the essence of hobbyhorsing. There are many of them on the market, they come in various colors and sizes. For starters, you certainly can't go wrong with getting a smaller horse. We call it a foal. These horses are lighter, easier to handle, and will help you a lot in the beginning.

2. Sportswear

Hobbyhorsing is a sport. And that's why we also recommend sports clothing. To start with, a comfortable T-shirt, shorts or leggings, and sneakers are enough. Don't forget the sneakers so that you have more stability when jumping over obstacles and don't slip.

These are the two basic things you should have at the beginning. You don't have to look for any further complications. And what's next?


3. Start with the first steps

Posture, rhythm, or basic walking. Everyone has started at some point, and there's no need to worry if it doesn't work right away. As the saying goes, practice makes perfect. You can certainly find many videos on the internet or on social media where you can learn hobbyhorsing. You can also check us out on TikTok or Instagram.

4. Get involved in the community

Another great thing that many riders appreciate about hobbyhorsing is the community. You can browse groups on Facebook or connect with someone on Instagram. But for us, the best option is to sign up for a class. There you will find new friends and also learn new things. Over time, you might even compete with your hobbyhorse.

5. Get additional equipment

Accessories for hobbyhorsing are simply part of it. Improve your hobbyhorse with a saddle, a blanket, or just buy it a leash. There's a lot to choose from, it's up to you what you buy for your horse.


6. Enjoy it

And finally, don't forget that the main goal of hobbyhorsing is to have fun and enjoy the time with your hobbyhorse and your friends.

That's for us the beginning you need to know if you want to start with hobby horsing. Remember, it's not just about riding, but also about the overall experience and fun that this sport brings.



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