Three FSHC members (Rae Gayer, Cathy Botts and Janet Schneider) were privileged to speak to the Crop & Carrot 4-H club in Bartow Monday night. They had been invited by co-leaders Jenifer Williamson and Jennifer Burnett to talk about the joys of trail riding–which are many! We told them a bit about the club, why we ride, how trail riding is different from arena work, how arena skills translate to the trail, and the challenges/rewards trail riding poses to the horse and rider team. We also explain how people can prepare themselves and their horses for the trails, and gave them a handout (available on our “useful documents” page) on building their own obstacle course. We appreciate the opportunity to share our sport with others! Thanks to Jenifer and Jennifer for their work with Polk County’s young people!
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The Florida Sport Horse Club is dedicated to trail riding and the preservation of the many riding areas in central Florida. We ride every weekend and have many barbecues and campouts throughout year. We're family oriented and open to all breeds of horses. We are based primarily in Polk County, but have members from all over the state. We have been incorporated as a non-profit organization since 1988. View all posts by floridasporthorseclub