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Youth Involvement

Horses and children are an amazing combination. Horseback riding has so many benefits for children. If you are looking to get a child involved with horses, check out the following blog posts.

The CHA Way – “Safe, Effective and Fun!”

How to Get Youth Involved with Horses

Posted on May 24, 2016 05:47 pm

Kids and horses are a magical combination. Seeing the joy that washes over a child’s face while they ride for the first time is truly inspiring. If you are a parent, grandparent, or other guardian looking for ways for a special young person in your life to get into riding, rest assured that there are plenty of options. Each option has different time and financial commitments, which could also differ based on the local club or group you become involved with within a national organization...Click on the headline above to read the full post.

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Colleges and Universities Can Be Involved with CHA in a Big Way

Posted on March 11, 2015 09:51 pm

If you are a college and university looking to be involved with CHA these are the reasons to do so: 1. Can host a CHA certification clinic for your graduating students 2. Great networking and job opportunities for your students 3. Can become CHA Site Accredited for insurance discounts, etc. 4. Can purchase CHA manuals, DVDs, webinars and other educational tools at a greatly reduced cost. 5. Can have your college/university be chosen to host our CHA International Conference ...Click on the headline to read the entire post.

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The Top 15 Benefits of Horseback Riding

Posted on April 10, 2014 09:25 pm

Everyone has their own reasons for wanting to learn how to ride. The benefits of horseback riding are innumerable and are shared among all horseback riders. The benefits are life enriching, and CHA explores the top benefits that horseback riders enjoy.

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How to Find the Best Horse Camp

Posted on March 27, 2014 10:45 pm

Knowing what kind of camp you want to go to is only the first step. Last time, we talked about the benefits of going to camp and about the various types of camps with horseback riding programs. This week, learn some tips on how to choose the best horse camp so that the visit is safe, effective, and fun...Click on the headline to read the full post.

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Attending a Camp with Horseback Riding: From Day Camps to Summer Camps and Beyond

Posted on February 28, 2014 06:52 pm

There are all types of camps, and around 40% of camps accredited by the American Camp Association have horses. Finding a camp with an equestrian focus is easier than ever for horse enthusiasts. Other options to consider include age range, all-girls or all-boys or co-ed, length of time to attend, overnight or day camp, when to attend (summer camp, during spring break, or a weekend), etc. The Certified Horsemanship Association brings more information about equestrian camps to readers of its blog, "The CHA Way: Safe, Effective, and Fun."

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How to Find a Riding Instructor

Posted on February 10, 2014 06:30 pm

Finding your first riding instructor, or a new riding instructor if you already ride, will take time and effort to find the right one for you and your situation. After all, you, or your child that wants to ride, should learn basic horsemanship skills before moving on to more advanced riding, competitions, or horse ownership. Everyone will have different factors that will direct the rider to their final choice. This article discusses what a new rider, or a parent, should look for in a riding instructor and lesson program...Click on the headline to read the full post.

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Why You Should Find a Certified Riding Instructor

Posted on January 14, 2014 09:48 pm

So has it finally started? Has your child started asking for a horse? Or at least some riding lessons? Or maybe you are the one who dreams of galloping across an open field on your trusty steed. But how do you get started? Perhaps your first thought is to open up the Yellow Pages, or more often these days, run to the Internet to Google it. The problem with this is that anyone can advertise themselves as a riding instructor. Click on the headline to read the full post.

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