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The Art of Teaching Riding

CHA’s latest manual, The Equine Professional Manual—The Art of Teaching Riding, was written by a committee of experienced riding instructors and educators. The following is an abridged except from various sections in the manual. Classifying or Grouping Riders Grouping riding students according to experience level and ability is the preferable way to organize groups. There …

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Sample CHA Lesson Plan

Tips for Lesson Planning By Sarah Evers Conrad Lesson planning is an important part of developing a cohesive and organized lesson program focused on goal achievement and rider progression. According to CHA’s latest manual, The Equine Professional Manual: The Art of Teaching Riding, a lesson plan is “a clear, flexible, and individualized teaching aid for …

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Secrets of Successful Riding Instructors

Secrets of Successful Riding Instructors By Sarah Evers Conrad When riders are asked why they ride, it often comes down to one prevailing answer—passion for the horse. And it also explains why so many riders become riding instructors. It’s important for riding instructors to have that passion for horses and teaching. Riding lessons are often …

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Marketing Your Equine Business in Today’s Digital World

By Sarah Evers Conrad We all know that horse business owners are some of the most passionate business people out there. However, just having passion for what you do won’t pay the bills. It’s all about working smart and hard, and working smart involves your marketing strategy. Marketing is crucial for businesses. With the explosion …

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