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Horseback Riding (Girl Scout Troop)

  • Step 1: Know the basics of horseback riding

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    • Interview a horse expert.
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    • Invite an expert to talk to your troop.
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    • Take a horse workshop at a Girl Scout camp or community center.
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  • Step 2: Take care of a horse and learn about safety

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    • Spend time with a groom at a riding stable.
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    • Spend time with a large-animal veterinarian or horse trainer.
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    • Spend time with a groom at a Girl Scout horseback riding camp.
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  • Step 3: Prepare for your ride

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    • Take part in horseback riding at camp.
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    • Take lessons at a horseback riding stable.
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    • Ask a local horseback-riding expert to give you lessons.
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  • Step 4: Practice your ride

    Do one:

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    • Take part in horseback riding at camp.
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    • Take lessons at a horseback riding stable.
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    • Ask a local horseback-riding expert to give you lessons.
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  • Step 5: Go for a ride

    Do one:

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    • Take part in horseback riding at camp.
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    • Take lessons at a horseback riding stable.
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    • Ask a local horseback-riding expert to give you lessons.
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