Saddle UP! Saddle Fit and Trail Riding
By Jochen Schleese|August 1st, 2013
Have you been noticing a trend in the equestrian industry? The demographics have been quietly changing in the last couple of decades – more and more, female baby boomers at the end of the spectrum are entering the riding world. Many of them used to ride when they were younger and have taken up the sport again – but almost as many are finding their way to this sport as first time riders and enjoying a relationship with their horses that allows them to exercise their need to nurture and love. Often times their retired husbands are out on the golf course, their children are away at school, they are at the pinnacle of their careers, and have the discretionary income and the time to spend with their new circle of friends in the barn.