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More than Horsing Around

2012-07-01, Department, by J. Earing, I. Schneider, A. Date, K. Martinson

A recent study helps explore the motivations and conflicts in recreational horseback riding.Half of the 9.2 million horses in the United States are used for trail and pleasure riding (AHC 2005). Since 2001, horseback riding has increased 12 percent and recreational trail riding increased 2 percent (Cordell in press).  Recreational horseback trail riding presents unique recreation experi....

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