Asking for help...

chestnutmares

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This is probably going to sound a bit weird so bare with me lol!
Since I started riding over a year ago now I’ve wanted to do more with horses, and I’d love to help out at my riding school however there is a slight problem on my end. I feel like a massive nuisance asking someone to help me learn, like I’m intruding on what they’re doing and like dead weight I guess, probably because of the anxiety I’ve always dealt with - but horses always helped that so it sucks. I’ve done a couple of horse care related online courses however due to the area I’m in there isn’t much in the way of stable management lessons or anything :(
Anyone else ever feel like this or have any tips on getting “over” it?
 

carthorse

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Have you spoken to your riding school about this? If not then that's your first step, and they'll know that you know nothing to begin with.
 

Huggy

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Agree - riding school first, then maybe facebook? A little perseverance goes a long way. You might find a friend of a friend of a friend, or their parents would like a little help. I'd sell my soul for some one to do a bit of poo picking in return for horse hugs and a little experience!
 

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I'd agree ask your RS, many run specific days for learning stable management, or have a look into the bhs qualifications.
 
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