Southern Trails Horseback Riding | SA LIVE | KSAT 12

Southern Trails Horseback Riding | SA LIVE | KSAT 12


[Music] all right well if you want to worse around you might want to come here to southern trails in New Braunfels misty parsley owner joins me and you guys do so much more than just trail rides here right yeah absolutely so we do our trail ride and then we also have our rodeo ride in our little dude ride super fun okay so let’s start with the trail ride okay yeah absolutely so we have an hour trailer and it’s a beautiful hill country of New Braunfels you’re gonna go up some hills down some hills and its really fun too because you actually have to control your horse it’s not your typical nose to tail trail ride you are actually on the horse riding and you’re doing your work does someone need experience before they go on a trail ride absolutely not we take beginners every day that’s what we do we have highly trained cowboys and cowgirls that go in and they teach you how to ride before you go out there so that way they’re safe and it’s fun and you can be relaxed and have a great time so let’s talk about the rodeo this one’s my favorite I love this so much so we do the our trail ride and then after the trail ride we go into the arena for about 30 minutes and we set up the barrels and maybe some pools and we can do some bro racing full bending it’s so much fun maybe they can go a little bit faster in a control area it’s a blast that’s a really great way for kids to kind of get that first rodeo experience and maybe the rodeo bug yeah absolutely it’s awesome and you know it’s really safe our horses are great so they’re gonna help the kids out as well doing this you don’t have to be experienced to the rodeo ride so the little dude ride it just sounds incredibly cute it is so cute this is gonna be for you know probably our really kids so what we do is we spend 20 minutes grooming the horses learning of safety about the horses on the ground how to be careful and then we talk the horses up and then we’ll spend 20 minutes of a lesson on top of the horse so they’ll be in the arena we teach them everything a little bit more in depth and then we go on a little 20-minute trail right so it’s an hour total and we just break it up so that way their attention spans can keep up with it well baby steps for the little dudes and dudettes so you do riding lessons here as well right just regular riding lessons yeah absolutely so we’ve got a trainer that actually comes he’s here he lifts on on the site and he takes anywhere anyone from kids to adult and they do all kinds of riding lessons they do cutting barrel racing just a regular showmanship and things like that okay well I’m excited to see the trail ride so can we get started yes absolutely let’s do it okay so who’s this this is whiskey I would think he’s one of our favorites all the kids love him he’s my husband’s favorite he’s just a sweet boy are you ready to go for a trail ride I know it’s kind of early first things first Joy’s want to ride with your heels down your toes towards this guy okay the reason why we do that it keeps your balance in that saddle so stop your horse you just pull back on the reins until they stop and say whoa and once they stop just put your hands back down just like that to make your horse go you squeeze with your legs okay all right are you ready whiskey ready single malt double malt all right let’s do it with the away and we’re on like a herd of turtles thank you might still be drunk [Music] alright for more information on Southern trails just head to our website sa live.com and click on the as seen on si live tab oh that looks so relaxing to be on whose lesson you’re on horseback oh I can’t remember gosh I volunteered a long time ago at Ratana Park that’s how long ago

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