Everyone has their first-time experience story with horses, despite the way it started for many it always ends with the love for horses. Horses are one of the most incredibly friendliest animals toward humans which makes it easy for horse-to-human interaction. If you haven’t had your first-time experience with horses yet, Haka Game Park is the perfect place to start.
Haka Game Park is one of the few places you can go horse riding in Harare. With a 2500 ha space, there is plenty of space to enjoy your horseback riding and connect with nature. Horse Riding has been proven to be one of the best ways to connect with nature and refresh. Done regularly, horseback riding can be used as a form of keeping fit.
Some proven facts about regular horse riding include
A Return to Nature
We get outside and are more in tune with nature when we ride horses. Our culture spends a lot of time inside and have lost touch of the positive effects nature has on humans. Every chance we get, we should go outside with one of our most beautiful animals to get some exercise and fresh air. In a survey conducted, the study shows that this is the reason many riders began riding. Contact with nature and scenery views were rated as “important,” “very important,” or “very significant” by 80% of respondents.
Riding a horse is soothing. In fact, therapeutic riding has been demonstrated to lessen muscle stiffness because the horse’s movements naturally stretch tight muscles. We are all aware of the calming effects of walking. The rider’s pelvis moves in the same manner as if they were walking when a horse is carrying them on his back. Riders can move more freely because riding has been shown to increase the range of motion in their joints.
Anyone who has ridden a horse before will attest to how much fun it is. Why else would horse riders devote such a large amount of their time and resources to their horses? because it’s worthwhile. Compared to other activities, riding will make you feel more alive. It exudes a sense of adventure. It allows for freedom of mobility and the execution of incredible athletic feats. Additionally, racing through an open field while in sync with your horse is a total thrill.
Horseback riding is physically demanding and can help you stay in shape. In a 2011 publication of a certain research commissioned by the British Horse Society (BHS) to examine the physical health, psychological benefits, and well-being advantages of recreational riding, horse riding is now considered a moderate-intensity exercise. For better results, researchers determined that riding must be done for at least half an hour or more, three times per week.
As they use their entire body to steer and urge the horse forward, riders can improve their reflexes, balance, and coordination. Additionally, riding has cardiac advantages. Muscles and physical strength are developed by riding, mounting saddles onto horses, mucking stalls, moving hay bales, and other activities.
Haka Game Park Horse Stables
Types of horse riding activities offered at Haka Game Park
Adult Horseback Rides
If you are an experienced rider, Haka Game Park is the best place to visit for long rides. Long rides are unsupervised and perfect for horse ride game viewing. You can also have long horse rides in teams. All you need to do is make a booking!
Children Guides Short Rides
We also offer, guided short rides for children. Horse riding for children can be your child’s highlight for visiting us at the Game Park. We have qualified guides who you can trust to handle your children and guarantee safety. Some of our pony’s are perfect for the children’s guided horse riding.
School Visits Short Rides
All work and no play makes john a dull boy right? In addition to the educational factor of visiting Haka. Don’t let your students miss a chance of a lifetime by not arranging a school visit horse riding session with us.
Horse Riding Lessons
Want to Perfect your horse riding skills? Or do you want your child to learn how to ride a horse at an early stage? We got you covered here at Haka Game Park. We have an on-the-ground horse riding trainer Miss Kelder who has experience in teaching children how to ride horses. Of course, lessons are not only reserved for children, adults are welcome as well.
Interested in regular horse riding? Contact Haka Game Park for bookings today!