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  Riding - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
According to the 12th-century compilation known as the laws of Edward the Confessor, the riding was the third part of a county (provincia); to it causes were brought which could not be determined in the wapentake, and a matter which could not be determined in the riding was brought into the court of the shire.
In Canadian politics, a "riding" is a colloquial term for a constituency or electoral district.
Ridings existed in rural New Zealand until the popularisation of the automobile with the improvement of roads, and the concurrent urban drift.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Riding   (875 words)

 Riding association - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
In Canadian politics a riding association (French: association de comté), officially called an electoral district association (association de circonscription) is the basic unit of a political party, that is it is the party's organization at the level of the electoral constituency or riding.
Major political parties attempt to have a riding association in each constituency though, usually, these associations are more active in ridings where the party has an elected Member of Parliament or has a reasonable chance of electing an MP in the future, and less active in ridings where the party's prospects have historically been poor.
Riding associations were more important in this aspect in the past when they would elect supporters of a particular leadership candidate to participate as delegates at a leadership convention.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Riding_association   (324 words)

In today’s world the riding criteria are adjusting to the general public for popularity reasons in order to turn the riding desire of people into profits for various equine organizations.
It is similar with riding, which is not some sort of system of cues originating in the rider’s brain, but it comes from the rider’s heart and is harmoniously implemented and synchronized with the horse’s movement and his heart, therefore it will work on green horses if executed accordingly.
Riding is not about what other people think of you, but it is about how the horse that you are riding perceives you.
www.horsemanpro.com /articles/riding.htm   (1205 words)

 Self-Realization through Horseback Riding and Feldenkrais
Riding teaches a person to activate and use various parts of the body, in new and varied ways, acquiring skills that in the course of time become an integral part of his life.
Riding entails active involvement and self-discipline, improves the rider's self-image, balance and spatial orientation and encourages his independence and decision-making abilities.
Horse riding is a unique sport which gives the rider a feeling of pride, height, mobility and speed which enhances his motivation to experiment and to learn.
www.ariga.com /sandy/sandy.htm#horse   (1994 words)

 Sweet Briar College Riding | FAQ
The Riding Center is located right on Sweet Briar's 3,300 acre campus, one mile by car or approximately 3/4 of a mile on foot from classrooms and residence halls.
Riding at Sweet Briar is part of the Instructional Program, so the cost of the instruction is covered by your College tuition.
The Riding Program Advisory Committee is chaired by the Director of Riding and consists of elected student representatives from different interest groups such as hackers/non-hackers, trail guides/Student Riding Council, teaching assistants, private horse owners, the IHSA, Spring Varsity, and Fall Club teams.
www.riding.sbc.edu /faq.html   (2373 words)

 SBC Riding
Riding at Sweet Briar is part of the educational experience, so the cost of the instruction is covered by your College tuition.
Before a student signs up for a show, she discusses the opportunity with her instructor to determine whether she has met the riding level requirements to compete in the event and if it would be beneficial for her.
The Riding Program Advisory Committee is chaired by the Director of Riding and consists of elected student representatives from different interest groups such as hackers/non-hackers, trail guides/Student Riding Council, teaching assistants, private horse owners, the IHSA, Spring and Fall teams.
www.sbc.edu /riding/faq.html   (2420 words)

 Riding Holidays in Transylvania - equestrian tourism in the land of Dracula
We are a horseback riding tourism business in Transylvania, Romania, a tranquil region of mountains, forests, meadows, shepherds, bucolic villages and, above all, horses.
Ride with us and savour remote mountains and forests that are still the habitat of wolves, bears, lynx, wild boar, fox, deer, and large birds of prey.
Visit us and open the door to your riding adventure in a little-known world where medieval Transylvania meets the historic eastern fringe of the Austro-Hungarian empire and the ancient frontier provinces of the Roman and Ottoman empires.
www.riding-holidays.ro   (286 words)

 Riding   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Riding is an essential (but not required!) part of our ranch activities and for those of you who have ridden with us in the past, or those of you who are new to the ranch, we’d like to offer a few guidelines…
You may combine ride and non-ride packages within a family, and you may trade off or give rides to others within your stay, and extra rides are available at an additional cost.
Uninsured persons may ride with us, but will be asked to release us from the responsibility of any costs incurred in their voluntarily participation in our ride program.
www.hvranch.com /Riding/riding.html   (1073 words)

 Horseback riding vacations and lessons worldwide!
When you ride into a strange place on horseback, you are greeted enthusiastically by the local people and a bond is formed which tourists coming by bus could never achieve.
Our ride consultants will be happy to answer your questions and give you an objective assessment of a particular riding holiday to suit your personal situation.
Rating Horse Riding Vacations – Whether you are seeking a horse riding vacation at a Wyoming dude ranch or a palace to palace ride in India, we will point you in the right direction.
www.ridingworld.com   (537 words)

 Riding Plus   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
RIDING PLUS is the new name for the RIDING Access scheme which is a reciprocal access and borrowing scheme covering researchers in member institutions of the RIDING Consortium.
The original RIDING Access scheme came into force in October 1999 and ran as a pilot scheme until 30 September 2000 replacing the Yorkshire Co-operative Scheme (universities of Bradford, Leeds, Hull, Sheffield and York).
RIDING libraries will provide free access and borrowing to researchers, including staff, postgraduate research students and other accredited researchers across all academic library and public library members of the RIDING Consortium.
riding.hostedbyfdi.net /riding/rap   (528 words)

 UCP: Horseback Riding   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Horseback riding is a recreational and therapeutic activity enjoyed by individuals of all ages and abilities.
Riding as a competitive sport for individuals with disabilities tests the rider’s skills in controlling the regularity of the horse’s paces and maintaining harmony, lightness and ease of its movements.
Riding competitions are held at the local, regional, national and international level.
www.ucp.org /ucp_channeldoc.cfm/1/15/11383/11383-11383/2833   (1133 words)

 RMC: Laura (Riding) Jackson Collection Overview
Yet, as a modernist poet, a critic whose work was at the base of the New Criticism, and in her editorial work, she engaged in a relentless dialogue with scores of poets, authors, and critics of the Twentieth Century, which she pursued until her death in 1991.
The Laura (Riding) Jackson and Schuyler B. Jackson Collection fully documents the strength of her dedication to the search for the sources of meaning, as well as her appeal to those who worked with her.
The collection is therefore of particular value to those who are concerned with Laura (Riding) Jackson’s projects after her renunciation of poetry in 1941 and with her dedication to the study of language.
rmc.library.cornell.edu /eguides/manuscripts/4608.html   (2688 words)

 Ireland : Horseback Riding   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
The Association of Irish Riding Establishments (www.aire.ie) is the regulatory body that accredits stables, ensuring adequate safety standards and instructor competence.
Trail riding over longer distances requires the ability to trot for extended periods, and can be quite exhausting for the novice.
Riding establishments also commonly offer such advanced options as jumping and dressage, and some have enclosed arenas -- an attractive option on rainy days.
www.frommers.com /destinations/print-narrative.cfm?destID=226&catID=0226020089   (384 words)

 Riding Etiquette
People who ride in a group usually appreciate knowing what they are expected to do, and what to expect from others who are taking part in a hazardous sport in close proximity to them.
Certain hand signals are optional in group riding: turn signals on the bikes ahead will usually advise a rider that a turn is coming up, for example, and hand signals in a turning situation may actually add to the danger for some.
Those who ride as Lead Bike, or near the lead bike for their group should be aware of the importance of avoiding sudden changes in speed if at all possible, so as to reduce the risks to those following.
www.njmc.org /etiquette   (3438 words)

 College Horseback Riding Program - IHSA Championship Team - Horse Shows - Hollins University
Hollins' four-member riding center teaching and coaching staff has created one of the most successful hunter and hunter seat equitation programs in the country.
The Hollins Riding Club is open to all students who participate in the riding program, regardless of skill level.
It is completely run by students and serves as a support system for the entire riding program by helping organize IHSA shows held at Hollins as well as sponsoring various riding-related social activities.
www.hollins.edu /athletics/riding/riding.htm   (407 words)

 Bangthao Beach Riding Club - Horse Riding Elephant Rides Bangthao Beach Phuket Thailand
Riding in the center ring followed with sightseeing by horseback to the blue lagoons surrounded by marshland fields.
This is similar to plan 2 with the addition of a ride into the tropical forest,a ride through the local village and Surin Beach.
Just imagine how wonderfully romantic it is to ride along the seashore with the one you love with the backdrop of a tropical sunset.
phuketdir.com /lagunariding   (510 words)

Private rides (just your party): Our private rides are a real treat, for they give you the personalized attention of your own wrangler and let you customize the ride.
This ride is a great time for anyone, but especially for families, groups of friends, reunions, business retreats and wedding parties.
The ride is a bit over an hour and we set for a bit and enjoy the beautiful view of the mountains and the tranquil evening skyline.
www.sunbowlranch.com /rides.htm   (838 words)

 Riding Centres Northumberland Northumbria England UK GB (page 167)
The centres usually welcome everyone from holidaymakers and day visitors who would like to join a short ride, to those who are thinking of owning their own horse and wish to learn more about the feeding and basic health care of horses.
Rides of up to 2 hours can be booked in advance along the nearby beach and surrounding countryside.
Rides from 1 hour up to half a day can be booked in advance across the hills and moorland, or beach rides near Holy Island.
www.northumberland.gov.uk /vg/rcentres.html   (2014 words)

 Waunita Hot Spring Ranch - Gunnison, Colorado - Riding   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
The riding program begins on Monday morning with instruction in the arena, then it's off on the first trail ride.
Rides generally are divided by age and ability or families may ride together.
Families with younger children may ride together on beginner trails, since some trails are only suitable for adults and older children.
www.waunita.com /riding.htm   (167 words)

 Honda Worldwide | January 30, 2006 "Honda to Market Riding Trainer through Authorized Honda Motorcycle Dealers and ...
Based on technologies created for the Riding Simulator, which is used at a variety of rider training centers, the Riding Trainer is both lighter and less expensive than the Riding Simulator.
The total weight of the Riding Trainer is just 29 kg, and the device is compact: overall length is 1,575 mm, overall width is 568 mm, and overall height is 923 mm.
The Riding Advisor is a program administered by Honda Motorcycle Japan Co., Ltd. for the sake of accrediting motorcycle dealer employees as knowledgeable about safe and enjoyable riding, competent in everyday vehicle inspection, and able to provide overall advice to meet user needs.
world.honda.com /news/2006/c060130RidingTrainer   (581 words)

 Horseback riding vacations and equestrian instruction by Equitours
We ride personally with our guests nearly every day during our season and stay in close touch with their preferences and equestrian goals.
We make every effort to ensure that all riders are well matched to the ride and the difficulties are explained as clearly as possible.
A horseback ride rated as advanced could be ruined by someone who gets frightened going beyond a slow canter when most in the group expect long gallops.
www.ridingtours.com   (550 words)

 International Riding Camp - New York Summer Riding Camp
CONTACT US The International Riding Camp was established in 1978 for girls who love horses and riding.
It is unusual for a camp to offer so many equestrian experiences, but we believe that a developing rider should be able to learn as much as possible about horses and the different ways they are used.
Girls will use the riding skills they learn at this camp the rest of their lives.
www.horseridingcamp.com   (129 words)

 CBC - Canada Votes 2006 - Candidates and Ridings
This southeastern Ontario riding is located along the St. Lawrence River and includes the city of Kingston.
The riding of Kingston existed from 1867 to 1924 and again from 1952 to 1966.
In 1878, after his government won the election but he lost in his own riding, he was elected in the British Columbia riding of Victoria.
www.cbc.ca /canadavotes/riding/143   (922 words)

 Horseback riding in Ireland
We have a wide variety of riding vacations from jumping to trail riding which have been well tested and proven over the years.
This ride and the Coastal Trail have been in operation a long time and have been popular with many.
Ireland - DONEGAL FROM THE SADDLE - The riding trip is based in a typical coastal village in the remote northwest of Ireland.
www.ridingtours.com /horseback_riding_destinations/Ireland.cfm   (542 words)

 CBC - Canada Votes 2006 - Candidates and Ridings
This residential riding takes in the southwest corner of Calgary, bounded by the city limits in the west and south, the CP Rail line in the east, and Glenmore Trail Southwest in the north.
Twenty per cent of the riding was redistributed elsewhere in 1996, and another seven per cent was removed in 2004.
This is the riding of Preston Manning and Stephen Harper.
www.cbc.ca /canadavotes/riding/248   (1053 words)

 Slovenia - Official Travel Guide \ Horseback riding |   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Lovers of classical horseback riding according to the principles of the Spanish Riding school in Vienna with sport dressage and riding in a carriage and pair will enjoy the noble white horses.
Horseback riding courses, trainings and cross-county riding are offered by the riding centres as that in Struga beside Castle Otočec, at Prestranek with its stud-farm inside the Prestranek Manor or at the Lepena lodge with the beauty of the Triglav National Park.
There are excellent riding facilities at ranches and tourist farms, which similarly to riding centres, also organize riding courses for all levels, cross-country riding, carriage rides, care for horses and more.
www.slovenia.info /?jahanje=0   (260 words)

Membership: in the Ashokan Riding Club is for people that have a great love and affinity toward horses and riding.
It is geared especially for those who would like to have their own horse, but either they can not afford it, or have no time to care for it.
At the Ashokan Riding Club you are expected to feel and act as the horses here are yours.
www.ashokan.com /riding.html   (575 words)

 Western - Horse Riding Holidays
The foundations were laid by the Spanish Conquistadores who brought their way of riding and working cattle to the new world which then was developed further in Mexico and California.
Riding Out may include a visit to local shrub gardens, to vilIage inns, rounding up hill cattle or simply splashing along the seashore.
The scale of this open-range country is so big, it's guaranteed you won't see the same features or ride the same terrain twice in a week, and you won't be limited to riding on roads or singular riding trails, because there aren't any.
www.horse-riding-guide.com /western.htm   (934 words)

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