One does not need a trip to Saddlery before one beholds the sight of a horse. Horses are quotidian animals and can easily be found in almost all the places one frequents. We often see them as symbols of elegance, while they serve as mediums of transportation too. It is to be noted that the nature of horses being a caravan paves way for the critical overview of horses in their physicality and horses in their abstractness. Although the contrasts between them could be cloistered, but the similarities are lucent in the sense that they are both being governed and they both race either inwardly or outwardly. Horse-riding becomes enviable and elegant in the eyes of the beholders when being rode by a knight who knows the crosses of its Ts and the tittles of its Is. While the ascension to the post of a knight is a prima facie of politics in physical horse-riding, it takes more than this division to be a knight of abstract horses.
Horse-riding in its abstractness is more than pulling the raven rein of the horses within one to gallop to monarchy— far from it! In fact, it is about responsibility, meticulosity and professionalism. It is thus about what one feeds the horses with, how one feeds the horses and what paths one makes the horses to gallop on and what not. These trio quintessentially make up the art and act of horse-riding, as they also combine to create illuminating images which are in-depth to the mind as they are panoramic and relatable in the inward eyes. Hence why the expository of these three features should be addressed and elucidated.
If a horse-rider would need effectiveness and good-delivery, he should very well pay attention to what he gives his numerous horses to eat. It is an eye-sore that many of these deliberative horse-riders could not sojourn for the provision of good horses’ feeds for the healthiness of their horses, while a few others overfeed their horses to the extreme. It is not of their cognition that horses should be treated as one would be treated as these are the horses whose owners would be addressed with. So, many abstract horses remain static as a result of hunger for tenses, malnourished grammatical structures, ill concord between the owner of a horse and his horse and other English fundamentalism which would have led to the general well-being and efficient mobility of these beautiful horses.
Again, many will agree with me that an horse-rider who feeds his horses in an endearing way and explores other neoteric ways has found for himself the key to elegance than one who has no concern for how his are fed. This rider’s horses tend to outrun those of the latter because he feeds them with varieties of rhetorical pastures. The latter only feeds his with grasses which is a common sight. Rhetorical feeds have been stoutly abused and delivered into the hands of inbred creativity and typicality. Thus, the dynamic descriptions and meanings given to the latter would be denied the former, and so his horses would gallop more efficiently and extensively than those with the common sight.
Ever seen when horses gallop on a grassland? They tend to be more swift that one wonders if their legs do touch the ground. This is one basis every rider should be familiar with. There are some riders who forcefully rides their horses into mud when it is perceptive that horses rarely gallop well in muddy pathways. Knowing one’s horses and what paths they should tread on should be of utmost concerns to the riders. This subsequently leads to a smooth ride and the ability of the horses to comprehend their riders’ yippees whenever they tend not to run anymore. Even horses’ yippees, riders should acquaint themselves with the suitables which would be both comprehensive to their horses and the beholders of their horses.
Breeding is an indispensable aspect of horse-riding and to a magnificent conveyance. How one breeds one’s horses directly affects their lifespan and their life stages. It also do serve as an insight towards the gains of their transportations and what to be expected from their travels. And what more? It is the measure through which a rider’s dreams and visions gallop as these horses are made to gallop efficiently.
About the writer:
Aremu Adams Adebisi is an undergraduate of the University of Ilorin. He is a writer of distinct poetry.