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Phyllis and Doug Ashton riding a horse bareback, Wirths Olympia. Photograph by Harry Jay.

"If you're too busy to ride, then you're too busy."

Yea, I'd ride in that.

“In this photograph, taken in New Zealand in 1890, Annie Muriel Wirth, a natural daughter of Harry, one of the Wirth circus brothers, poses with three ‘apprenticed’ boys. Each of the boys was given the proffesional name Wirth.”

Wirth's Circus Melbourne Australia

A bareback riding team featuring acrobatics of one sort or another.Sometimes a very difficult move such as a double or triple somersault is done.

150th Anniversary of Circus in Australia. May Wirth with her stepsister (Circus World Museum. Baraboo)_Australia Post. Source http://www.flickr.com/photos/42399206@N03/4500023272/

If you’ve fallen into a riding rut, try our 10 basic arena exercises. They’ll have you moving in a whole new direction.

The trick Phryne has to learn to do while the horse is cantering around the ring. This is the famous May Wirth 1926.

Do you have the facts on the bit most commonly used in riding today? If not, we're breaking down the parts of the snaffle and the common ring and mouthpieces you'll find.

Circus horses at Ludrano Paris 1939

Rosalie Nitzsche 70 yrs & Bonny Glenn Hi Jack 30 yrs. Read about their beautiful and heartwarming journey together and their final ride. An amazing story that teaches us about longevity and having faith in your partner.

Australian David Terence Meekin (1886-1966) was responsible for bringing Ubangi Chilliwingi as a touring performer in Australia and New Zealand. She was a pigmy woman from Cape Province, 28 inches tall at 27 years old when she performed in Wellington in 1929.

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what a beautiful animal!!

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Moonta Acrobatic Clowns, Australia.

Celebrity Betty White got to hang out with American Quarter Horse Chocolena Chic Bar, owned by Sarah Newland. Betty sponsors BraveHearts Therapeutic Riding & Educational Center of Harvard, Illinois, where Sarah works. "I thought it was so fun that Betty got to meet my Quarter Horse, 'Chica'!" Sarah said.

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Always saddle your own horse, Connie Reeves lived to be 101 years young

Rainbow horse braids