Riding Horses with Hearing Loss (and Wearing Hearing Aids)

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Riding horses requires harmony between rider and steed, understanding cues, and being alert to the surroundings. For riders with hearing loss or those wearing hearing aids, there are specific challenges to navigate, but with preparation and adaptation, the experience can be just as rewarding. Below are tips tailored to ensure a safe and enjoyable horse-riding experience for those with hearing impairments. Horse Riding with hearing loss is completely achievable and safe with forward planning. 1. Open Communication: If you’re taking lessons or joining group rides, always inform the instructor or…

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