Anyone that wants to ride a horse is going to need a least a small amount of basic training. This applies to those who just want to pleasure ride a horse. For example, riding a horse around the coral or going on a trail ride.
For those who want to go beyond this type of training, it means choosing the type of riding that one is interested in. Then following this is determining what kind of training is then required. This can be at different intensity levels.
Most often those that are taking riding training have the hopes of entering horse events and competitions. In these cases, the training can be quite extensive. For example, if a rider wants to participate in dressage then there are many different levels of training that they may want to participate in.
No matter which riding activity is going to be chosen it is important that the proper training program is entered into that is being conducted by an experienced trainer. It also takes a great deal of commitment on the part of the rider as repetition is most likely going to be the biggest challenge that comes with riding training.