A Sunset Horseback Ride Is Good for the Soul, and This Video Is Proof

Posted by Paige Cerulli

This sunset horseback ride is so beautiful it seems otherworldly, and is a perfect reminder of how good riding is for our souls. 

Horseback riding is good for the soul; there's no arguing that. Anyone who rides regularly recognizes the therapeutic properties of horseback riding. After all, a good ride at the end of a stressful day can be the perfect way to escape from life, even if just for a short time. And while any old ride can be a great one, there's something extra-special about a sunset horseback ride.

This video may be short, but it's one of the most beautiful that I've ever seen. It captures the sheer beauty of being in sync with a horse. It captures nature and light and the grace of the horse on a beautiful trail ride. And it's the perfect example of how being alone in nature with just your horse can leave you feeling utterly peaceful.

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Take a look at this magical moment.

Posted by Tiffany Gook on Thursday, June 1, 2017

Horseback riding can help to relieve stress, can boost confidence, and offers countless other benefits. When you ride, you have to be entirely focused on what you're doing, meaning the problems of the outside world fall away for a time. A great ride can lift your spirits, and can leave you feeling restored.

We can analyze all of the reasons why riding is good for us. There are the physical effects of the horse's movement, the strength that we gain through each ride, and the stress relief that horses provide. But in the end, there's a little big of magic involved, too. Just go for a sunset ride like this one and you'll have to agree.

How has horseback riding improved your life? Tell us in the comments below. 

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A Sunset Horseback Ride Is Good for the Soul, and This Video Is Proof