Horseback riding isnt only a great workout; its also an opportunity to enjoy a little intimate time with natureand yourself. Women in particular have been known to experience great joys during long, intense rides. Finding the right saddle, like finding the right partner, can be a challenge, but a good fit and a steady rhythm pretty much guarantee you a damned good ride. There is, however, one occupational hazard any jockey faces: You might end up with a bruised bum. But when has that ever stopped you from having a good time?
This article from the Village Voice Archive was posted on October 15, 2008