Q. What advice do you have for a customer looking to hire a provider like you?
A. Amor Ranch is a great safe and fun place to learn horseback riding. Nancy Parks has 40 years experience teaching horseback riding. Instructor patience, experience, understanding and safe horses is what you will need to learn horseback riding.
Q. If you were a customer, what do you wish you knew about your trade? Any inside secrets to share?
A. Safety is a big concern in horseback riding. You want to be sure the horses, facility and instructors are quality.
Foundation is vital to become a good rider. Amor Ranch teaches on bareback pads so the student gains that foundation. To become a great rider, foundation is vital. Loving the horse and how to communicate with them is just as important.
Q. What questions should a consumer ask to hire the right service professional?
A. How much experience do you have? What do your riders learn? Do you have You Tube videos of your students showing what they do? How often are lessons? Will the instructor be reliable, ready for your lesson and on time.
Q. What important information should buyers have thought through before seeking you out?
A. Will the instructor be reliable? Will we get a lesson every week on time? Are helmets provided? What do I need to wear? How safe are the horses? How understanding and patience is the instructor?
Q. Why does your work stand out from others who do what you do?
A. Amor Ranch teaches most students on a bareback pad. Adults start on a saddle and can choose to try a bareback pad if they feel confident enough. Most do. Balance and movement with the horse is what riding is all about and riders can feel that when riding on a bareback pad. Riding is rhythm.
Q. What do you like most about your job?
A. Students trying so hard and making goals. That goal made can put me on a high like nothing else. I get so excited for my students when they accomplish something with a horse that was so hard for them for so long. Slow and steady wins the race!
Q. What questions do customers most commonly ask you? What's your answer?
A. How many lessons does it take to learn to ride. Answer: A horsemanship learning journey that never ends. The fun is the learning journey and making all the little accomplishments along the way.