Teaching Old Dogs New Tricks

Ian G has been riding motorbikes a long time. Fast approaching 60 he thought he was beyond learning new skills and techniques to improve his riding. He spent a day with us at a Stage 2 course, having previously completed Stage 1 a few years ago. Ian started riding dirt bikes over fields and ditches 40 odd years ago. Since then he’s ridden all round Europe, through all manner of boggy trails in the UK and Southern Ireland, and even ridden through sand and over rocks in Zambia.  “Harry has helped me improve my skills level so that I can now tackle obstacles that previously I would have tried to work round or struggle over …. with lots of sweat and curses.”
With Harry leading the instruction and coaching, he was able to give Ian some pointers and tips on how to feel more confident tackling obstacles when out on the trails. In Ian’s own words, “I really didn’t think I had it in me. I can’t recommend the Desert Rose Riding Academy enough and looking forward to getting out there now with less cursing and more smiles !! I will be back of course for my next installment of You CAN teach an old dog new tricks”

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