What is riding a horse called? Horse-riding is often simply called riding. The usual American word is horseback riding.
What is riding horseback? Horseback riding is the activity of riding a horse, especially for enjoyment or as a form of exercise.
What is the difference between horse riding and horseback riding? The difference between the two ways of saying it depends on the regional flavor of English being used. Horseback riding is used by people speaking American English, and horse riding is used by people who are not speaking American-style English, including English and other British people. You’re right, mgb.
Is horseback riding easy? Horse riding is not particularly easy to learn. It is both physically and mentally challenging to handle both your own posture in the saddle as well as the movements of the horse. Becoming a good rider can take years depending on how often and consistently you ride.