Learning how to ride like a cowgirl
The sport of Western riding like a cowboy. is becoming more popular in the UK.
The horseback style, was developed in America, to help cowboys and girls do their job better.
American cowboys work long hours on horseback over difficult types of land, and they often had to lasso cattle.
They have to learn how to control the horse with one hand and use the other to work the lasso,
The horse is taught to change direction with little pressure on a the reins against the its neck.
Now the style has become a sport.
Olivia will be competing in the World Championships next year.