This page has informative links for young riders. You might not be sure of the direction you want to ultimately go in with horses. It's good to ride different breeds of horses and learn different disciplines and styles of riding. You have plenty of time to explore the horse world and learn what you're most comfortable and content with as far as breeds and discipline, then as you progress you can follow your passion and dreams. Remember the best way to advance your riding skills is just like anything else, practice, practice, practice and the best thing you can do for your horse is ride it!